Ballroom dancing champions crowned
June 14, 2010
Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer
For Immediate Release
Young competitors poured on the energy for everything from swing to the meringue, competing for the ballroom dancing championship at the Dayton Crowne Plaza Hotel. It was the scene of “Dare to Dance,” the Dayton Public Schools fifth annual ballroom dance competition, held June 6 for more than a hundred seventh- and eighth-grade students from four schools.
Students from EJ Brown, Kiser, and Westwood preK-8 schools and World of Wonder PK-8 School participated in five different dance categories: swing, rumba, hustle, tango and meringue.
The winners are listed below:
Swing An'Quaidria Benning and Shawn Hawkins Jr. (Kiser)
Rumba An'Quaidria Benning and Shawn Hawkins Jr. (Kiser)
Hustle Jasmine Furlow and Jeremire Perrey (Westwood)
Tango Sharick Payne and Terren Kelly (World of Wonder)
Meringue Kristen Cooper and Marquise Simmons (EJ Brown)
First Place Edmund Parker and Precious Turner (World of Wonder)
Second Place Ajana’e Wheeler and Jeremire Perrey (Westwood)
Third Place Shayla Ivey and Kalin Battle (E.J. Brown)