Members of the JHS Charisma Dance Ensemble the National High School Dance Festival

PITTSBURGH, PA -- Two Jefferson County Schools dance teams showcased their talents at the National High School Dance Festival, the largest high school dance event in the United States. Jefferson High School's Charisma Dance Ensemble and Washington High School's Synergy Dance Ensemble represented JCS at the five-day festival in Pittsburgh on March 1-5. 

Several members of the Charisma team received scholarship offers for summer intensives during the festival. Drew Cardis, Elisabeth Gottlieb, Jasmine Jackson, Megan Puttock, Sarah Puttock, and Ella Wallace were collectively offered more than two dozen scholarships to national colleges and universities. 

JCS congratulates both ensembles and their members for these honors in recognition of their creativity, hard work, and dedication to their craft!