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The Bishop Dunne Falconette dance and drill team won multiple awards at the first competition of the season in January and look forward to the American Dance/Drill Team State competition on February 27, 2016. Coach Kelly Norman is a former captain of the squad and a 1983 graduate of Bishop Dunne High School. Auditions for the 2016-17 Falconette drill team are on Friday, April 1, 2016.



Falconettes Receive Superior Ratings throughout the Competition

The Bishop Dunne Falconette drill team won a Super Sweepstakes Award for receiving scores of all 90’s and above from every judge as they kicked off their competition season at the MA Regional Dance Competition at Heritage High School in Midlothian, Texas, on January 30, 2016. In addition, they won the High Point Award in Pom, Prop, and Hip Hop.

The Falconettes also received a Choreography and Best in Class in the Private High School Division.

The Falconette Officers also won a Super Sweepstakes Award and Best in Class as well for their outstanding performances in Lyrical, Contemporary, and Novelty.  The six officers additionally received a High Point and Choreography Award for their Lyrical and Novelty.

The Falconette Trio won first place for their Hip Hop performance and the Falconette 8th Grade Ensemble won first place for their Jazz Routine.

Soloists, Audrey Blackburn, Alexis McDaniel, and Faith Colbert all received a Superior Rating for their solos at the competition. Audrey Blackburn received second Runner Up in the 15-16 year old Solo competition.

The squad will compete at the American Dance/Drill Team (ADTS) State Competition at Duncanville High School on February 27, 2016.

The Falconettes will hold auditions for the 2016-17 Drill Team on April 1, 2016. Any Bishop Dunne student can try out for the squad. Please contact Director Kelly Norman for details on the dance workshop March 29-31, 2016 at

For more information see the school’s website:

--Information above provided by Coach Kelly Norman.



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