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Mohawk Danzers sweep state competition


This news story was published on December 7, 2015.
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MASON CITY – A team of dancers and athletes from Mason City High School swept the state competition in Des Moines this weekend.

The Mohawk Danzers finished competing at the state competition in Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on December 4 and 5 and they had a clean sweep of the events. They finished first in every dance category they competed in:

· First place in the large school Hip Hop Category

· First in the large school Novelty Category

· First in large school Prop Category

· They also won the Judges Choice Award for the best overall dance routine

The Mohawk Danzers practice around 20-30 hours a week during the month of November in preparation for state. They are some of the hardest working athletes around, parents tell NIT.

If that was not enough, just to show the quality of girls on this team, they won the Outstanding community service Award for the countless hours of community service they have given back to Mason City.

They have also donated over 200 service hours in the Mason City community this season. Cleaning streets, working with kids, walking dogs, and more.

Novelty!

Posted by Julie Kim on Saturday, December 5, 2015

And for the winning trifecta – Prop!

Posted by Julie Kim on Saturday, December 5, 2015

MCDT Hip Hop

Posted by Julie Kim on Saturday, December 5, 2015

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5 Responses to Mohawk Danzers sweep state competition

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    Joni Dunn Reply Report comment

    December 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    So very proud of this hard working group of gals. Thank you “North Iowa Today” for such a terrific write up for them. Hmmm, wonder if the Globe Gazette will do as well!!!

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      bodacious Reply Report comment

      December 8, 2016 at 10:21 pm

      Well, Joni, your thank you is about a year overdue. That is when this article was written.

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    Katie R Reply Report comment

    December 8, 2015 at 9:54 am

    awesome

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    LVS Reply Report comment

    December 8, 2015 at 8:21 am

    These young people work very hard at this and certainly deserve congratulations.

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    Anonymous Too Reply Report comment

    December 7, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    Congratulations and great job!!
    Nice to see your hard work paid off!
    I would encourage all of NIT readers to take a few minutes and watch all three of these videos, these young ladies are truly amazing!
    Great to see Mason City represented well at State.