The Award Winning Emerald Belles
Emerald Belles Win Many of the Top Awards at the MA Nationals!
The Emerald Belles competed at MA Nationals March 20-21st at the Fort Worth Convention Center and were awarded 6th place overall! The Belles entered in three dance categories and won 1st place in High Kick, 1st place in Lyrical, and 2nd place in Jazz.
The Officers were awarded 1st place in Jazz, 1st place in Contemporary, and 1st place in Lyrical. They were named in Officer Winner's Circle for being in the top 5 highest scoring officer groups.
Several Belles competed in solos, duets, and ensembles. In the 11/12 Solo Division Addie Perkins won 6th place, Laurel Kavanagh 13th place, and Jessica Bowman 14th place. In the 9/10 Solo Division Erica Darrah placed 9th.
Claire Berutti and Peyton Faltys entered a duet and were awarded 5th place. Shivani Chandra, Lauren Dooley, Lauren Teeuws, Ryleigh Malloy, Catherine Brannon, Madisyn Daniel, Claire McCoy, Bethany Sauls, Kelly Alspaw, and Ashley Greene entered a high kick routine in the large ensemble division and won 1st place.
MA Nationals Competition Videos 2015
Team Kick (First Place)
Team Lyrical (First Place)
Team Jazz (Second Place)
Officer Jazz (First Place)
Officer Lyrical (First Place
Officer Contemporary (First Place)
The Emerald Belles competed at the Crowd Pleasers drill team contest on February 20-21 and won first place Overall out of the entire competition! They were named Overall Grand Champion and received trophies, banner, and a winner's check. The Belles also won their division as well as 1st place in High Kick, Jazz, and Lyrical. They were awarded the Highest Scoring Dance of the Day for their high-kick routine, Outstanding Technique, Precision, and Choreography. The jazz and high kick both placed 1st Overall out of every division.
The Belle Officers (Addie Perkins, Aspen Reid, Cheylee Weigel, Jordan Young, Jessica Bowman, Laurel Kavanagh and Sophia Parrish) competed in the Officer Division and received 1st Runner-Up Overall, 1st in lyrical, 1st in Jazz, 2nd in Contemporary, and Outstanding Technique, Precision, and Choreography.
In the Junior/Senior Solo Division Addie Perkins and Jessica Bowman were awarded 2nd place, Laurel Kavanagh 3rd place, and Sophia Parrish 4th place.
In the Freshman/Sophomore Solo Division Claire McCoy won 2nd place and Ashley Estridge 3rd place.
In the Duet Division Claire Berutti and Peyton Faltys received 2nd place.
Medium Ensemble Division
Shivani Chandra, Lauren Dooley, Lauren Teeuws, Catherine Brannon, Ryleigh Malloy, Morgan Kay, Madisyn Daniel, Claire McCoy, Bethany Sauls, Kelly Alspaw, Audrey Vestal, and Ashley Greene entered in the medium ensemble division and were awarded 3rd place.
The Belles are under the direction of Melissa Page and assisted by Kathryn Dobrow.
Crowd Pleasers Competition Videos 2015
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