DSHS dance teams conclude competition season

The Dripping Springs High School Hi-Steppers recently completed their competitive season with multiple awards at the Alamo City Dance Classic in San Antonio. DSHS received the ”Line of Champions” and the “Officer Line of Champions” awards, which signifies being one of the highest eight scoring and highest five scoring entries in the entire contest. Both the team and the officers had the highest score of the contest for showmanship and choreography in Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Contemporary, as well as Technique in Hip Hop and precision team in both Hip Hop and Jazz. The Hi-Steppers were second for Best in Class (large schools) and took home both the Judges Award and Sweepstakes ratings for team and officers. The team won Best in Class in Lyrical and placed second in class for Jazz and Hip Hop.

 Both the Hi-Steppers and the JV Dazzlers team competed at the Winter Dance Classic Feb. 2. The Hi-Steppers were awarded: first place and Audience Appeal Award in Team Lyrical, first place and Outstanding Presentation in Officer Jazz, second place in both Team Hip Hop and Jazz, second place in Officer Contemporary, first, second and third places in Medium Ensembles, and third place in Large Ensemble. Natalie Thompson was the Senior Solo winner; she and Sofia Albini won first place in Duet.

The Dazzlers, Dripping Springs High’s junior varsity dance team, also competed at the Winter Dance Classic in the JV division. They were awarded first place for Team Jazz, Lyrical, and Pom.

The DSHS dance program will hold its annual Spring Show on May 2-4 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets will go on sale April 1.

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