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Sloan's Dance Company wins awards at Nationals

  • From left: Isabella Clark from Thompsonville; Lexington Peters of Pittsburg; Emma Lynn from Marion; Carly Atchison of Benton; and Lilly Hampson of Marion. In back is Coach Brooklyn McMahon of Benton. Not pictured is Makayla Joyner of West Frankfort, who was unable to make the trip to New York.

    From left: Isabella Clark from Thompsonville; Lexington Peters of Pittsburg; Emma Lynn from Marion; Carly Atchison of Benton; and Lilly Hampson of Marion. In back is Coach Brooklyn McMahon of Benton. Not pictured is Makayla Joyner of West Frankfort, who was unable to make the trip to New York.
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Submitted by Dan Lynn
updated: 8/8/2018 12:12 PM

Sloan's Dance Company of West Frankfort brought home 13 national titles, along with Studio of the Year honors last month from a competition in Fort Walton, Florida.

Earning national titles from the company were: Autumn Estes of Herrin ("Haters"); Macy Broy of West Frankfort ("Roar"); Gage Smith of West Frankfort ("Answers"); Emma Lynn of Marion and Isabella Clark of Thompsonville ("Great Big Kiss"); Makayla Joyner of West Frankfort and Marlee Grant of Sesser ("Too Original"); Lilyanne Cooksey of West Frankfort and Rylee Wilson of Bush ("Kriss Kross"); Emaline Collins of Benton and Brooklyn Kelley of Thompsonville ("I Promise You"); Laela Kohzadi of West Frankfort and Lexi Julian of Thompsonville ("Hold On"); Brookley McMahon of Benton and Gage Smith of West Frankfort ("Halo," "Jealous of the Angels," "Hashtag," "Broken," and "Extreme Recharged").