Mount Carmel Academy Rhythm dance team has strong performance in state competition _lowres

Photo provided by Mount Carmel Academy -- Members of the Mount Carmel Academy Rhythm dance team include, front row from left, team captains Haley Caluda, Ashley Birkel, Meghan Stemke, Courtney Templet and Kirstie Freibert. In the second row are Victoria Monzon, Megan LaCour, Hayley Stant, Emma Brouphy, Katie Corrente, Collette Pitre, Adelaide Schultz, Lindsey Duracher and Olivia Nuss. In the back row are Madison Galloway, Theresa Vead, Lauren Robicheaux, Laura Housey, Lindsey Sellars, Kirsten Alfortish, Bailey McLachlan, Jenna Cyrus, Ashleigh Wertz and Sarah Liang. Other team members are Madelyn Boudreaux, Allison Liberto, Marisa Naccari and Arden Townsend.

The Mount Carmel Academy Rhythm dance team competed in the Universal Dance Association’s Louisiana Dance Championship at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond on Jan. 11. The team placed second overall in the large varsity kick division and fourth overall in the large varsity jazz division. Also, team member Olivia Nuss placed fourth overall in the senior soloist division.