- Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 04:24
The Juvenile and Senior Modernette Corps competed at the America's Youth on Parade (AYOP) National Championship competition held at Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, and the last week in July.
Both Corps were victorious winning the Juvenile and Senior National Show Corps competitions and the Juvenile and Senior Pom Pon competitions.
The Modernette Juvenile Corps members are between the ages of 8 and 12 years old. The Juvenile Show Corps routine was "Be a Star" and the Juvenile Pom Pon routine was "What Does the Fox Say."
The Senior Modernettes are between the ages of 13 and 22 years old. The Senior Show Corps routine was"Twirling is our Passion" and the Senior Pom Pon routine was "Weather."
Both the Juvenile and Senior Show Corps by winning in their age division, advanced to the Grand Final competition against all the other national champion corps. Show corps are judged on variety and difficulty of twirling, general effect, dance, technique, teamwork and presentation.
The Senior Modernettes won the Grand Corps Championship and the right to represent the United Sates at the World Twirling Championships to be held in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy in April 2015.
The Senior Modernettes have represented the United States at all eight previous world championship show corps competitions and have won gold at 7 World Show Championships and 1 silver award.
|Juvenile Corps Members:
Front Row Captains: Kira Greer; Jenna Nymick; Riley Evens
Second Row: Alaina Smith; Ella Zelinsky; Alayna Banks; Darah Augenstein; Abbey Clopp; Abigail Mahan
Third Row: Liberty Cooper; Lauren Toth; Brooke Janusey; Taylor Campbell; Reese Watson; Emily Klein; Kendyl Seibert
Fourth Row: Amelia Skowron; Victoria Smith; Sydney Varga; Grace Bair; Lianna Robbins; Alexis Kiesling
|Senior Corps Members:
Front Row Captains: Danielle Fiorentini; Julia Cicchinelli; Noelle Melani; Stephanie Tamasy
Second Row: Elizabeth Trost; Bayleigh Novotney; Emily Clopp; Breana Schinkovec; Joel Claudio; Samantha Pauley; Madison Bartone; Amanda Clark; Riley Gloeckl
Third Row: Mandy Cooper; Katie Seibert; Vicki Wenger; Rachel Willig; Lauren Greer; Cayla Caviris; Sarah Ott; Kassie Opfar; Nicole Klein; Emily Hofmeister
Fourth Row: Kaitlin Schreiner; Brittany Marcolini; Carissa Caviris; Miranda Scott; Meah Watson; Sarah Drain; Gabby Levy; Tiffany Melani; Breanne Wenk