Carriel Dance Team qualifies for state

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Congratulations to the Carriel Junior High Dance Team on qualifying for state with a perfect score on their jazz routine. The team, coached by eighth grade teacher Danielle Schnable, will head to Springfield on February 9 for the Illinois Drill Team Association state finals at the Bank of Springfield Center.

“I am so incredibly proud of this group of young women! Their hard-work, dedication, and passion for dance have paid off and we are ready for IDTA State 2019,” said Coach Schnable.

The OTHS Golden Girls, coached by Lara Hollenkamp, also earned state qualifying bids at the recent competition held at Edwardsville High School. The Varsity Golden Girls qualified in jazz and lyrical, and the JV Golden Girls qualified in lyrical.