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    Katy ISD Drill Team Students Will Perform in Washington, DC

    Katy, TX News (January 12, 2017) Texas Dance Educator’s Association is proud to announce the invitation from the Texas State Society to perform at the Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Gala in Washington D.C. on January 19, 2017.  The 2017 Ball promises to live up to its spectacular reputation as the “hottest ticket in town” during Inauguration weekend, and far exceed expectations.  The Black Tie & Boots Inaugural Ball will be held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in the banks of the Potomac River. This facility is the largest and most elegant facility in the entire DC Metropolitan area. Guests include Texas state officials, dignitaries, thousands of guests from all over the United States.

    Only 25 All-State members will be performing at this prestigious event. The following Students are thrilled to be selected from Katy ISD:

    Katy ISD DC Performers

    Students with their directors, pictured left to right: Cougar Stars Asst. Director Christine Deci, Cougar Stars Colonel Teagan Schmidt, Bengal Brigade Asst. Director Alison Lowrey, Bengal Brigade Colonel Sarah Dwyer, Bengal Brigade Director Patty Hyatt-Henson

    Performers will learn a piece choreographed by Eve Robinson, director of the Alvin High School Jacketters. The piece will be performed at several venues and times during the ball. Performers will be wearing their School’s traditional dance team uniform with a sash representing their hometown.

    While in Washington D.C., the All-State members will be visiting the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, Arlington National Cemetery, historical landmarks and a Night tour of the City.

    Courtesy of TDEA 
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