Kingwood Fillies earn top honors at Officer Camp
- Written by Jeffry Tupa
Kingwood Fillies earn top honors at Officer Camp The 2014-2015 Kingwood Fillies have had a successful start to the summer. The day after school let out, the military and social officers from the Kingwood High School dance team headed to the Downtown Houston Hyatt Regency Hotel to attendthe 2014 Crowd Pleasers Dance Officer Camp, where they received numerous awards. The Fillies military officers earned "Elite Circle" as the highest scoring officer line at the camp. Their home dance routine scored a perfect five for superior performance, showmanship, choreography and technique. On an individual basis, the officers received many ribbons from Crowd Pleasers for their performances at camp. Hannah Lam garnered ribbons for jazz, contemporary, Pilates and bar, and Progressions with Purpose classes. Ashley Parnell was recognized with ribbons for jazz, contemporary and improv. Caroline Knox received ribbons for the dance camp routine,technique, contemporary and improv classes.Madeline Snell brought home ribbons for character jazz, regular jazz, technique and improv.Sydney Ballou and Sydney Fletcher bothearned a ribbon for technique with Ballou adding a jazz ribbonto the Fillies honors. During the 2014-2015 season, the Fillies officers will be responsible for leading the 74-member organization which will perform at KHS football games in the fall and dance competitions in the spring. For more information, visitkingwoodfillies.net (Photos, clockwise from top:) Kingwood Fillies officers pose before leaving for camp. Pictured are Fillies military officers (front row, from left)Amy Felder,Caroline Knox, Sydney Ballou,Madeline Snell,Sydney Fletcher, ColonelHannah Lam and Ashley Parnell; and social officers (back row, from left)Chelsea Koach,Kiana Kemery, Emily Smith, Emily Hartnett, President Teya Kroeker, Emmie Dalton, Madison Wenner and Holly Ungerecht. Kingwood Fillie Director April Swenson was inducted into the 2014-2015 dance team of 74 new and returning members during a ceremony held at Woodridge Baptist Church in May.