The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerettes show off awards they won at NDA Elite Dance Camp. The squad brought home numerous team and individual awards. Submitted photo

The Blazerettes of Gardner Edgerton High School took home several individual and team awards from NDA Elite Dance Camp. The squad also earned a bid to nationals.
Team awards include the Spirit Stick every night at camp and a Spirit Stick to take home, a Superior Rating on a routine the squad prepared prior to camp; a Superior Rating on a team dance the group learned at camp; Circle of Winners Gold team award or first place among varsity squads; and the Superior Showmanship Plaque.
Individual awards included:
Officer Awards –
Circle of Winners GOLD for our Team Leaders:
• Madison Riggs – Senior Captain
• Mai Blanton – Senior Co-Captain
• Paige Johnson – Junior Captain
This included their Team Leader Routine performance, their interaction with their Team and their participation in the leadership class each morning.
Individual Team Member Awards –
All American Nominees: Madison Riggs, Mai Blanton, Paige Johnson and Shelby Simpson
All American Team Members: Madison Riggs and Mai Blanton
Mai Blanton earned the “Pin It Forward” Standout Award from the NDA staff – only 1 of 3 girls
Madison Riggs earned the Top Leadership Award out of all the Dancers at Camp
Top Gun Kick Finalist – Mai Blanton
Top Gun Hip Hop Semi-Finalist – Jessica Jimenez
Showmanship Ribbon – Rachel Beaman
Showmanship Ribbon – Mai Blanton
Showmanship Ribbon – Amy Eichman
Showmanship Ribbon – Alison Faris
Showmanship Ribbon – Carly Graceffa
Showmanship Ribbon – Tori HIll
Showmanship Ribbon – Chandler Howard
Showmanship Ribbon – Jessica Jimenez
Showmanship Ribbon – Paige Johnson
Showmanship Ribbon – Abby Mcbee
Showmanship Ribbon – Shae VanDeBerghe
Spirit Ribbon – Mekenzi Ford
Spirit Ribbon – Paige Johnson
Spirit Ribbon – Madison McClure
Spirit Ribbon – Shelby Simpson
Spirit Ribbon – Nacole Tedrow
Spirit Ribbon – Neriah Tryon
Spirit Ribbon – Morgan Wheeler
All Blazerette Team Members also earned a Superior Ribbon on their Class Routine from Camp.