Hopefuls and returning Belles have completed a weeklong training process culminating in independently judged tryouts. The award-winning Highland Belles have now added 25 new team members to the 2019-2020 roster. The Directors have now also named five new managers to the team: Anna Cooke, Sarah Rose Gambrell, Gracie Griswold, Kenna McCarter and Charlotte Webb making the team 71 members strong!
These new Highland Belles will begin their workout and off-season training in January alongside the current Belle team. Their first team performance will be featured in late spring.
For over 36 years, the Highland Belles have been known throughout North Texas and the dance/drill community for their dedicated work ethic, technique and precise routines. Dancing under the direction of Mrs. Shannon Phillips, Highland Belle Director, Belle performances include military, jazz, pom, high kick, prop and novelty selections.
The 25 new Highland Belle team members include:
Front row (L to R) - Neely Womble, Lilly Sealy, Catherine Reynolds, Riley Fainter, Chloe Walsh, Sydney Thomas, Ali Rogers, Shelby Pettit
Middle row - Piper Soetenga, Devoney Duclow, Kate Hamilton, Lola Jahant, Sarah Wilshusen, Lauren Welp, RaeAnne Bradshaw, Ava Tiffany, Caroline Jernigan
Back row – Faith Harris, Anna Nye, Elizabeth Woodley, Alexandra Thomas, Sydney Chandler, Grace Jackson, Emily Garberding, Carly Turner