Northwest NEWS

October 9, 2000


Turning Pointe Dance team goes to nationals


In early July, the dance team from Turning Pointe Dance Centre traveled to Orlando, Florida for Company Dance's national dance competition. In the semi-final competition, the juniors received various awards of silver, high silver and gold.
   The seniors received all gold awards except for a few high silver awards. The team performed eight numbers, the most of any studio that qualified to go to the finals. They competed against top dancers from around the nation and placed in the top six.
   The final competition will be broadcast on ESPN2 Dec. 31 at 4:30 p.m.
   The team members were: Jessie Adam, Michelle Chase, Jennifer Dines, Alyce Foshee, Julia Harding, Julie Hawkes, Brielle Hibma, Jessica Jenkins, Sara Latter, Nicki Loud, Alyssa McCarthy, Laura McCarthy, Maggie Ryan, Danika Skaggs, Kerry Taylor, Aislinn Thompson, Carli Tripp, Lauren Van Winkle and Deanna White.