TISD: More Awards to Texas HighSteppers & Tiger Theatre Company
Big congratulations to the Texas HighSteppers and to the Tiger Theatre Company both achieving some great things! Texas HighSteppers earned a big award and the Tiger Theatre Company is advancing in one of their competitions.
The Texas HighSteppers of Texas High School earned the Large Team National Grand Champion Title during the Danceline USA National Championship Competition in San Antonio, TX. The team also received the Platinum Sweepstakes (for 95 average from each judge on each dance), First Place Best in Category for Novelty & Military Routines, Second Place Best in Category for Kick & Pom Routines and Third Place Overall Team.
The HighStepper Officers brought home the Platinum Sweepstakes Award (for 95 average and higher on all dance routines) and First Place Best in Category for Jazz, Lyrical and Modern routines. Officers were also named National Grand Champions for Large Team and received First Place Overall in the Office Group category.
Individual Awards included: Olivia George - First Place Turn Technique, Second Place Solo and Solo Finalist; Shelby Ross – First Place Solo (Grade 9/10) and Third Place Kick Technique; Hollan Palmore - Second Place Solo (Grade 9/10) and Third Place Turn Technique; Helen Clark Hayes – Fifth Place Solo and Solo Finalist (Grade 11/12); Kalea Edmonds – Solo Finalist (Grade 11/12)
But that's not all. A big congratulations is also going out to the Tiger Theatre Company as their performance of Silent Sky was selected as one of two schools to advance to the Regional UIL One-Act Play to be held on April 14, 2021 in Prosper, Texas. Thirty-two schools will compete in each division, 1A – 6A, at the Regional level.
Additional awards received during the UIL One-Act Play Bi-District competition were: Jeremy Creek and Maddie Frost for All Star Cast; Lia Graham as Honorable Mention All Star Cast; Salem Karr for Outstanding Tech.
Congratulations to all these students for a job well done!
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