Local dancers earn superior ribbons, bid to national competition

The St. Benedict at Auburndale Dance Team earned all superior ribbons and a bid to National Competition at camp this week at Arkansas State University.

They also won the spirit trophy and the “super spirit stick.”

Katy Brock and Kara Drago earned a spot on the UDA All-American team.

Their coaches are Lindsay Bartholomew and Grace Mitchell.

The Eaglettes, a middle school All-Star team, attended camp with the SBA Dance team at Arkansas State.

They received all blue ribbons to earn a superior trophy and a bid to Nationals as well as well as a daily spirit stick, a drill down competition, the home routine the “super spirit stick.”

The Eaglettes are coached by former SBA Dance Captain Catie Blackwood.




ABOVE: SBA Varsity Dance Team – Front, from left, are Katy Brock, Elise Giles, Kara Drago, Julia Dugan and Aubrey Greer. Back, from left, are Hannah Dugan, Jordyn Blackburn, Emma Nelson, Hannah Stevens, Lindsey Deller, Caroline Vassallo and Erin Herbers.




RIGHT: Eaglettes – Front, from left, are Ava Evans, Campbell Holmes, Madi Carter and Courtney Zoccola. Back, from left, are Brianna Ayers, Mollie Wright, Mary Grace Criswell and Madeline Cummins.