Ocoee Middle School dance team sweeps first place
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OCOEE MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE TEAM  members (in no particular order) Emma Beavers, Emily Derrick, Ashley Harper, Kameron Shultz, Mikaesha Montgomery, Karson Beverly, Ryan Johnson, Massey Burnes, Katelyn Martin, Whitley Harris, Madison Mabe, Celeste Powers, Logan Griffith, Hope Salmond, Christin Childree, Jenna Roberts, Morgan Nalefski and Haylee Gannaway celebrate with coach Tria Montgomery, front left, after placing first in the pom and jazz categories in a recent competition.
OCOEE MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE TEAM members (in no particular order) Emma Beavers, Emily Derrick, Ashley Harper, Kameron Shultz, Mikaesha Montgomery, Karson Beverly, Ryan Johnson, Massey Burnes, Katelyn Martin, Whitley Harris, Madison Mabe, Celeste Powers, Logan Griffith, Hope Salmond, Christin Childree, Jenna Roberts, Morgan Nalefski and Haylee Gannaway celebrate with coach Tria Montgomery, front left, after placing first in the pom and jazz categories in a recent competition.
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OMS DANCE TEAM SOLOISTS placed in a recent competition. From left, Logan Griffith, second place; Emily Derrick, first Place; and Ashley Harper, third place, stand with coach Tria Montgomery.
OMS DANCE TEAM SOLOISTS placed in a recent competition. From left, Logan Griffith, second place; Emily Derrick, first Place; and Ashley Harper, third place, stand with coach Tria Montgomery.
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The Ocoee Middle School Dance Team competed in the Bone Yard Boogie Dance Competition at East Paulding High School in Dallas, Ga.

The team earned first place honors in Jazz division and first place honors in Pom division. Three soloist from the Ocoee Middle School Dance Team competed. OMS eighth-grader and co-captain of the team, Emily Derrick, first place soloist; OMS seventh-grader Logan Griffith, second place soloist; OMS seventh-grader Ashley Harper, third place soloist.

The Ocoee Middle School Dance Team is directed by Tria Montgomery.

“I am so proud of our girls every day, but especially today. Their determination, commitment and school spirit is evident in all their dances,” Montgomery said.

Team members are co-captains Emma Beavers and Emily Derrick; Ashley Harper, Kameron Shultz, Mikaesha Montgomery, Karson Beverly, Ryan Johnson, Massey Burnes, Katelyn Martin, Whitley Harris, Madison Mabe, Celeste Powers, Logan Griffith, Hope Salmond, Christin Childree, Jenna Roberts, Morgan Nalefski and Haylee Gannaway.

Tryouts for the 2013-14 Ocoee Middle School Dance Team will be held the week of April 1.