Five Ellevés competed in the annual Miss Drill Utah Solo Competition on Thursday, October 21 at Mountain Ridge High School. There were 156 girls from drill teams across the state that were competing in the competition. The girls competed in different dance genres and in their school classification; but then 17 girls were chosen based on their overall scores as semifinalists to compete for the title of Miss Drill Utah.
Grace Poulsen has been selected as a "Prep Of The Week." Grace is a senior, three-year member of the drill team. She is the President/Captain this year. Grace recently made the 5A All State Drill Team. Each 5A drill team sent three girls to the auditions and then 21 girls made the final cut. Grace was also selected as a "Top Corp" winner at Epic Dance/Drill Camp this past summer. There are only 5 dancers selected from the camp. Congratulations Grace!
Maple Mountain also took three of the five places in the 5A Drill Down. Grace Poulsen won 1st place, Maisy Melton won 4th place, and Sydney Adams won 5th place. Congratulations drill team!
Maple Mountain also took three of five places in the 5A Drill Down. Abbie Jackson won 1st place, Brittan Robison won 3rd place, and Madi Hjorth won 4th place. Congratulations drill team!
The team will compete next on January 11 in the Rocky Mountain Drill Invitational at Corner Canyon High School. Good luck!
The MMHS Ellevés competed at the Excalibur Classic Drill Competition at Murray High School on December 14, 2019. They placed 1st in Hip Hop,2nd in Military, 2nd in Dance, and 2nd in Character.
Congratulations drill team! Their next competition is at UVU on January 4.
The MMHS Ellevés competed in their first competition of the season, The Salt Lake Valley Classic Competition, at Juan Diego High School on Saturday, December 9. The Ellevés competed in the Pom, Hip Hop, Military, Dance, and Character categories.
The Ellevés won 1st place in the Pom category, 2nd place in the Hip Hop category, 2nd place in the Military category, 3rd place in the Dance category, and 4th place in the Character category.
The MMHS Ellevés competed at the Rocky Mountain Drill Team Invitational Competition at Corner Canyon High School on January 14, 2017. They placed 1st in Pom, 1st in Hip Hop,1st in Kick, 2nd in Military, and 2nd in Dance. The team also won the Overall 4A trophy and the overall Sweepstakes trophy. The Ellevés also received a judge's choice award for Exceptional Technique in their dance routine.
The MMHS Ellevés competed at The Premier Classic Drill Team Competition held at UVU on Saturday, January 7. The Ellevés competed in the Hip Hop, Pom, Military, Dance, and Kick categories. They won 1st place in each of the categories they competed, making them the top 4A school at the competition.
In the drill down competition, McKenna Bate won 1st place, Mallory Ross won 2nd place, and Jessie Abbott won 3rd place in the combined 2A/3A/4A drill down.
The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés recently returned from a performance tour to Orlando, Florida. The Ellevés performed on the Waterside Stage in Disney Springs at Disney World. The performance was a non-stop 20 minute show with a variety of jazz and hip hop routines. The team drew a large crowd for their performance. Following the performance, the Ellevés were presented with a gold Mickey Mouse trophy from Disney World for their crowd-pleasing performance!
Shalee Hiskey is a third-year member of the drill team. She was an Assistant Drill Mistress last year and is the President of the team this year. Shalee is a very talented and enthusiastic dancer. I'm so grateful that I have had the opportunity to work with Shalee!
Jamie Topham is a second-year member of the drill team. She is an Assistant Drill Mistress this year for the team. Jamie is a very hard worker and an amazing dancer. Jamie is always so positive and kind. She is very coach-able and easy to work with!