The NCHS Stingers took the dance floor at their last regional of the season in Highland this past Saturday. The Stingers took home second place in their Lyrical dance. Meritt Rittenhouse and Elise Spencer each earned a Rising Star for their performances in Highland. The Stingers had a total of five rising stars this season which are dancers chosen for excellent showmanship and techinique. They will spend the upcoming week preparing for IDTA State in Springfield IL this Saturday and will be cheering on Emma Vogt Friday as she competes in the State Dance Solo division.