Watch the Knightettes' Feb. 15 performance at the Target Center.
The Benilde-St. Margaret's Knightettes varsity jazz dance team won second place at state Friday. The Class AA winner was Chaska. Some of the Knightettes have been selected for the All-State Team. Seniors Katie Sisk and Christine Silikowski and juniors Katie Segner and Jacqueline Bieter will perform March 9 at Eden Prairie High School. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
The dance exhibition will start at 11 a.m. at the Haben Center. Dancers from the Academy of Holy Angels, Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Cretin-Derham Hall, Hill-Murray School, Holy Family, St. Cloud Cathedral and Totino-Grace will perform jazz and high kick rout
Life is a dance for these Golden Valley sisters.
If you’re looking for Kendall or Payton Meuwissen, chances are they’re in a dance studio. The Golden Valley sisters spend hours on end perfecting their skills. Kendall, a junior at Hopkins High School, spends upwards of 30 hours a week dancing between her time with Summit Dance Shoppe and the varsity dance team. That practice has paid off. Earlier this month, Kendall was third runner-up at the Miss Dance/Drill Team USA competition in Irvine, CA, and also won the award for best dance technique. Payton, 9, placed first at the Little Miss Dance/Drill Team USA competition. For the Meuwissens, dancing isn’t a chore—it’s a part of life they love. “I like that (with) dancing there’s all these different kinds of dance and you can improv so you can…