School Board honors Thompson dance team

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor

ALABASTER – The Alabaster Board of Education shined the spotlight on a successful Thompson High School team during an April 8 meeting, shortly after the team brought home plenty of hardware during the 2019 competition season.

School Board members and Alabaster School Superintendent Dr. Wayne Vickers recognized members of the THS Warriorettes Dance Team during the meeting’s “Good things happening in our schools” section.

During the 2019 competition season, the dance team, which is sponsored by Zandra Morris, placed first in the kick and pom categories at the Dance Team Union Northern Alabama Regional competition, and were crowned champions overall in the kick category.

At the American All-Stars Southeastern Regionals, the team placed first in the kick and pom categories.

While competing at the National Dance Alliance North Alabama Regional competition, the team placed first in kick, first in pom and first in hip-hop.

At the Dance Team Union national competition, the team made it to the finals in the kick and hip-hop categories, and placed fifth in kick and 10th in hip-hop out of all teams competing.

Members of the dance team recognized during the meeting were:

 

-Emma Herron

-Alyssa O’Rear

-Tori Williams

-Emaline Morris

-Elise Roberts

-Maddie Machovec

-Casey Mayhall

-Emily Scales