Grand Champions

The Chantilly High School Charger Dance Team competed on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Gar-Field Sweetheart Invitational. They competed in the Jazz, Pom and Officer categories against several area high school teams. The Charger Dancers placed first in the Varsity Jazz and Varsity Pom categories. In the Officer category, Charger Dancer officers Katie Bennett, Nina Hansirisawat, Maggie Hutzel and Leila McDermott also placed first. Junior Leila McDermott was the top scoring senior soloist of the day. In addition, the Charger Dancers' jazz routine was the highest scoring dance of the day, earning them the Grand Champion title of the competition. The team is coached by Casey Cassara.