Local dancer competes in celebrity dance competition

Shelby Tesch of Rushford, and teammates Karianna Barrientos of Goodview, Minn., and Alexis Urbick of Winona, Minn., recently competed at the regional Celebrity Dance Competition held at Rochester's Mayo Civic Center Auditorium February 23-24. As a trio, their number "I Spy You," earned the top adjudicated score of platinum and made them a category winner in the dance style of tap. They also earned a first place overall award with the highest score for preteen duo/trios of all dance styles competing. Tesch is a fifth grader at Rushford-Peterson Schools and takes dance classes in ballet, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, musical theater and tap at SG Danceworkz in Winona.