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Let’s dance: CHS Raiderettes inspire youth with dance clinic

Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 11:22 am


Kid and mentor

Coffee County Central High School Raiderette dance team held a weekend dance clinic Saturday for youth pre-K to high school seniors. “We’re trying to build interesting in the team,” said coach Mandy Ballard. Dance 1

GirlsThe youth were split into three groups by age. Each group, lead by Raiderettes, learned a routine that was later combined for Saturday night’s half-time show.Kid 2 and mentor

Pictured left, juniors Chelsea McCullough and Alexis Donnelly teach moves to the pre-K though second grade dancers. Top left, CHS freshmen Kayla Whetsel and McKenzie Watson practice for the routine later that night.  Top photo, Alexis Donnelly shows a kick to five-year-old Keira McInturff. The team regularly performs a half-time show during basketball games and have cheer-styled routines on the sidelines at football games. Students interested in trying out should contact Ballard.  

Staff photos by John Coffelt