Dancers bring home honors
Published on -3/14/2013, 10:52 AM
Special to The Hays Daily News
Jackie Creamer's Vision Dance Company, Hays, performed at the Talent On Parade Dance Competition last month in Colorado Springs, Colo.
All 29 of Vision Dance Company's duos, trios, small groups, large groups and line dances made the top 10, with nine of those taking first overall awards.
The studio won the Studio Technique Award.
"Pre-Pro" scholarship winners were Jenna Romme and Maia Lummus. Hays High School senior Mikayla Linnwon the "Go Pro" Scholarship, which offers a workshop that provides pre-professional dancers the opportunity to train, perform, learn and live the life of a professional dancer.
Also, Mikayla Linn, Mallory Linn and Brooklyn Schaffer won the Top Starz award for the opportunity to perform at nationals with other Top Starz from different studios across the nation.
The large group, Rivolta, was recognized and asked to perform in the "Go Pro" performance in Branson, Mo. The group includes Molly Barnett, Ashley Curry, Kirsten Ellard, Mariah Haley, Taylor Hodny, Elissa Jensen, Courtney Kaba, Reagan Kaiser, Amber Klaus, Lauren Keller, Laura Langhofer, Mallory Linn, Mikayla Linn, Jordyn Manhart and Vicky Unrein.