The Bryant High School Stinger Steppers dance squad, coaches by Laura Wooten, returned from the UDA National High School Dance Championships in Orlando, Fla., with another spectacular result. The girls, competing in the small varsity category, finished 10th in Hip Hop and 14th in small varsity Pom.
Their preliminary round hip hop score was high enough to take them past the semi-finals, straight into the finals.
In Pom, they worked their way through the preliminary round and the semi's to reach the finals.
The squad was also awarded the UDA American Spirit Award that garnered them a full-page picture in the program and a video presentation that was seen at the contest and on all the Disney stations at Orlando.
Members of the squad are seniorCaptain Jessica Maxey, juniorsCaptain MacKenzie Cole, Captain Cara Prichard, Katy Mozisek, Brittany Stearns, and sophomoresBetsy Browning, Jennifer Bull, Paige Farnam, Katherine Kordsmeier, Mariah McElroy, Erin Moser, Lauren Penfield, Erica Reeves, Samantha Sanders, Aimee Tedford, and Amy Whitt.