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Dance – JCCC dance team golden at nationals


Dance – JCCC dance team golden at nationals

2011 JCCC Dance Team

OVERLAND PARK, KS – The Johnson County Community College Golden Girls dance team competed at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate National Championship Competition in Daytona Beach, Fla., April 6-10, and placed seventh in the finals competition. The Golden Girls were just .384 points shy of first place.

A day earlier, the team placed second out of 12 teams in the preliminary round, ensuring JCCC’s first appearance in the NDA finals. The NDA Collegiate National Championship is the largest cheer and dance competition, with more than 250 teams and 28 divisions.

“The team learned their routine back in October and spend months preparing for this competition,” said coach Amy Sellers. “Only one of our team members had experience competing at this event, so we are extremely pleased with the outcome.”

The performance included three sections: Pom; Jazz and Hip-Hop. The following are the members of the 2010-11 JCCC Golden Girls dance team.

Brittany Watson (Captain)
Lauren Walling (Captain)
Whitney Bolton
Michelle Beeler
Jenny Duong
Lexi Davidson
Kitty Griffith
Mary Jane Graves
Kate Hoffman
Shelby Kidder
Madalyn Meeker
Jasmine Radice
Emily Fiebig
Ayssa Oliveras

For schedules, rosters, and other team information, go to