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Dancetastic brings back awards

By Staff | Mar 8, 2017

Estherville’s Regional Wellness Center Youth Dance Program, Dancetastic, competed at the Impact Dance Competition on March 3-4 in Mankato, Minn. The groups Dance 4, Dance 5, and clog group all competed. The dancers ranged in age from 9-14. The dancers did a wonderful job and brought many rewards back to Northwest Iowa. The results were:

n 8 gold medals

n 2 high gold medals

n 4 1st place overall high scoring routines

n 3 2nd place overall high scoring routines

n 1 3rd place overall high scoring routines

n Judge’s Choice Award for Black Betty (clog group)

Dancers are:

o Estherville – Hannah Nitchals, Lilli Nitchals, Alyssa Hansen, Saige Hengveld

o Armstrong – Rianna Vivens, Halle Rezac, Abby Rezac, Gabrielle Nicoson, Katelyn Thackery, and Ella Hagebock

o Graettinger – Jadyn Joyce, Alexis Duus, Anna Redinius, and Kelsey Moran

o Emmetsburg – Ava Dietrich

The dancers are taught by instructor Nicole Jungers.