The Bridge City Strutters attended the Gussie Nell Davis Classic Regional Competition at Kilgore College in Kilgore, on Feb. 25. In medium category, the team won Sweepstakes, Gussie Nell Davis Award, and Judges Awards in novelty and open categories. In order to receive a Judges Award, teams must receive a 95 or higher from every judge.

The Strutters took honors as second runner-up Academic Champions with a 3.74 grade point average on a 4.0 grade scale. The Strutter officers won Sweepstakes, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Best Overall Choreography, Best Overall Presentation, Judges Awards in novelty and open, and Best in Class Overall second runner-up. Solo finalists are Kaitlyn Ezell, Nicole Encalade, Madison Woodruff and Aubrey Hale. Outstanding Director was awarded to Strutters Director, Cathy Riley.

The Strutters competition team includes: Nicole Encalade, Karli Anderson, Kaitlyn Ezell, Madison Woodruff, Sydney Shepherd, Devon Skidmore, Caylee Champagne, Samantha Morphew, Katie Nation, Sarah Norville, Aubrey Hale, Madison Lyons, Ciara Cooper, Alexandra Biggs, Victoria Gauthier, Hailey Ashworth, Rachel Hecker, Kristen Young, Maura Terrell and Hannah Carruth.