Park District Dancer Crowned National Title Grand Champion
Sabrina Lee of Mundelein Park District’s Dance Program was crowned National Title Grand Champion and received the title of Miss Rising Star Dupree at the 2018 Dupree Dance National Finals. The entire team competitive dance team also were recognized. Emily Atkinson won a Gold Award, Ella Kasamis and Addison Salski both won Platinum and Dayna Teemer won a Diamond Award. Lexi Kasamis won a Platinum plus a Category High Score for Musical Theatre. The Senior Dance Company received Gold, the performance by Maddy Aquino, Kayla Baltazar, Ella Kasamis, Samantha Petersen, and Sophie Volk received Platinum and Showdown Contender, the trio Sarah Page, Annalie Salski and Sophie Volk received Platinum, duo Stephanie Aquino and Kayla Baltazar received Judges Focus Award, Gold and Contempory Age 11-12 High Score. The Intermediate Dance Company received Platinum and Showdown Contender and duo Addison & Annalie Salski received Platinum. Finally, duo Samantha Petersen and Kendal Teper received Gold, duo Maddy Aquino and Mary McMurray received Gold and Category High Score and trio Beth Aquino, Lexi Kasamis, and Dayna Teemer received Judges Joy Award, Platinum and 2nd Overall High Score. Read more here.