Three teams from Ozone Park’s Steps Ahead Dance Studio traveled to Ocean City, Md. to compete in the “StarPower” National Dance competition last week. They returned to New York with a number of new trophies and plaques to add to their already-big collection.
The Junior Team, celebrating above, took First place and the national title in their age division. They also came in second, and third as well, with an additional special judges award for “Creative Choreography,” first place in their dance-style categories, and received three 5-star awards.
The Petite Team placed second in the national title in their age division, received the first-place trophy in their dance-style category, and received a 5-star award while the Teen Team took home a special judges award for “Fluidity in Dance,” two first place trophies in their dance styles, and received six 4 3/4- Star awards.