Walt Whitman Hosts National Dance Alliance

This annual event, sponsored by Mathnasium and Huntington Honda, has become a signature showcase for our district as we host schools from across the metro NY area. Our Lady Wildcats shown here have just finished their ‘Kick’ routine.
This annual event, sponsored by Mathnasium and Huntington Honda, has become a signature showcase for our district as we host schools from across the metro NY area. Our Lady Wildcats shown here have just finished their ‘Kick’ routine.
Our Middle School Dance team are ready to hit the floor for their first routine of the day.
Our Middle School Dance team are ready to hit the floor for their first routine of the day.
Perfect hosts, Whitman’s Dance team on their way from the South Gym warm ups to the main floor of the North Gymnasium for their performance.
Perfect hosts, Whitman’s Dance team on their way from the South Gym warm ups to the main floor of the North Gymnasium for their performance.
The Stimson Middle School Dance team on their way to the performance floor in the North Gym where they will take 2nd in the ‘Kick’ division.
The Stimson Middle School Dance team on their way to the performance floor in the North Gym where they will take 2nd in the ‘Kick’ division.
Whitman senior Chloe Morris and her teammates are on their way to a 1st Place finish in ‘Game Day.’
Whitman senior Chloe Morris and her teammates are on their way to a 1st Place finish in ‘Game Day.’
The Mathnasium Mascot had a busy day promoting both the Huntington and Syosset locations.
The Mathnasium Mascot had a busy day promoting both the Huntington and Syosset locations.

On Saturday, January 19, Walt Whitman High School hosted the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Whitman Winter East Coast Regional Dance Championships. Playing host for their fourth straight year, hundreds of spectators came out to support their teams. In addition to Whitman, there were numerous Long Island and Regional schools represented. Our Whitman team, under the direction of Ms. Kiva Boozer, did not disappoint the home crowd by placing in both of the divisions they competed in.  Congratulations on a 1st Place finish in ‘Game Day’ and 4th Place in ‘Varsity Kick.’

Our Middle School Dance team also competed with the team placing 1st in the ‘Pom’ division and 2nd in the ‘Kick’ division.

All of our talented students performed with distinction, adding a special touch of athletic and artistic class to our school community. We also join in thanking the numerous Dance Team parents who labored tirelessly throughout the weekend to bring the prestigious competition to our schools. Of course, our South Huntington family offers special praise and gratitude to Jeff Hindla of Huntington Honda and Rupi and Tony Parmar of Huntington Mathnasium for their contributions of monies to fund the show. We are so very fortunate to have partners like Huntington Honda and Huntington Mathnasium who genuinely care about the quality of our schools.

Congratulations to the entire Whitman Dance Team: Yagmur Aykanat, McKayla Charles, Mia Coll, Isabella Bermudez, Aldama Bernadin, Ashley DiBartolomeo, Marianna Kliampas*, Chloe Morris, Chloe Murphy, Daniella Padinha, Alexia Rivera, Luisa Valencia Castaneda, and coach Kiva Boozer.  *Captain

Congratulations also to the Stimson Middle School Dance Team: Addie Balogon, Abby Brosnan, Julianna Castro, Kaitlyn Clark, Julia Dong, Shelene Farquharson, Harley Guarisco, Yanely Jerez, Rachel Jerome, Alessia Maffei, Victoria Maio, Isabelle Minero, Emely Molina, Samantha Regalado, Emma Rosales, Kemani Virgil, Evelyn Wang, and coach Ashley Cocoran.

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