Stories tagged with: National Competition

July 11, 2011 - 6:47pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Melissa Marie Dance Team will be heading to a national competition soon.

A pep rally was held Monday at Secrest Auditorium for the girls, before they head to Myrtle Beach for the Stars Systems National Talent Competition on July 18th. Although some of the girls are a little bit nervous, most are excited for the opportunity.

"Our hard work is finally paying off." said Instructor Melissa Berga "Our girls have worked really hard these past ten months, and we are...

June 20, 2011 - 4:49pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

A dedicated team of young girls will go leaps and bounds to showcase their talents.

The Cambridge YMCA gymnastics team will leave Tuesday morning for the national competition being held in Toledo. Gymnastics Director, Cheryl Mathews, said, the team has been preparing since they originally qualified in April. Practices can last up to six hours and are held three days a week.

"Yes, it's been a hot summer and they have sweat, and we've had a few tears, not too many so...

August 23, 2010 - 11:56am
3 years 51 weeks ago

A local student wins a national speech competition.

West Muskingum Freshman Lauren Paul won the grand prize at the God, Flag, Country National speech competition in Louisville, Kentucky.

The contest sponsored by the fraternal order of Eagles is promoting patriotism for young people. In the speech you have to talk about either God, Flag, or Country. Lauren choose to do all three.

"I think that God, Flag, and Country are all really important. I think all three have...

May 26, 2010 - 12:21pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

One local senior is headed to a national cosmetology competition.

We first told you about Mid-East student Shala Wallace when she and her best friend Cheyenne Matz went to the state competition last month.

"We went to competition and competed in hair and I competed against my best friend and she beat me she got first and I got second," Matz said.

Matz said it's exciting that they got the top two places at the state competition. And even though both girls are...

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