Ursuline Academy has congratulated the Ursuline Dance Team on their performance at the Ameridance Regional Competition, receiving the Grand Champion title over the more than 80 routines presented by teams from across Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.
The Ursuline Varsity Dance team took first place in the Varsity Pom and Varsity Hip Hop competitions. The Ursuline Elite Dance team took first place in the Open Hip Hop competition. Additionally, the Varsity Dance team received the High Point Award, the Wow Choreography Award, and a Golden Ticket automatic bid to the final round at Nationals for their “Flying Monkeys” routine. The team also received the title of Grand Champion for their “Flying Monkeys” routine by receiving the top score throughout the entire competition.
The 31 Ursuline students on the Varsity Dance team will next travel to the Ameridance National Competition in Indianapolis on March 29. Prior to that, 13 of the Varsity members who make up the Ursuline Elite Dance team will go to Orlando for the Ameridance International Competition on March 21. This competition will include dance teams from all over the world.
Congratulations to the members of the Elite Dance team: Danielle Brinkmann ‘16 of Liberty Township, Amelia Dahm ‘16 of Mason, Kate Debbane ‘17 of Hamilton Township, Monica Dornoff ‘16 of Sharonville, Danielle Driscoll ‘15 of West Chester, Tiffany Elmore ‘15 of Loveland, Hanna Geisler ‘14 of Indian Hill, Alden Gerstner ‘16 of West Chester, Madeline Johnson ‘14 of Liberty Township, Megan McShane ‘16 of Deerfield Township, Christina Pan ‘15 of Evendale, Kaylyn Robinson ‘15 of Miami Township, and Audrey Seminara ‘15 of Mason.
Congratulations to the additional members of the Varsity Dance team: Erica Behrens ‘15 of Anderson, Lindsey Clemmons ‘16 of Deerfield Township, Maria Geisler ‘15 of Indian Hill, Madelyn George ‘16 of Deerfield Township, Lauren Grafton ‘16 of Montgomery, Emma Guenther ‘15 of Fairfield, Grace Hellmann ‘16 of Hyde Park, Lily Hofstetter ‘16 of Hyde Park, Katie MacVittie ‘17 of Montgomery, Rebecca Mefford ‘15 of Batavia, Meagan Morgan ‘16 of Woodlawn, Madaline Rinaldi ‘16 of Blue Ash, Elysia Ruiz ‘16 of Mason, Melani Seilkop ‘17 of Fairfield, Macy Sigward ‘16 of Mason, Mary Clare Van Hulle ‘16 of Madeira, Maria Ventura ‘16 of Deerfield Township, Jennifer Welch ‘15 of Blue Ash, and Dance Team coach Brenda Elmore of Loveland.