Kicking to New York City

Kicking it to NYCKarley Jackson was selected at the summer Dance Team Training Academy where she attended with her fellow Strutters. She is a sophomore this year at Jefferson High School. This is her second year on the high school drill team and her first year as a Strutter officer. In Jefferson Junior High she performed for two years on the Sparklers Drill Team.


For the last several years her team has attended the HTE Dance Team Training Academy in Richardson, TX. During this summer camp, each member of the team has the chance to audition for HTE’s Kick and Dance Academy. She has auditioned to be a part of this amazing opportunity each year, but this summer she reached her goal and was invited to be a part of the Kick Academy.


This year HTE will take their Kick and Dance Academies on a 5-day New York City Tour that includes professional dance classes, Broadway shows, and of course some amazing sightseeing with other dancers from across our state; including a trip to the 9/11 Memorial Plaza.


Karley says, “I feel like this is a once in a lifetime opportunity…

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