Jordyn Harris of Monroe among top Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA performers in national dance competition

Lakewood Trumbull YMCA Dance Company Y includes, from left, Quinn Lesperance, Maggie Huang, Maisie Speer, Kendall Walsh, Eden Shipley, Andrew Stanley, Katie Stanley, Maxanie Byron and Jordyn Harris.

TRUMBULL, CT — The Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA, a branch of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, Company Y Competitive Dance team, which has Monroe members, finished out their regional season with an impressive performance at the Starbound National Talent Competition in Hartford, Connecticut.

The team is led by Quinn Lesperance and it sent 15 dancers to compete in the three day event with approximately 21 studios, and 550 dancers.

Company Y walked away with eight routines placing in the overall awards for their divisions.  Andrew Stanley, of Trumbull, came home with 1st place for the Junior Pre-Teen Solo Division with a total score of 290.40 — and he contributed to the choreography.

His teammates also had several overall placements. Jordyn Harris, of Monroe, and Kendall Walsh of Fairfield placed 1st with their duet titled “Footprints in the Sand.” Haley Mitchell, of Stratford, placed 5thin her solo division. Several other duets, trios, and small group dances placed, including “Live,” placing 3rd – which featured our most tenured dancers.

For information about the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA Dance programs, visit its website at www.lakewoodtrumbullymca.org or call 203-445-9633. In person inquiries are welcome at the Family Program Center, 20 Trefoil Drive, Trumbull.

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