Vandalia Dance Teams

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By The Staff

Two dance teams from the Vandalia Dance and Tumbling Academy recently performed at regional competitions. The dance team (first photo) received first place in the hip-hop category with their routine of "Transform Ya," and had the overall high school in their age group. At the Showstopper Regional competition, the team finished second. The team is pictured in the top photo. In the front row, from left, are: Mindy Ritchey, Kenzie Belcher, Maeghan Phillips and Haley Bigelow. In the back row are: Morgan Hall, Ellie Ehrat, Emily Hill, Courtney Gaylord and Lexie Stuckwisch. The junior dance team (second photo) placed sixth at its regional competition with their routine of "DJ Got Us Falling in Love." At the Showstopper Regional, the junior team earned third-place honors. They are pictured in the right photo. In the front row, from left, are: Ashton Smith, Abby Crawford and Taylor Nance. In the middle are: Stacey Hudson, Gwen Bennett and Sarah Craig. In the back are: Jazmyne Long, Kaylin Holman and Kacey Elam. The dance team will compete at Six Flag in St. Louis on Saturday and will have a public recital on June 11.