Eaglette Success at January Competitions

The Olathe North Eaglette Dance Team attended the Lee Summit North Dance Team Invitational on January 21st.  The competition had over 65 teams participate. The team brought home many awards including the following:

• 2nd Place Varsity Pom
• Choreography Award for Varsity Pom
• 3rd Place Varsity Jazz
• 5th Place Varsity Lyrical
• 1st Place Junior Varsity Pom
• 3rd Place Junior Varsity Lyrical
• 4th Place Junior Varsity Hip Hop

Dancers from the Eaglettes also attended the Kansas Spectacular Dance Team Competition on January 20th. All performers were outstanding. Special recognition to:

• Solo Winners: McKenna Cain and Grace Williams
• Duet Award of Excellence for Ellie Miller / Cassie Walsh and McKenna Cain / Shalise Hannibal
• Ensemble Award of Excellence for the Varsity Officers (Jimeara Brock, Abby Falkner, Emily Krieg, and Ellie Miller)

The Olathe North Eaglette Dance Team attended the 5 Star Productions Dance Team Competition at Olathe South on January 27th and 28th. The team brought home many awards including the following:

•Solo Winners: McKenna Cain, Shalise Hannibal, Ellie Miller, Linsey Rogers, Cassie Walsh, and Grace Williams
•Duet Award of Excellence for McKenna Cain / Shalise Hannibal and Ellie Miller / Cassie Walsh
•Ensemble Award of Excellence for Katy Cronin / Clara Ford / Kaitlyn Rupe / Morgan Salazar
•Judges Award for Polish and Precision for Varsity Lyrical
•Judges Award for Technique for Varsity Pom
•Judges Award for Choreography for Junior Varsity Hip Hop
•Judges Award for Showmanship for Varsity Jazz and Junior Varsity Pom
•Officer Award of Excellence
•Sweepstakes Trophy Winner for Varsity and Junior Varsity
•Five-Star Shining Star Award for Varsity and Junior Varsity for achieving a 90 or above from all judges on at least 3 team routines (highest rating attainable).
•Best in Class for the Varsity and Junior Varsity for being one of the highest scoring teams of the day in their divisions
•The Varsity Eaglettes were also selected for perform in the 5 Star Showcase. The judges chose 9 of their favorite routines to perform again at the end of the day and the Eaglettes were asked to perform their jazz routine.
•The biggest honor was being selected as the Most Admired Team, which was voted on by all of the other teams.

Congratulations, Eaglettes, for representing Olathe North in the best possible way!

The Varsity Eaglettes will be competing at NDA Nationals in Orlando, Florida March 3-5th. You can see the Eaglettes performing at all Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball Games throughout the month of February. Be sure to mark your calendar for their annual Spring Show on Friday, April 14th and Saturday, April 15th at 7:00 in the Olathe North Auditorium.

Team members include:

Varsity: Gwyneth Allen, Jessica Baugh, Jimeara Brock (Captain), McKenna Cain, Tierney Carley, Katy Cronin, Abby Falkner (Senior Lieutenant), Clara Ford, Shalise Hannibal, Emily Krieg(Senior Lieutenant), Ellie Miller (Captain), Rachel Price, Linsey Rogers, Kaitlyn Rupe, Morgan Salazar, Sydney Summers, Cassie Walsh, and Grace Williams

Junior Varsity: Allure Adams, Valerie Bolton, Kaley Bovard, Morgan Dorrell, Riley Edmondson (Officer), Abrielle Gilbert, Kaylee Hicks (Officcer), Tiera Jackson (Captain), Lily Matuszeski, Ava Pace, and Chloe Perez.

Eaglette Coach: Sara Heptig
Assistant Coaches: Kristen Burton and Janae Mahaffie
Junior Varsity Coach: Val Elazagui
Eaglette Manager: Madison Ramon

5 Star

Lee Summit


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