The NCHS Stingers earned a State qualifying score and first place in the Lyrical division this weekend at the IDTA Belleville East Regional. This was the first Regional Competition of their season which end February 10 in Springfield at the 2018 IDTA State Finals. Madison Schuette also earned a Rising Star Award given to dancers with exceptional skill and enthusiasm. First Row: Meritt Rittenhouse, Josie Middleton, Madisyn Riechmann, Savanna Staley, Lauren Brink, Emma Vogt. Second Row: Coach Carly Middleton, Allison Melton, Elise Spencer, Madison Schuette, Ana Fernandez, Amy Hicks, and Coach Alyssa Lohmann.