The Rhinelander High School Dance Team finished out their season at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 24-26, at the 2012 Americup DanceXtreme USA competition. The dancers finished first in the Varsity 2 Hip Hop Division for the third year in a row. They also placed fourth in Pom. The dance team appreciates the help from their supporters: Their families and friends; the Rhinelander School High School staff and administration, especially Charlie LaHam, Gen Luebke and Dawn Staszak; choreographers Kaylee Hess and Bailey Welch; drivers Bernie Stoehr and Kari Massey; USW Local 2-15; Rhinelander GM Auto Center; Metro Screenprinting & Embroidery; Trinity Lutheran Church; Oneida County Tavern League; Printpack, Inc.; Doctors Foster and Smith; Lee’s Painting Service; Wisconsin Public Service; Oneida County Deputy Sheriff’s Association; Sarkauskas Law; Swearingen’s Al-Gen Dinner Club; Distinctive Touch Massage – Body & Breath Works; Tami’s Pins & Needles; Advanced Health; the Heise family; Associated Bank; Mike Kuczmarksi; Eckert-Kost LLP; Spine & Sport Physical Therapy; Heikkinen Tree Farm; Hair Design; RIPCO Credit Union; No Sweat Clothing; Rhinelander Honda; Peoples State Bank; Heck Capital Advisors; Bikes and Boards; Bugsy’s; Jim’s Jewelry Stoehr; Stifel Nicolaus; Hjelle Chiropractic; Al’s Furniture; Holiday Acres Resort; and Balsam Ridge Dental. The support of the Rhinelander community is greatly appreciated, and so is the escort into town Sunday night by the Rhinelander Police Department and Oneida County Sheriff Department.
Pictured are: Assistant Coach Shavon Conner, Maddy Oberg, Kelly Lee, Cassie Hess, Marilla McKay, Emma Schmidt, Nikki Raykovich, Brittney Newcomb, Alicia Bachmann, Morgan Berry, Amy Heise, Katie Macak, Courtney Morrell, Head Coach Tricia Winter, Abby Bruso, Kirsten Lotz, Shauna Sarkauskus, Jessica Lucas, Jessie Swearingen, Ina Kansariwala, Saydee Terzinski.