2015/2016 Competition Awards
Jump Dance Convention - Valley Forge, PA
January 29-31, 2016
Can't Do It Alone: 3rd Place Mini Duo/Trio
I Was Here: 2nd Place Mini Duo/Trio
Elastic Heart: 2nd Place Teen Duo/Trio (Tie)
That's Life: 2nd Place Teen Duo/Trio (Tie)
Time: 2nd Place Senior Duo/Trio
Let Her Go: 3rd Place Senior Duo/Trio
Like a River Runs: 1st Place Senior Duo/Trio
Loud: 1st Place Jumpstarts Group
Brave: High Score Mini Lyrical
Piano: 3rd Place Mini Group, High Score Mini Specialty, Mini Best of Jump
I Won't Grow Up: 1st Place Mini Line
Happy: 1st Place Mini Extended Line
Dona Nobis Pacem 2: 2nd Place Teen Production
Disappear: 2nd Place Teen Line
Improvisation: 2nd Place Senior Line, High Score Senior Improv
The Faction: 3rd Place Senior Line, High Score Senior Contemporary
Trippin': High Score Senior Jazz
Last Train: 1st Place Senior Line, High Score Senior Lyrical, Senior Best of Jump,
                 Best in Studio, Dance Again Award
Bayla Furmanek: Tap Class Award
Mia Case: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Sophia Ghinos: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Kasie Hertzberg: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Kiyah Lugue: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Alyssa Montler: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Megan Reese: Jazz/Contemporary Class Award
Lilly Lawrence: Ballet Class Award
Amelia Rater: Ballet Class Award
Lauren Velegol: Ballet Class Award
Emily Zhang: Ballet Class Award
Shay Kaminski: Mini VIP Finalist
Stella Morris: Mini VIP Finalist
Zach Ritchie: Mini VIP Finalist
Lindsey Weaver: Mini VIP Winner
Riley Kauffman: Mini VIP Winner
Casey Kauffman: Teen VIP Finalist
Rachel Ahn: Teen VIP Finalist
Emma Bannach: Senior VIP Finalist, 6th Place Senior Solo

Dance Makers Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
January 15-17, 2016
Lindsey Weaver: Regional Scholarship, 1st Runner Up in Pre-Teen Solo Division
Riley Kauffman: Regional Scholarship
Julia Miller: Summer Intensive Scholarship, 1st Runner Up in Teen Solo Division
Emma Bannach: Retter's Audition Scholarship, 1st Runner Up in Senior Solo Division
Casey Kauffman: Scholarship Finalist, 5th Runner Up in Senior Solo Division
Kayla Orner: Nationals Scholarship from Keith
Stella Morris: 3rd Runner Up in the Junior Solo Division
Lilly Lawrence: 10th Runner Up in the Junior Solo Division
Lexi Lonsdale: 9th Runner Up in the Teen Solo Division
Rachel Ahn: Winner of Teen Solo Division

Emily Dale: 3rd Runner up in the Senior Solo Division
Cassie Greenland: 7th Runner up in the Senior Solo Division
Rachel King: 10th Runner Up in the Senior Solo Division 

Senior Line, Best of Category: The Faction
Senior Production, Best of Category: Siri Says
Junior Line Judges' Choice: I Won't Grow Up
Junior Production Best of Category: Happy
Pre-Teen Line Judges' Choice: Hold on to Hope
Teen Production Judges' Choice: Ball
Overall High Score & "Dance Again" Award: Disappear

Dance Masters of Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh, PA
November 7, 2015

Stella Morris: Most Talented Non-finalist Award, Petite Miss Dance of PA
Lindsey Weaver: 9th Runner Up, Jr. Miss Dance of PA
Shay Kaminski: 6th Runner Up, Jr. Miss Dance of PA
Riley Kauffman: 2nd Runner Up, Jr. Miss Dance of PA
Julia Miller: Modern Class Winner & 5th Runner Up, Teen Miss Dance of PA
Rachel Ahn: 2nd Runner Up, Teen Miss Dance of PA

Dance Masters of Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh, PA
September 26, 2015
Julia Miller: Winner of Cash Scholarship (3rd Overall)

2014/2015 Competition Awards

Dance Masters of Pennsylvania - Seven Springs, PA
April 1-4, 2015
Stand Out: 2nd Place age 9-10
Born To Be Somebody: 7th Place age 9-10
When She Loved Me: 11th Place age 9-­10
Pandora's Box: 6th Place age 13-14
Metamorphosis: 8th Place age 13-14, Overall Judge's Choice Solo
With Love: th Place age 13-14
Take Me Home: 13th Place age 13-14
Rather Be: 15th Place age 13-14
Make It To Me: 1st Place age 15­-16
Say You Love Me: 4th Place age 15-16
Out on the Town: 8th place age 15­-16 solo
Requiem On Water: 9th Place age 17­-18
Gone: 1st place age 19+ 

We Got the World: 1st Place age 9-­10
Be Still: 2nd Place age 13-­14
I Know You Care: 4th Place age 13-14
Mama Knows Best: 6th Place age 13­-14
The PromiseL 2nd Place age 15-­16
All I Want: 6th Place age 15­-16

Perfect: 1st Place age 7-8, Choreography Award
Grow Up: 4th Place age 9-­10
We Own The Night: 1st Place age 11-12
Beautiful The Musical: 1st Place age 11-12, Choreography Award
Youth: 1st Place age 13-14
Love Is A Verb: 2nd Place age 13-14
Retrograde: 3rd Place age 15-16
Jet Set: 7th Place age 15­-16
Down the Burning Ropes: 2nd Place age 17-18, Best Choreography of Entire Competition
Run: 1st Place age 17-18
Work: 1st Place age 17-18, Choreography Award

Encore Dance Competition - Johnstown, PA
March 27-29, 2015

Shay Kaminski: Grand Finals Scholarship
Emma Bannach: Professional Promise Award/scholarship

Diamond Performances
When She Loved Me
Be Still
Grow Up
Love Is A Verb
Beautiful The Musical
Pandora's Box
Out On The Town
Make It To Me
All At Sea
Say You Love Me
The Promise
Down The Burning Ropes

Junior Highest Overall Score: Metamorphosis
Teen Highest Overall Score: Pandora's Box
Senior Highest Overall Score: Down The Burning Ropes

Sheer Talent Dance Competition - Pittsburgh, PA
March 7-8, 2015

Stella Morris
Emma McCurdy
Julia Miller
Rachel King
Bella Rater
Lindsey Weaver
Riley Kauffman
Amelia Rater

½ Scholarship to International Ballet Intensive, Las Vegas:
Julia Miller
Rachel Ahn
Emma Bannach

Peridance in NYC class card:
Emma Bannach

Special Awards:
“Pleasant Outlook” Brooke Givens
“Sheer Preparedness” Julia Miller
“Sheer Enthusiasm” Bella Rater
“Powerhouse Award” Emma Bannach
“Sheer Smile” Stella Morris

PreTeen Overall Solo: 3rd Place: Rachel Ahn
PreTeen Overall Duet: 3rd Place: “Be Still”
Teen Overall Solo: 5th Place: Julia Miller
Teen Overall Trio: 3rd Place: “I Know You Care”
Teen Overall Group: 3rd Place: “Love is A Verb”
Senior Overall Solo: 3rd Place-Rachel King, 2nd Place-Emma Bannach

Nuvo Dance Convention - Bethesda, MD
February 27 - March 1, 2015

"Perfect": 2nd Place Mini Extended Line
"Supa Dope": 3rd Place Mini Extended Line
"Be Still": 3rd Place Junior Duo/Trio
"Out on the Town," Casey Kauffman: 10th Place Teen Solo
"Run": 3rd Place Senior Line
Rachel Ahn: Junior Breakout Artist Winner
Riley Kauffman: Mini Breakout Artist Finalist
Elizabeth Golaszewski: Tap Standout Award
Paige Hockenberry: Tap Standout Award
Hope Neal: Tap Standout Award
Emma Bannach: Ballet Standout Award
Emily Beyer: Ballet Standout Award
Amelia Rater: Ballet Standout Award
Anna Scourtis: Ballet Standout Award
Kiyah Lugue: Hip Hop Standout Award
Jaden Carothers: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Raegan Dinant: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Bayla Furmanek: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Cassandra Greenland: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Julia Miller: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Alyssa Montler: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Megan Reese: Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Sabrina Velegol": Jazz/Contemporary Standout Award
Studio Pick: "Run"
Well-Rounded Studio Award

Motion Dance Convention - Altoona, PA
February 14-15, 2015

Rachel Ahn: Best Costume
Julia Miller: Outstanding Performance, 3rd Overall Score of competition
Lindsey Weaver: Most Inspiring

Mini: Shay Kaminski, Riley Kauffman, Lindsey Weaver
Junior: Bayla Furmanek
Senior: Emma Bannach, Rachel Ahn
Broadway Dance Center Award: Emma Bannach

Jump Dance Convention - Philadelphia, PA
January 30 - February 1, 2015

VIP Finalist: Julia Miller

DanceMakers, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
January 16-18, 2015

Junior Soloist 1st Runner-Up: Shay Kaminski
Pre-teen Soloist 3rd Runner-Up: Hope Neal
Teen Soloist 2nd Runner-Up: Rachel Ahn
Teen Soloist Winner: Julia Miller
Senior Soloist 2nd Runner-Up: Emma Bannach
Senior Soloist Winner: Cassandra Greenland
Senior Duo/Trio Winner: Promise - Casey Kauffman, Sara Funk, Emma Bannach
Junior Line High Score: The Final Cut
Junior Production High Score: Perfect
Pre-Teen Production High Score: We Own the Night
Pre-Teen Overall High Score of Division: Youth
Teen Production High Score: Work
Highest Score of Entire Competition, with a PERFECT score: Down the Burning Ropes
Scholarship to Nationals Recipients: Julia Miller, Riley Kauffman, Caroline Hughes

Dance Masters of Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh, PA
Special Awards: Emma Bannach, Cassandra Greenland, Rachel Ahn, Julia Miller






























































































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