March, 2011 – Four Students from That’s Dancing


Four Local Students to Compete in Nationals at Dance Masters of America

Four local students from Palm Beach County will be representing the state of Florida in the 2011 Dance Masters of America Competition and Convention.  Shari Mittenthal, 9, was crowned Petite Miss Dance of Florida 2011.  Alec Mittenthal, 9, was awarded Petite Mister Dance of Florida 2011.  Shari and Alec are twins that attend Sunset Palms Elementary School in Boynton Beach.  They are in the fourth grade.  Jillian Medero, 15, was crowned Teen Miss Dance of Florida 2011 and Rachel Squire, 17, was crowned Senior Miss Dance of Florida 2011.  Both Jillian and Rachel attend Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach Florida as Dance Majors.  Jillian is a freshman and Rachel is a senior, who after graduation plans on attending Marymount Manhattan College in New York City on a dance scholarship.  All four dancers are students of Andrea LaMaina and Michele Walsh, who are the Co-Owners and Artistic Directors of That’s Dancing Studio in Lake Worth, Florida.  They are excited to be representing the state for Florida, Chapter 2 Division of the Dance Masters Organization.  The event will be held in July in Orlando, Florida.