The Daviess County High School Dance Team has captured first place at the National Dance Alliance competition in Orlando over the weekend.

Daviess County High School

[Back row – Alexa McDuffee, 10; Avery Heath, 11; Jordan Lee, 9; Claire Bean, 9; Carley Durcholz, 9; Madison Dunaway, 12; Breanna Herrin, 11; Terionna Innman, 11. Front row – Katelyn Ahart, 11; Hope Miles, 11; Gracie Hatfield, 9; Kyra Rowan, 11; Lexie Coomes, 10. Coaches are Debbie Connor, Kendal Connor and Kelsey Tramill (not pictured).]

The team won first place in the national contest in the Game Day category in the small size division. The team also won “Best in Game Day,” which is awarded to the team with the highest overall score of all size divisions. DCHS beat 68 other teams to capture that title.

DCHS placed fourth in the hip hop category / small size division.

I am so proud of the team this year,” said team sponsor Debbie Connor. “They’ve worked really hard. They are an incredible group of young ladies – talented, smart, strong, and they have an incredible work ethic. The work is worth it!”

We are proud of you all too!

The team will return to Daviess County and will be met with a pep rally at 8:45 p.m. today (Monday, March 9th). DCHS is located at 4255 New Hartford Road. Let's all gather and welcome home our returning national champions home and celebrating their success!