Golden Motion Dace Team Dominates MA Nationals
GMDT had a great time competing at the MA Dance Nationals in Fort Worth. The girls represented BHS in such a positive light! They were nominated as one of the teams for having the best sportsmanship of the contest! Golden Motion was named 2016 National Champions for the Medium size team division taking home National Champion Jackets!
McKenna Fairbanks - 5th place 15-16 yr old soloist
1st place Large Ensemble
1st place medium officer contemporary
1st place medium officer lyrical
1st place medium officer open
1st place medium officer line
2nd place overall officer line regardless of team size
1st place medium team contemporary
1st place medium team hip hop
1st place medium team modern
1st place medium team Pom
3rd place team overall regardless of team size
Nationals Photos - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ms1377dii9x1wop/AADMmBi3T26ClTBm7XUVNOIma?dl=0
Nationals Videos -
Team Pom - https://youtu.be/8RO-em19fJg
McKenna Fairbanks Solo Finals - https://youtu.be/A8WBpMVlwn4
Officer Open - https://youtu.be/tI6Wdtr588I
Team Modern - https://youtu.be/dy5wkAE2lp8
Team Hip Hop - https://youtu.be/JPZwwSGhwIY
Team Contemporary - https://youtu.be/J7qmnDF7vmI
Senior Tribute - https://youtu.be/iZXbkxGmkOg
Officer Lyrical - https://youtu.be/NjetvUiR8V8
Officer Contemporary - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6PHgl-zFRg&feature=youtu.be
RHS Dance Receives Numerous Awards at International Competition
Congratulations to the Richland HS Dance Department and instructors Nicole Numa and Amber Martin who received numerous awards at this year's National International Competition hosted by American Dance Drill Team at The University of North Texas. Special individual recognition goes to senior Kandace Tuttle for being selected as the "2016 Miss National High Kick" from over 200 auditioners. Additional highlights include:
Congratulations to Birdville HS Dance and Drill Team for their outstanding performances at the Crowd Pleasers' Houston State Championship. The Golden Motion Drill Team officers secured 1st Place for their category. The Golden Motion Drill Team won 1st Place for their category as well as being named the contest's "Showcase Elite Team."
RHS Dance Wins ADDT Galveston!
Congratulations to the RHS Dance Department and Dixie Belles Drill Team for their outstanding accomplishments at the American Dance Drill Team's Galveston Island Dance Festival. Among the numerous awards they received, the Dixie Belles were the top scoring dance team out of all 50 competing schools and named "Best of the Best".
Haltom HS and Birdville HS Succeed at DEAL Assessment
Congratulations to both Haltom HS and Birdville HS dance departments on their recent success at the Texas Dance Educators Association DEAL (Dance Assessment of Education and Learning) event. This assessment asks each school to select 12-20 students from their Dance 1 classes who are then given a limited time to learn and reproduce a series of movement combinations based on the state's Dance 1 curriculum. Both Haltom and Birdville groups received a Division I rating which is the highest score possible. Thanks to BHS dance instructors Allie Hudak and Katie Perdue as well as HHS dance instructors Dieca Jones and Emily Robison for helping these students to this success!
RHS Dance Department Succeeds at DFW Championship
Congratulations to the Richland HS Dance Department on their recent successes at the American Dance/Drill Team's DFW Dance Championship. Of the many awards received, the RHS Drill Team and Officers were both named "Best In Class" with the RHS Officers being the highest ranked officer line out of all 51 competing groups! The RHS Drill Team was also named "Most Outstanding Team of the Day", an award voted on by the other competing teams.
Golden Motion Drill Team Officers Win Big!
Congratulations to the Birdville HS Golden Motion Drill Team officers for their outstanding performance at Spirit Celebration's Christmas Classic Dance Competition in Dallas. The officer team was the highest scoring routine of the entire competition. They have received a paid bid to attend Spirit Celebration's Worlds Dance Competition in Orlando in April. View their award winning performance at https://youtu.be/EdFmykpUYls.