Chandler Dean was awarded First in the Thirteen and Over Photogenic Category.  It is really easy to see how Chandler received this award - beautiful, Chandler!  It's hard though when we've known these young ladies since they were about three or four years old to see them as grown young ladies

The following performances received IDA Nominations (highese scoring in their genre of entire weekend:

 

Jazz - "My Discarded Men"     Lyrical - "Waves"     Tap - "Rhythm Nation"      Peoples Choice - White Flag" 

 

Convention Scholarship Winners:      Lauryn Hague      Myla McGhee      Mae Armstrong     

 

Heartiest Congratulations to JDC Performers and Instructors--Ms. Lois and Ms. Rachel,and

 

 to Mr. Kristof Waltermire for his technique instruction.  We are all so proud of you all.

Lindsay Hague competed her Contemporary Solo to "Champion" in the Competitive Senior category.  Mr. Rachel taught Lindsay in this performance, for which Lindsay received a Diamond and placed Sixth in the overall.

Lindsay Hague performed her Lyrical solo to "Anyone" in the Competitive Senior Division.  This was entered in the Student Choreography Category and Lindsay received a Diamond and placed 8th in the Overall.

Competing Lyrical in the Competitive Teen Trio Category and awarded a Diamond were Mae Armstrong, Lauryn Hague and Lindsay Hague.  Ms. Rachel is the instructor for this performance.

Mae Armstrong competed her lyrical performance to "Ashes" in the Competitive Teen Category and received a Diamond and placed Fifth Overall.  This performance was taught by Ms. Lois.

Competing Lyrical in the Novice Junior Trio Category to "The Voice Within" were Jaidyn Clifton, Kylie McNutt and Raquelle Williams.  This performance taught by Ms. Lois was awarded a Diamond and Placed First Overall .

Tori Kiser competed her Contemporary solo to "At Last" in the Competitive Senior category and was awarded a Diamond and placed Fifth Overall.  This performance was choreographed by Casia Basia and is taught by Ms. Lois.

Myla McGhee competed her Contemporary solo to "Freedom" in the Competive Senior Category.  Myla was awarded an Elite Diamond and placed Fourth Overall.  This performance was taught by Ms. Rachel.

Chandler Dean competed her Contemporary Solo to "Stand Up" in the Competitive Senior Category.  Chandler was awarded a Diamond and placed Tenth in the Overall.

Competing Tap in the Competitive Teen Small Group Category to "Rhythm Nation" were Mae Armstrong, Chandler Dean, Tori Kiser, Myla McGhee and Keanna Phelps.  This performance, which was choreographed by Kyle Plunkett and taught by Ms. Lois, received a Diamond.

JDC COMPETES AT GROOVE DANCE COMPETITION - Page Two

 

AND WINS BIG!

Competing Hip Hop in the Novice Jr. Small Group category were Mae Armstrong, Trent Armstrong, Jaidyn Clifton, Landree Malloy, Kylie McNutt and Raquelle Williams.  This group, taught by Ms. Lois was awarded an Elite Saphire.  You can tell by the photo that there is a range of ages from not even six to fifteen and involves one senior dancer, four junior dancers and one mini dancer.

Tori competed her solo to "Best Shot" in the Open Category, Competitive Senior Category, for which she received a Diamond and placed Seventh.  This performance was choreographed by Casia Basia and taught by Ms. Lois.

Competing Contemporary in the Intermediate Petite Category to "Angel by the Wing" was Lily Overholser.  Lily was awarded a Diamond and placed Second Overall.  Lily's performance was choreographed by Casia Basia and Ms. Lois is her instructor.

Kaylee Pelkey competed her lyrical performance to "My Always" in the Novice Petite Category, for which she received an Elite Diamond and placed Second Overall.  Ms. Lois is the instructor for this performance.  

Lauryn Hague competed her lyrical performance in the Competitive Junior Category to "Dynasty" and received a Diamond and placed Fifth overall.  Ms. Rachel is the instructor for this performance.

Trent Armstrong competed his jazz performance to "Such a Night" in the Novice Junior division and received a Diamond and 7th in the performances.  Trent's dance was choreographed by Kyle Plunkett and is taught by Ms. Lois.

Mae Armstrong competed her jazz performance to "Fever" in the Competitive Teen Category and was awarded an Elite Saphire.  Mae, taught by Ms. Lois, received a Judges' Choice Award for this number "Turn for Days."

Senior Dancers, Tori Kiser and Myla McGhee, performed their Contemporary dance to "Water" in the Competitive Senior Category and received a Diamond.  This performance was choreographed by Casia Basia and taught by Ms. Rachel.

Performing tap in the Intermediate Petite category to "Five Guys Named Moe"  were Aubrey Hague, Landree Malloy, Hayes McMahan, Lianna Overholser and Lily Overholser.  The  performance taught by Ms. Lois received a Diamond.

Keanna Phelps performed her Jazz dance in the Intermediate Junior Division to "Dance Like Yo Daddy."  Keanna received a Diamond and placed 8th overall.  Ms. Lois is the instructor for this performance.

Competing Hip Hop in the Intermediate Small Group Category to "Shake" were Josie Epperson, Aubrey Hague, Hayes McMahan, Lianna Overholser, Lily Overholser and Kaylee Pelkey.  This performance, taught by Ms. Lois, received a Diamond and placed Fourth.

Competing Contemporary in the Competitive Senior Small Group Category to "White Flag," were Mae Armstrong, Chandler Dean, Lindsay Hague, Tori Kiser and Myla McGhee.  This performance taught by Ms. Rachel received a Diamond and placed First.  The performance also received a Judges Choice Award of "Awesome Attack."

Competing Jazz in the Novice Junior Small Category to "September" were Trent Armstrong, Jaidyn Clifton, Kylie McNutt and Raquelle Williams.  The group, taught by Ms. Rachel, was awarded a Diamond and placed 8th overall.  

Tori Kiser and Lily Overholser competed their Contemporary dance to "Feel My Love" in the Competitive Teen Duet Category.    This performance, choreographed by Casia Basia and taught by Ms. Lois, received a Diamond and placed First.  Lily and Tori share a special relationship as expressed in their performances both this year and last.

This performance to "Build a Snowman" was performed in the Competitive Junior Trio by sisters Lindsay, Lauryn and Aubrey Hague.  This performance was in the Open category and was taught by Ms. Lois.  The Trio were awarded a Diamond and received First Overall.  

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