Proceeds from the event help underwrite scholarships, team uniforms, camps and competition expenses, says dance team parent Pat Carson, whose daughter, Destiny Carson, is a member of the team.
The girls require four or five different dance costumes for performances. Funds are also used for a week at dance camp, held this past summer on the UC-Santa Cruz campus.
The team's coach is Nona Ybarra, owner of Captivating Dance. The 11-member team rehearses three times a week and performs at Menlo-Atherton High School football and basketball games. The team also presented a holiday dance show at Haven House in Menlo Park. The dance team is coached by Nona Ybarra, owner of Captivating Dance.
Dance team members include: Destiny Carson, Elisa Cabral, Caroline Hayse, Miranda Alfano-Smith, Kimmie Glass, Anna Argente, Brooke Warren, Gracie Culhane, Sami Gaston, Lauren Smith and Devon Smith.
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