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See the Sights, Meet the Winners from 11th Annual Dance Challenge

Over 300 fifth grade students from 17 schools across the Jefferson Parish Public School System took part in Martin Marino’s 11th Annual Dance Challenge. This ballroom dance competition is the only public schools program of its kind in Louisiana.

The couples and team winners are listed below. Click here to see when the Dance Challenge will air on JPS-TV, Cox cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99.

Couples Competition Winners

Salsa

  • 5th Place – Gretna #2 Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 4th Place – Butler Elementary School
  • 3rd Place – Butler Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 1st Place – Pheobe Hearst Elementary School

Waltz

  • 5th Place – Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 4th Place – Bissonet Plaza Elementary School
  • 3rd Place – Bissonet Plaza Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 1st Place – Gretna #2 Academy for Advanced Studies

Tango

  • 5th Place – Gretna #2 Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 4th Place – Butler Elementary School
  • 3rd Place – Vic A. Pitre Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Butler Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Harahan Elementary School

Swing

  • 5th Place – Butler Elementary
  • 4th Place – Gretna #2 Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 3rd Place – Bissonet Plaza Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Harahan Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Butler Elementary School

Team Competition Winners

Salsa

  • 3rd Place – Pheobe Hearst Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Terrytown Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Butler Elementary School

Waltz

  • 3rd Place – Kenner Discovery Health Science Academy
  • 2nd Place – Rudolph Matas Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Ella Dolhonde Elementary School

Tango

  • 3rd Place – Gretna #2 Academy for Advanced Studies
  • 2nd Place – Paul J. Solis Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Bissonet Plaza Elementary School

Swing

  • 3rd Place – Mildred Harris Elementary School
  • 2nd Place – Walter Schneckenburger Elementary School
  • 1st Place – Marrero Academy for Advanced Studies