Many of us have wondered, "Why are we the Crimson Kings?" After a few theories, we decided to ask Lily Din Woo '59-'83 - former member and director of the Corps. Here's the real story as told by Lily! "We actually renamed the corps in 1970, when we decided to enter standstill competition in the Nassau Suffolk circuit. Our original name was the "New York Chinese Public School Drum Corps". We were in the process of converting from a fife, drum and bugle corps to a drum and bugle corps and were designing and ordering a new uniform. We wanted to create a new name and logo on the uniform.