Varsity Dance · BHS dance team competes at camp

The Dance Team started its season with a visit to UDA Summer Camp. They returned home with the following accolades:

– 5 team members were awarded the coveted All American Award and are now eligible to march in the New Year’s Day parade in Rome, Italy. Congratulations to seniors Berto Davalos, Whitney Drew, Katie Bohman, Chloe Shaw, and sophomore Rachel Kuntz.

– 2nd place finish in their home routine with a blue ribbon/superior rating earning the team a bid to National Competition held in Orlando, FL. Teams qualifying for nationals are also qualified to perform at the pre-game of the Citrus Bowl.

– Officers are qualified to perform at the Varsity Spectacular at Disney in November. Seniors Drew, Davalos and Bohman have elected to attend the event.

– The Team also received the Team “Full out” award for consistent hard work through camp, as well a spirit sticks each night.

– UDA encourages all teams to participate in their Team up for St. Jude philanthropy. Batesville dancers completed more St. Jude letters per dancer than any other team at camp.

– 12 drill down ribbons

– 32 blue ribbons, 3 red and 1 white for individual routine performances.

-Berto Davalos and Kila Zukowsky both received a pin it forward award. Berto received his from our head UDA instructor for his effort, drive and full on commitment to his craft. Kila received hers from a Kings High school dancer for standing out positively by cheering on and encouraging everyone in her group.

– outstanding coach award presented to Head Coach Denette Callahan