— The Letcher County Central High School dance team has participated in dance competitions as well as supporting its school teams through each season. In December, the group competed in Jamfest in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and was named the national champion in the pom competition In January, the dance team won regional competition in Shelby Valley in both the open and pom divisions of large varsity. In February, the team was in state competition and won first place in the large varsity open division, and placed third in the large varsity pom division. Pictured are (top row, left to right) Emily Cook, Summer Adams, Carley Caudill, Makaley Johnson, Sydney Meade, Taylor Slone, Allison Eldridge (middle row) Makenzie Brown, Rachel Lucas, Nicole Brown, Katie Craft, Courtney Venters, Alley Bowling, Katie Craft, Alexis Morris, (front row) Tayler Fleming, Kayla Brashears, Courtney Fields, Topanga Adams, Chelsea Wright, Hayley Collins and Daianara Bates. The dance team head coach is Phyllis Barker, the assistant coaches are Brenda Adams, Caitilyn Slone, Taylyn Combs and Brandon Garrett.