Jewels Dance Team
Ms. Sara Yanes
Jewels Slide Show
News from the Florida Cheer & Dance Association SunFest:
Saturday, December 5, 2015 Jewels attended the Florida Cheer & Dance Association SunFest held at Miami Norland Sr. Jewels earned 1st place in Hip-Hop, 1st place in Jazz and Grand Champions of Dance for the day. Way to go Jewels!!
Our next competition will be the: NCA/NDA Sunshine Classic held in Lakeland, Fl. on Sunday, January 10, 2016.
News from the Summer 2015 NDA Dance Camp:
Our Jewels have recently returned from four rigorous days of training and have brought back wth them the following recognition:
Day 1: No awards are given on the first day;
Day 2: Spirit Stick;
Day 3: Spirit Stick; Technical Excellence of the day (the only team to receive this recognition on this day); 28 Superior ratings in the Individual Style Routine Evaluations (only team at camp to have EVERY member receive two superior ratings for the two individual style dances they learned); and six of our Jewels were nominated to the All-American NDA Team. The young ladies who were nominated were: Lauren Sanchez, Yisel Perdomo, Bryanna Banks, Brianna Gonzalez, Juliet Rodriguez and Valerie Donoso.
Day 4: Spirit Stick; Superior rating in their Team Routine with a Bronze plaque they've brought home; Two of our members (Yisel Perdomo and Bryanna Banks) have made it onto the All-American NDA Team. Most importantly, they have earned their Bid to Nationals for February. Ms. Yanes also came home with her NDA Coaching Credentials for the 2015-2016 seanson.
The season is off to an amazing start for these ladies and we cannot wait for this years competition season!
News from previous seasons:
- ADA Regionals: Superior Performance for both Open and Pom, Highest Score/Best Overall for Open
- ADA State: 1st place for Pom, Outstanding Creative Costuming for Open
- F.D.T.D.A (State Competition): Judges Award: Costuming for: Open, 1st place for Open, 1st place for Pom Pon, Best Overall for Pom Pon, Best overall for Open, Current State Champions for both earning $750 in rewards as well!!
- National Dance Alliance (NDA): 2013 Innovative Choreography Award for Medium-Varsity Team Performance, 3rd Place for Medium-Varsity Team Performance.