United States National Figure Skating Champions and Olympians Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett posted a season best free skate at the 2010 ISU Figure Skating World Championships March 24 in Torino, Italy, placing eighth with a score of 172.47.
Denney and Barrett improved upon their ninth-place finish from a year ago. Training partners and fellow Olympians Amanda Evora and Mark Ladwig finished in ninth place with a score of 165.96. The two local pairs teams, who train at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex, were the only representatives the U.S. sent to Torino.
Denney and Barrett placed 13th and Evora and Ladwig placed 10th in last month’s Winter Olympics.
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Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
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The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
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Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.