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Congratulations to our Starlights Dancers who competed this weekend at the Power of Dance competition at Trinity High School in River Forest. We are so proud of all our dancers. Everyone has been working super hard in classes and it showed.

Here is a recap of the Power of Dance award winners:

Groups:
The Days – Diamond; 4th place
Me – Diamond;7th place
Sing – Ruby; 10th place

Junior solos:
Makayla – Ruby; 10th place

Tween solos:
Allyson – Diamond, 1st place, Emotional Execution award
Katie – Diamond, 5th place
Janelle – Ruby, 7th place, Make me Smile judges award
Dulce – Ruby, 9th place

Duets/Trio:
Thick Skin – Ruby, 3rd place
Emergency – Ruby, 5th place
Never Let Me Go – Ruby, 7th place

Each studio is also asked to select a charity to represent for the weekend as dancers perform not only for applause but for a cause. This weekend, Starlights Dance Team raised $70 for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

A special thank you also goes out to our dedicated Starlights Dance Team Directors, Megan Rateike and Gina McNamara.

The Starlights Dance team has one more VIP Dance Competition on May 14 and our Dance Academy Dance Recital May 21 at Judson University.

A reminder that our Starlights Open House takes place June 1 from 5-6 p.m. and auditions are on June 8 from 4-6:30 p.m.