Latest News & Awards

2016 - 2017 Highlights

Dance Makers Inc.

Congratulations to Claire Kendrick for the huge honor of being chosen for The Collective at Dance Makers Inc!

The Pulse & Camp Pulse: New Orleans

Ashley Welch received a full scholarship to The Gala Invitational in Las Vegas & was The Battle Royale 13 & up solo winner with her solo, "All That I Am" choreographed by Nealey Towns Alonso

Petite small group "Knock on Wood" choreographed by Taylor Harrelson was The Battle Royale winner 12 & under small group

Blakely Channell was invited to The Gala Invitational in Las Vegas & re-performed in The Battle Royale

CeCe Ferguson also re-performed her solo in The Battle Royale

Abbie Stockard received a Pulse scholarship. Lotte Wambgnass received a partial Pulse scholarship

Karrington Channell received a scholarship to Camp Pulse Las Vegas Nationals & a regional leadership scholarship

Abigail Taylor received a partial Camp Pulse scholarship

2015 - 2016 Highlights

Dance Masters Chapter 33

Teen Miss Dance:

Ashley Welch :: Winner of Teen Miss Dance & Contemporary & Jazz Scholarship Winner

Abbie Stockard :: Top 8 Teen Miss Dance & Tap Scholarship Winner

Emma Carter :: Top 8 Teen Miss Dance & Ballet Scholarship Winner

Mary Hanlon Hunton :: Top 8 Teen Miss Dance

Miss Dance: Claire Kendrick was 2nd runner up

Claire Kendrick :: Overall Teen/Senior Scholarship Winner & 2nd Runner up Miss Dance

Protege Winners: Ashley Welch, Claire Kendrick, Abbie Stockard, Mary Catherine Morrow

Alternate Protege Winners: Blakely Channell, Kate Richardson, Virginia Macoy

Hollywood Vibe: Baton Rouge

1st Overall Senior Production, Wedding Crashers, choreographed by Abby Sanders

Claire Kendrick :: 5th Overall Senior Solo

Regional Scholarship Winners :: Blakely Channell, Claire Kendrick, & Ashley Welch

Hollywood Vibe: Dallas

Claire Kendrick :: Grand Prize Scholarship Winner, Team Hollywood Vibe, LA Agency Award & 4th Overall for "Found"

Hollywood Dance Jamz

Elite HDJ :: Claire Kendrick & Ashley Welch

2nd Overall Petite Large Group "Beach Babies" choreographed by Michelle Channell

3rd Overall Petite Large Group "Tea Party" choreographed by Amanda Welch & Susan Welch

Open Call: Jackie O'neal School of Dance received the Solitaire Black Diamond Award

CeCe Ferguson :: 1st Place Overall Petite Intermediate Solo Winner

Ashley Welch :: Black Diamond & 1st Place Teen Elite Open Solo Winner & 2nd Overall Teen Elite Solo Winner

Blakely Channell :: 2nd Place Teen Elite Open Solo Winner

Mary Hanlon Hunton :: 3rd Place Teen Elite Open Solo Winner

Claire Kendrick :: Black Diamond & 1st Overall Senior Elite Open Solo & 3rd Overall Senior Elite Solo Winner

Chosen for The Cast :: Blakely Channell, Emma Carter, CeCe Ferguson, Mary Hanlon Hunton, Claire Kendrick, Virginia Macoy, Bradford Stewart, Ashley Welch

Scholarship Winners :: Claire Kendrick & Ashley Welch

Dance Makers Inc: Nashville

Claire Kendrick :: 1st Overall Senior Solo "Found" choreographed by Nealey Towns Alonso & Regional Scholarship Winner

Camp Pulse

Cece Ferguson :: Chosen for the Semi Finals for The Pulse Battle Royale 12 and under

Abbie Stockard :: Pulse Regional Scholarship

The Pulse

Blakely Channell :: Pulse Regional Scholarship

Ashley Welch :: Pulse Summer Intensive Scholarship & Chosen for the Semi Finals for The Pulse Battle Royale 13 and over


Claire Kendrick :: Senior Breakout Artist Winner & 8th Overall for "Until We Realize" choreographed by Nealey Towns Alonso

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