The West Brook STARS Dance/Drill Team under the direction of Tisha Smith, competed the past two weekends at regional competitions. The first competition, Champions Regional was held at Cy Creek High School and the second competition, Crowd Pleasers Regional was held at Clear Springs High School.
The STARS came home with several accolades, some of which include:
- Division One Ranked Soloists: Heather Aumiller, Caroline Bridges, Keeli Broussard, Hope Gardner, Katie Kolp and Tessa Lackey.
- Alex Thorne, STARS Captain, placed 1st at Champions Regional Competition.
- The Duet of Abby Hall and Meagan Mankin finished as 2nd Runner up.
- The Trio of Hope Gardner, Tessa Lackey and Haleigh Voth finished as 1st Runner Up.
- The Elite Kick group finished as 1st Runner up and Elite Lyrical won the category!
- The STARS received Choreography Awards for their Military Routine.
- The officers won the Novelty category.
The Team received the following accolades: Judges Awards, 1st Place Novelty and Military categories, 1st runner-up in Jazz, 2nd runner-up in Pom and were 1st runner up at both contests.
The STARS worked extremely hard during the past few months and their director, Mrs. Smith, is very proud of all of their accomplishments. Shortly after Spring Break, the Stars will begin preparations for their annual end of the year show, Stellar Revue to be held on May 14, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the West Brook High School PAC.