The Hannibal High School dance team known as the “Glitter Girls” officially ended its season and was honored at an awards banquet on March 26.
A season recap was given during the program as follows.
UDA Dance Camp (St. Louis) Team Awards: 4th Place - Home Routine; 1st Place - Team Routine and Superior Trophy (National Qualifier). Individual Awards: All - Americans - Candice Howe, Hannah Bogue, Jackie Dowil, Trennity Roland.
Farmington Invitational Competition (Farmington) Team Awards; 1st Place - 3A Hip Hop; 2nd Place - 3A Dance.
Individual Awards; Ensembles: 7th Place - Ashley Cummins, Candice Howe, and Hannah Bogue. 5th Place - Jackie Dowil and Korissa Glynn. 4th place - Trennity Roland, Jessica Taylor, and Jordan Zimmer. Soloists: Special Recognition Award Medals - Jessica Taylor (Top 10), Taylor Bramblett (Top 10), Korissa Glynn (Top 10), Trennity Roland, Ashley Cummins, Jordan Zimmer, Jackie Dowil, and Jill Bowen.
Missouri State Dance Team Championship Competition: Team Awards; 4th Place 3A Hip Hop. Individual Academic All-State: (GPA); 3.5-3.699; Jill Bowen, Trennity Roland, Chelisa Deere, (Freshman Recognition) Jordan Zimmer, Kaylee Quinn. 3.7-3.99; Ashley Cummins, Candice Howe, Hannah Bogue, Jackie Dowil, Korissa Glynn, (Freshman Recognition) Cheyenne Boss. 4.0 (Freshman Recognition) Clair Doyle and Jessica Taylor.
Team awards presented at the banquet are as follows:
Individual letters and bars: 1st year letters - Cheyenne Boss, Taylor Bramblett, Clair Doyle, Pinky Lee, Kaylee Quinn, Richy Rodgers, Jessica Taylor, Jordan Zimmer and Chelisa Deere. 2nd year letters and pins - Hannah Bogue, Jackie Dowil, Korissa Glynn, Trennity Roland, Jill Bowen and Paige Cummins. 2nd year letter, pin, and co-captain - Candace Howe. 2nd year letters, pin and captain - Ashley Cummins. Spirit Award - Cheyenne Boss. Most Improved - Jackie Dowil and Kaylee Quinn. Full-out Award - Clair Doyle. Dancer of the Year - Ashley Cummins.
This was the second year for the dance team and its first year competing. The team performed at the varsity football and basketball games, pep assemblies, talent shows, and for the Humane Society Dog Walk. It also participated in the Homecoming Parade. The team held fund- raisers throughout the year. The team is under the direction of Coach Jenny Benson and Assistant Coach Amanda Hanlin