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Dazzlers Score in Dance and Academics

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    Addison Hulsart (left), Naomi Barlow, Samantha Lawrence, Cathryn Garza, Kiera Hyatt, Arantxa Fournier, Belem Briones, Hailey Espiritu, Emily Gonzales, Bailey Harvey, Sydney Nations and Maddison Martinez. Contributed Photo

DAYTON — The Dazzlers represented the community with poise, beauty and respect recently at the Crosby High School Competition. The team brought home many dance awards and were even recognized as the team with the highest GPA.

Brittany Hinkle states, “These girls not only work hard in practice, but they still manage to keep their grades up.”

Dayton ISD is so proud of these young ladies. The Dazzlers will be competing in two additional competitions on Feb. 24 and March 2. The Dazzlers will host their Spring Show on April 12th at 7 p.m.

The team brought home the following awards:


• 3rd place overall Samantha Lawrence - Solo 9-10th grade division

• 2nd place Cathryn Garza - Solo overall 11-12th grade division solo

• Emily Gonzales High Scoring Solo

• Division 1 Soloists Izzie Tripplet and Kiera Hyatt

• Platinum Soloists Cathryn Garza (2), Samantha Lawrence, and Emily Gonzalez

Officer Awards:

• Sweepstakes award

• Officer Jazz Best in Category 1st Place

• Officer Contemporary Best in Category 1st Place

• Officer Novelty Best in Novelty 1st Place AJC Award - Cathryn Garza


Team Awards:

• Platinum Sweepstakes

• Academic Award (Highest Team GPA)

• Best in category Jazz 1st place

• Best in category Pom 1st place

• Best in category Hip Hop 1st place

• Presentation Award Team Hip Hop

• Judges Award Team Hip Hop

• Highest scoring routine of the day team hip hop

• Grand Champion Team

• Grand Champion Officers