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Sparklers

2024 - 2025 Sparklers

Grace Andrus
Nyla Bernard
Bella Burns
Molli Clark
Annie Cortez
Emma Domec
Preslie Ebner
Anna Kathryn Fremin
Ava Grace Gallagher
Anistyn Hernandez
Samantha Lane
Grace Matthews
Grace Ortego
Gracie Strother
Ella Touchette
Addison Tran

 

2024 UDA National Dance Competition

The St. Thomas More Sparklers competed in the Universal Dance Association (UDA) National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida and received a National Championship title in both Pom and Jazz.

The Sparklers have held a UDA National Championship title 30 times in the last 30 years. Eighteen of those titles were in the Pom category.

The team is coached by Jenny Harris Matthews and Kelly Gilespie Degraauw. 

Regional Dance Awards

State Pom Champions: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

National Dance Awards

UDA National Pom Champions: 94, 95, 00, 01, 02, 05, 06, 08, 09, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24
UDA National Jazz Champions: 94, 95, 96, 97, 00, 05, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
UDA National Pom Runners-Up: 98, 03, 04, 07, 10, 11, 14, 22
UDA National Jazz Runners-Up: 93, 01, 03, 07, 08, 09, 16, 18, 19
UDA National Pom Third Place: 96, 99, 19
UDA National Jazz Third Place: 91, 92, 98, 99, 02, 06,10, 13, 15
UDA National Pom Fourth Place: 13
UDA National Jazz Fourth Place: 04, 11, 14
UDA National Pom Fifth Place: 97
UDA National Jazz Fifth Place: 12

World Dance Awards

ICU Junior World Champions for Team USA: Junior Pom Division 2023