Bridge City Strutters Win Regional Awards
The Bridge City Strutters recently attended the American Dance Gussie Nell Davis Classic regional contest on Saturday, Feb. 16, held at the Kilgore College in Kilgore. The Strutters performed five team numbers in the categories of prop, kick, jazz, novelty and open. The Officers competed in three categories of novelty, lyrical and jazz. The Strutters were awarded a total of 12 team trophies and officers were awarded a total of 10 trophies.
Team awards were as follows: 1st Place Runner-Up – Medium Team Category, 1st Runner-Up Academic Team Award (3.6 GPA), Best of the Best Overall Team (only five teams awarded out of 25), Sweepstakes Award of Excellence, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Best Overall Technique Award, Best Overall Choreography Award, Judges Award-Novelty, Judges Award-Prop, Judges Award-Kick, Judges Award-Jazz and Judges Award-Open.
The Officers were awarded the following: Winners Overall-Medium Team Category, Sweepstakes Award of Excellence, Gussie Nell Davis Award, Best Overall Presentation Award, Best Overall Technique Award, Best Overall Precision Award, Best Overall Choreography Award, Judges Award-Novelty, Judges Award-Lyrical and Judges Award-Jazz.
Allison Fitts was awarded Solo Finalist-1st Runner Up-Medium Category.
The competition team consist of Captain Hannah Dunahoe, 1st Lt. Allison Fitts, Lt. Caitlin Villanoueva, Lt. Sarah English, Lt. Klacie Norris, Katelyn Broussard, Carissa Saenz, Marla Carter, Lacey Serrette, Tara Townes, Emily Ginn, Gretchen Hollier, Katelyn Norman, Alyson Smith, Meghan Smith, Mallory Wappler, Jordyn Ewing, and Allison Morphew.
Director is Cathy Riley and Assistant Director is Jane Busby.