The award-winning Highland Belles hosted their annual banquet on March 24th at Highland Park High School. The festive evening hosted by the Highland Belles Booster Club honored outgoing seniors, recognized new inductees of the National Dance Honor Society and Director’s Choice Belles, as well as announced annual Belle Awards and the new Service Officers for 2022-2023.
Throughout the year Highland Belles Director Shannon Phillips and Assistant Director Emily Sanchez recognize Belles whose practice and/or performance from the week prior stand out in a special way above all other Belles. Director’s Choice Belles may be recognized for work ethic, dance technique, outstanding memory skills or showmanship.
Annual Belle Awards
The following Belles were awarded Annual Belle Award recipients:
Most Improved: Anna Cooke
Best Attitude Sophomore: Addison Renfrow
Best Attitude Junior: Maron Shiller
Best Attitude Senior: Caroline Jernigan
Best Belle: Ava Tiffany
Director’s Choice and Annual Belle Award Recipients pictured left to right are:
Back Row: Lola Jahant, Devoney Duclow, Emily Garberding, Anna Cooke, Alexandra Thomas, Ava Tiffany, Ellie Williamson, Jillian Miller
Front Row: Shelby Sides, Greer Dunston, Chloe Walsh, Kate Hamilton, Neely Womble. Maron Shiller, Addison Renfrow and Sydney Thomas
Not pictured: Riley Fainter, Caroline Jernigan, Kaycee Nieuwendyk, Shelby Pettit