Three MMHS Ellevés Named to 5a All-State Drill Team

Attributions: 
Story and photo by Molly Brenchley.
Tiffany Asay, Hannah Finch, and Annie Merrill

Three members of the Maple Mountain High School Drill Team were named to the 5A All-State Drill Team.  Tiffany Asay, daughter of Suzanne and Dwayne Asay; Hannah Finch, daughter of Kim and Matt Finch; and Annie Merrill, daughter of Melisa and Chris Merrill were chosen to represent Maple Mountain at the 5A All-State Drill Team Auditions. 

Tiffany is a three-year member of the Ellevés Drill Team.  She was an Assistant Drill Mistress her junior year and is the President/Head Drill Mistress this year.  Tiffany was a “Top Corp” finalist at Basic Dance Training Camp this past summer. Tiffany enjoys biking, playing the piano, and swimming.

Hannah is a three-year member of the Ellevés Drill Team.    She was an Assistant Drill Mistress her junior year and is the Drill Mistress of the team this year.  Hannah was a “Top Corp” finalist at Basic Dance Training Camp this past summer.  Hannah enjoys reading, sleeping, and dancing.

Annie is a three-year member of the Ellevés Drill Team.  She was the Historian her junior year and is an Assistant Drill Mistress for the team this year.  Annie was a “Top Corp” finalist at Basic Dance Training Camp this past summer.  Annie enjoys dancing, playing with her puppies, shopping, hanging out with friends, and listening to music.

The auditions were held on Wednesday, November 8 at Bountiful High School.  Each 5A school sent three girls to represent their school at the auditions.  There were 42 girls who auditioned.  A cut was made after the girls showed their technique in some across the floor combinations in front of a panel of three judges who narrowed it down to 30 girls.  Those girls were taught a short dance and then auditioned it for the judges, who decided which girls made the team.  There were 16 girls who made the final cut.

The 5A All-State Team will be recognized at the State Drill Team Competition that will be held at UVU in February.  Congratulations to these girls for their accomplishments!