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students from the Tilley Dance Academy have won several prizes in a competition | Local News

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Members of the Tilley’s Dance Academy dance company recently competed in the national Showstopper competition in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

While there, the students attended workshops over two days and competed in various categories, including jazz, tap, hip hop and lyrics. They have won several platinum and double platinum awards for their performances.

Several of the groups, solos and duos also received global awards. The national top score winners are:

Bella Brookshire and Pressley Anne Beatty: first prize for best overall score for their duet “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”.

Zayla Lescano: Top 10 high scores for her solo “Beautiful People”.

The Junior Company: Fourth overall for their jazz dance “Rain on Me”.

Junior Hip Hop: Second overall for their “Fighter” routine.

Petite Company: Sixth overall for jazz dance “Black or White”.

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The Rising Star Hip Hop: Seventh overall for their “Lip Gloss Mix” routine.

Rising Star Lyrical: Eighth overall for “We Are the World”.

Senior Lyrical: Fourth overall for their “I Can Hear Crying” routine.