Mount Mercy's Dance Team earns highest rating at State Dance Competition

Mount Mercy’s Dance Team received a Division 1 rating, the highest rating a team can earn, during the Iowa State Dance Competition in Des Moines, Iowa on December 4. This will be the third year in a row the team has earned a Division 1 rating. 

Co-captains of the team are junior Kayla Happel, from Hiawatha, Iowa, and senior Jennifer Petersen, from Cedar Rapids. Team members include freshmen Alyssa Corrigan, from Cedar Rapids; Shawna Gire, from Marion, Iowa; Lauren Kramer, from Hopkinton, Iowa; Kelsey Anderson, from Carlisle, Iowa; sophomore Staci Thompson, from Cedar Rapids; juniors Emily Jimenez, from Mingo, Iowa; and Kathy Mostek, from Washington, Iowa. Brenda Steinke, Mount Mercy’s coordinator of recreation & wellness programs, serves as the team’s advisor. 

Mount Mercy’s Dance squad is a team of motivated individuals who dedicate their time and energy to enriching student life at Mount Mercy. The team is comprised of young women from a variety of majors and grade levels. The team is a multifaceted squad through which members not only perform at all home basketball games, but travel to competitions, participate in service activities, and fundraise throughout the year.

Share on...

Mount Mercy on...