Area dance students reap rewards at competitions
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Dancers from Tricia's Dance Extreme include, front row from left, Elizabeth Schlegel and Kira Hettler; and back row, Danielle Laub, Jaiden Muffley, Maddy Bronko, Kayla Despain and Brittany Miller.
Students at Tricia's Dance Extreme, Lehighton, recently participated in two competitions.
The Performing Arts Alliance took place Nov. 23-25 in King of Prussia.
In the 3-5 year age group, Kira Hettler was named "Tiny Miss Performing Arts. In modeling, she got a first place in dress, sportswear, loungewear and swimwear; a third place in novelty modeling; second place in solo classical and solo lyrical; third place in solo hip hop and solo specialty.
Kira and Blake Muffley earned a second place in duo jazz.
In the 6-7 year age group, Elizabeth Schlegel received a third place in sports wear and solo classical.
In the 8-9 year age group, Jaiden Muffley received a first place in dress modeling, solo hip hop and solo pantomime; a second place in sportswear modeling, swimwear modeling, solo modern and solo jazz; and third place in solo lyrical and solo classical.
Jayden and Kayla Despain earned a first place in duo lyrical and duo jazz and a third place in duo hip hop.
In the 10-12 year age group, the girls earned third place in group jazz.
In the 13-15 year age group, Brittany Miller received a second place in swimwear, loungewear and sportswear.
In the 16-18 year age group, Danielle Laub earned a third place in solo TV.
At the Contest of Champions, held Jan. 18-19 in King of Prussia, the following girls were recognized.
Brittany Miller was named the grand champion in the 13-15 age group for modeling, and won $250 in cash. She was also named top in the 13-15 age group.
Jaiden Muffley and Kayla Despain, in the 8-9 year age group were named top in jazz and top in lyrical.