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The rhythm dance team from Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans was crowned division champion in jazz at the UDA Louisiana State Dance Championships on Jan. 7. The team also took second place in high kick and fifth place in pom. In the front row, from left, are Rowan Lester, Rachel Berzas, Evelyn Santa Cruz, Sarah Liang, Kele Johnson and Emily Mistretta. In the second row are Colleen Butler, Samantha Ricciardo, Kathryn McLachlan, Sarah Gaddy, Bailey McLachlan, Emily Maheu, Sierra Tumminello, Ashley Solis, Jerika Gibson and Kaila Kitchen.

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