Waiting for the team awards at AYOP are L to R, Carolyn Gregory, Moriah Muscaro, Erika Ranck, Lizzie Ranck.
Team September takes the floor at AYOP. In their first performance, the Team placed 12th. We were very happy for these young ladies.
Fellow teammates, Carolyn Gregory (L) and Ellie Perigo take a moment from competing to share a photo. Both girls won several medals at AYOP 2007.
Decorating doors at the hotel are all a part of the fun for Twirl-M's at AYOP. Pictured here is Carolyn Gregory (L) and Nicole Rapacki.
All smiles in her new Jazz costume is Pre-Team Twirler Carolyn Gregory.
What a fun group of twirlers this is...Ellie Perigo, Carolyn Gregory, Lizzie Ranck, Kelly Burkhard, Abbie Perigo, and Erika Ranck.
Modeling at AYOP in her new gown is beautiful Kelly Burkhard.
Team Jazz won the 1st ever Twirl-M's National Dance Twirl Championship. The team of 26 won the Juvenile Beginner Large Category at AYOP 2007. Here are members of the team accepting the award, L to R: Lizze Ranck, Carolyn Gregory, Moriah Muscaro, Nicole Rapacki, Kelly Burkhard, Lauren Robinson, and Erika Ranck.
The Twirl-M's netted a national beginner dance twirl championship, as well as 7 national titles, 52 top 10 medals, 3 national pageant finalists, and 12 regional championships. Pictured here are the national winners and national pageant finalists. L to R front row Eirka Ranck and Carolyn Gregory. L to R back row: Nicole Dowdell, Courtney Stachowiak, Amy Vailliencourt, Moriah Muscaro, Rosie Dodd, Sami Hays, and Nicole Harris.
Three year duet partners are Sami Hays and Moriah Muscaro.
Enjoying some time off of twirling at nationals are Meagan Dullack and Amy Vailliencourt swimming in the hotel pool.
Rosie Dodd, (L), finished first runner up in the TU Intermediate National Pageant. Moriah Muscaro finished 4th overall in the TU World Majorette Pageant. Both contests were held in Canton, OH in July of 2007.
These three cuties attended their first national AYOP contest. They are Pre-Team Members Carolyn Gregory, Nicole Rapacki, and Casey Dunigan.
The Twirl-M's finished big at the Miss Majorette of MI contest in May. They sent four students to the various Miss Majorette of America Contest at AYOP. Pictured here are the winners and finalists of MM of MI. Front row (L to R) Erika Ranck and Abbie Perigo. Middle Row, (L to R): Amanda Hunter, Madison Adams, Meghan Shaffer, Nicole Dowdell, Rosie Dodd, Nicole Harris. Back Row (L to R) Kelly Burkhard, Hailey Henehan, Courtney Stachowiak, Moriah Muscaro, Amy Vailliencourt, Madisen Fletcher, and Ellie Perigo.
Nicole Dowdell is the 2007 Juvenile Miss Majorette of Michigan. She won two national titles, placed in 4 additional top 10's, and won 3 regional championships. She is also a member of the national award winning Jazz Team.
Abby Oates, L, and Moriah Muscaro participated in the 2007 Junior Grand National Championships. Both qualified by placing in the top 8 of the MI Junior Solo Division at the State Contest. Abby and Moriah are Walled Lake Northern High Majorettes.
Novice Twirler Casey Dunigan shows off her top 10 medals after her first AYOP.
South Lyon students enjoyed a great deal of success at AYOP. Pictured here are Twirl-M's L to R, Casey Dunigan, Liz Dowdell, and Nicole Dowdell.
Rosie Dodd, L, and Lauren Robinson proudly display their AYOP Top 10 medals.
Team Jazz prepares to perform for the AYOP judges. These 26 girls won the 2007 Beg Juvenile Large Dance Twirl Championship.
Standing at attention our our 26 Jazz Team Members. They put on a show for crowd and the judges. Great job ladies!!
This cake, donated by the Dunigans, was served at the Send Off Party. It brought good luck to the students as many 52 top 10 awards were netted by the group.
Team September debuted their new routine to a 12th place finish out of more than 35 teams. Congratulations!
Enjoying some R&R at Nationals is part of the fun. Pictured here are teammates L to R, Liz Dowdell, Nicole Harris, Hailey Henehan, Nicole Dowdell, and Rosie Dodd.
Ending to a ton of applause is Team Jazz.
Rosie Dodd, the 2007 Beginner Junior Michigan Pageant Winner.
For questions or for more information, please contact Twirl-M's Director Rhonda Muscaro at TwirlM@aol.com.