(Rockwall) The Rockwall HS Stingerettes Drill Team recently competed at American Dance and Drill’s Nationals competition at the University of North Texas where they won multiple National Champion awards.
Each group swept the competition.
Best Team Sportsmanship
Most Outstanding Team – Tote Unlimited Award
National Champion Team Lyrical
National Champion Team Pom
National Champion Team Novelty
National Champion Team Jazz
Elite/Show Stopper Awards:
National Champion Elite Jazz
National Champion Elite Conteimporary
National Champion Elite Open
1st Runner up Elite Hip Hop
National Champion Officer Jazz
National Champion Officer Open
National Champion Officer Lyrical
National Champion Officer Contemporary
The Stingerettes won the Best of the Best, which is where all of the teams, officers, and elite groups scores are added together. The top scoring team is announced across all dance genres. Rockwall HS dancers swept every category.
Best of the Best First Place National Champion Officer Squad
Best of the Best First Place National Champion Team
Best of the Best First Place National Champion Elite Team (Show Stoppers)
The JV team, Jacket Babes also won National Champion on their small ensemble performance. Captain Jessi Schmitt won first place for her solo. Julia Blevins, and Kendall Bayes were solo finalists. First Lieutenant Ashlynn White was a finalist in the kick competition.
In the elite category, Rockwall HS had the top four highest scoring routines of the competition with the Elite Open, Elite Contemporary, Elite Jazz and Elite Hip hop routines.
They also won three WOW awards for performances.