- Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Dance Fuzion Studio members from Bellefontaine and Ada competed at the KAR Dance Competition at Capitol Theater in Columbus April 8-10.
Each solo, duet/trio and group could earn a top second place, first place, top first place or elite top first place for the points they earned. They also could have an overall high points for a solo, duet/trio and/or group by age level.
Awards are as follows:
Solo — Jazz: Josey Queen, 8 and under, top first place, ninth overall high points; Madisen Oakes, 8 and under, top first; Aundrea Foulk, 9 -11, top first, NYC All Star Dance; Katelynn Craig, 12-14, top first , eighth overall; Jasmine Gordon, 12-14, first; lyrical: Hannah Suman, 12-14, first; Kama Arn, 15 and up, top first, 10th overall, NYC All Star Dance; Denalyn Rogers, 15 and up, top first.
Duet, trios — Hip hop duets: Josey Queen, Rhiannon Risner, 8 and under, top first; Hannah Hites, Katie Theis, 15 and up, first; jazz duets: Emma Suman, Hannah Suman, 9-11, top first, NYC All Star Dance; Sierra Kerns, Hannah Suman,12-14, first, NYC All Star Dance; Abbey Bell, Kama Arn, 15 and up, top first, fifth overall, Hollywood Invitational, NYC All Star Dance; open duet: Aundrea Foulk & Kylie Adams, 9-11, top first, NYC All Star Dance.
Group — Small group hip hop: 8 and under, Ava Dolan, Taihler Crawford, Kaiden Foulk, Zoey Lavender, Josey Queen, top first, judges’ award “Funky Fresh”; 12-14, Aundrea Foulk, Sierra Kerns, Katelyn Craig, Kama Arn, Katie Theis, Hannah Hites, first, judges’ award “Swaggin style”; tap small group: 12-14, Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Sierra Kerns, Dylan Harper, top first, NYC All Star Dance; small musical theater, 12-14, Aundrea Foulk, Kylie Adams, Kama Arn, Katelyn Craig, Katie Theis, Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Sierra Kerns, Dylan Harper, top first; jazz small group, 15 and up, Jasmine Gordon, Hannah Suman, Katie Theis, Hannah Hites, first, NYC All Star Dance.
Dance Fuzion Studio competes at their next contest May 13-15.
Logan County Family Court Judge Dan Bratka, left, and Logan County Common Pleas Judge Mark S. O’Connor honored Joy Wish, center, on Monday. She is retiring as a mediator of the Common Ground family parenting program for families going through a divorce. She helped start the program 21 years ago. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)