Saturday, September 12, 2009

Our 2009-2010 College Shining Stars!!

Congratulations and have a great season girls!! We are so proud of you!!
Angie DeSimone- Youngstown State Penguinette Captain
Sarah Greene- Youngstown State Feature Twirler
Whitney Crain- Youngstown State Feature Twirler
Nicollette Airhart- Penn State Majorette
Ashley Rader- Pitt University Dance Team
Brooke Slemons- Pitt University Dance Team
Alexis Sich- Akron University Dance Team

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Sign up Now for Fall Classes!!


Shining Stars Dance & Baton is currently taking registration for fall classes. For more information call Shining Stars at 1-888-652-5420 or email us at ShiningStarsDance@yahoo.com.




Saturday, July 25, 2009

2009 National Champions!!

Congratulations to all of our Shining Stars for an outstanding showing at NBTA Nationals!!

Grand National Twirling Championships:
TOP SIX- Marissa Pierce, Claudia Swauger, Simone Esters, Jillian Swauger, Chloe Miller
Marissa Pierce- 6th place Tiny Tot Grand Nationals
Claudia Swauger- 2nd place Tiny Tot Grand Nationals
Simone Esters- 4th place Juvenile Grand Nationals
Jillian Swauger- 2nd place Juvenile Grand Nationals
Chloe Miller- 3rd place Pre-teen Grand Nationals

Advanced Miss Majorette of America Results:
(Claudia, Jillian, Simone, Chloe, Hayley, Julianna)
Claudia Swauger- 2nd runner up Tiny Tot Miss Majorette of America
Jillian Swauger- 6th runner up Juvenile Miss Majorette of America
Simone Esters- 4th runner up Juvenile Miss Majorette of America
Chloe Miller- 4th place twirl in Pre-teen Miss Majorette of America

Advanced Twirl off & Strut Off:
CLAUDIA SWAUGER- 0-6 STRUT CHAMPION
CLAUDIA SWAUGER- 0-6 2 BATON CHAMPION
Claudia Swauger- 2nd place 0-6 Solo
Jillian Swauger- 4th place 7-9 2 baton
JILLIAN SWAUGER- 7-9 STRUT CHAMPION
JILLIAN SWAUGER- 7-9 SOLO CHAMPION
Simone Esters- 5th place 7-9 strut
Simone Esters- 4th place 7-9 solo
Chloe Miller- 5th place 2 baton
Julianna Johnson- 4th place 13-15 strut

Beginner & Intermediate National Pageant Results:
(Emily, Halli, Marissa, Caitlin, Zia, Ronnie Jo)
ZIA WILLIAMS- WINNER-7-9 INTERMEDIATE NATIONAL PAGEANT WINNER
Emily Petillo- 5th place overall 0-6 National BeginnerPageant
Halli Petillo- 11th place overall 7-9 National Beginner Pageant
Marissa Pierce- 2nd place overall 0-6 National Intermediate Pageant
Caitlin Seifert- 8th place overall 7-9 National Intermedate Pageant
Ronnie Jo Wiltrout- 10th place model 16 + National Intermediate Pageant

National World Open Champions:
MARISSA PIERCE- 0-6 INTERMEDIATE WORLD OPEN SOLO CHAMPION
CLAUDIA SWAUGER- 0-6 ADVANCED WORLD OPEN STRUT CHAMPION

JILLIAN SWAUGER- AGE 9 ADVANCED WORLD OPEN STRUT CHAMPION
HALLI PETILLO- AGE 8 BEGINNER WORLD OPEN STRUT CHAMPION
CAITLIN SEIFERT- AGE 9 BEGINNER WORLD OPEN STRUT CHAMPION
KAYLIE LEWIS- AGE 9 BEGINNER WORLD OPEN SOLO CHAMPION
CLAUDIA SWAUGER- 0-6 ADVANCED WORLD OPEN 2 BATON CHAMPION
SIMONE ESTERS- AGE 9 ADVANCED WORLD OPEN 2 BATON CHAMPION
CAITLIN SEIFERT-AGE 9 BEGINNER WORLD OPEN 2 BATON CHAMPION
JILLIAN SWAUGER-AGE 9 WORLD OPEN 3 BATON CHAMPION
CAITLIN SEIFERT & ZIA WILIAMS- INTERMEDIATE DUET CHAMPIONS
SIMONE ESTERS & JILLIAN SWAUGER- ADVANCED DUET CHAMPIONS

National World Open Top Ten Results:
Emily Petillo- 2nd place 0-6 open intermediate solo
Halli Petillo- 6th place age 8 beginner solo
Claudia Swauger- 3rd place 0-6 advanced open solo
Zia Williams- 5th place age 8 intermediate solo
Jillian Swauger- 2nd place advanced age 9 solo
Simone Esters- 5th place advanced age 9 solo
Caitlin Seifert- 2nd place intermediate age 9 solo
Chloe Miller- 3rd place advanced age 12 solo
Julianna Johnson- 2nd place advanced age 13 solo
Hayley Marsico- 7th place advanced age 13 solo
Kaitin Gatta & Courtney Lundgren- 8th place advanced jr. duet
Julianna Johnson & Hayley Marscio- 7th place advanced jr. duet
Kaylie Lewis & Halli Petillo-8th place beginner juvenile duet
Emily Petillo- 2nd place 0-6 Intermediate strut
Simone Esters- 3rd place age 9 advanced strut
Chloe Miller -5th place age 12 advanced strut
Julianna Johnson- 2nd place advanced age 12 strut
Marissa Pierce- 8th place 0-6 advanced strut
Ronnie Jo Wiltrout- 7th place intermediate age 17 strut
Jillian Swauger- 2nd place age 9 advanced 2 baton
Chloe Miller- 2nd place age 12 advanced 2 baton
Kaylie Lewis- 3rd place age 9 beginner 2 baton
Marissa Pierce- 2nd place age 0-6 intermedate 2 baton
Caitlin Seifert- 5th place age 9 advanced 3 baton
Chloe Miller- 3rd place age 9 advanced 3 baton

Teams:
"Phantom" Caitlin, Zia, Jillian, Simone, Juliann, Hayley, Chloe
4th place Juvenile Advanced Small Dance Twirl

"We Will Rock You" Caitlin, Zia, Jillian, Simone, Halli, Emily, Marissa, Claudia, Kaylie
Tiny Tot Division

Monday, July 6, 2009

We Are "Shining Stars!"






Good Luck at Nationals!!!

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Shining Stars Presents:
"Wild Thing"

June 7, 2009 @ Packard Music Hall
5:00p.m

Program Pictures:

May 20,21,22 @ the Niles studio
Please Make sure you pick up your schedule at the studio so you know which days your class is scheduled for.

Memorial Day:
May 25 Studio Closed

Last Day of Regular Classes:
May 28

Finale Practice:
June 1 @ the studio
Specific times TBA
We will practice the little stars 1st at approx. 6:00p.m. followed by the Grand Finale at 7:15p.m.

Make Up Day for Monday Classes:
June 3 @ the studio

Dress Rehearsal #1:
June 2 @ Packard Music Hall
This will be the first half of the show. We will practice the finale 1st starting at 5:15p.m. and continue in the order of the recital.

Dress Rehearsal #2
June 5 @ Packard Music Hall
This will be the second half of the show. We will practice the finale 1st starting at 5:15p.m. and continue in the order of the recital.

2009 Shining Stars Recital "Wild Thing"
June 7 @ Packard Music Hall
5:00p.m


Monday, May 4, 2009

Miss Majorette of Ohio Winners!!!



Shining Stars wins Miss Majorette of Ohio titles in EVERY division!

Kylie Mowery, 2009 Novice 7-9 Ohio Pageant Winner
Halli Petillo, 2009 Beginner 7-9 Ohio Pageant Winner
Caitlin Seifert, 2009 Intermediate 7-9 Ohio Pageant Winner
Ronnie Jo Wiltrout, 2009 Intermedate 16+ Ohio Pageant Winner
Claudia Swauger, 2009 Advanced Tiny Tot Miss Majorette of Ohio
Jillian Swauger, 2009 Advanced Juvenile Miss Majorette of Ohio
Chloe Miller, 2009 Advanced Pre-Teen Miss Majorette of Ohio

Runner Ups:
Analise Powell, 1st runner up 0-6 Novice
Emily Petillo, 1st runner up 0-6 Beginner Pageant
Kaylie Lewis, 2nd runner up 7-9 Beginner Pageant
Zia Williams, 1st runner up 7-9 Intermediate Pageant
Hayley Marsico, 4th place Advanced Junior Pageant
Kaitlin Gatta, 5th place Advanced Junior Pageant
Julianna Johnson, 6th place Advanced Junior Pageant