Fabulous Five Charming Twirlers Majorettes By FABULOUS FIVE CHARMING TWIRLERS MAJORETTES
A group of young ladies from the Virgin Islands called the Fabulous Five Charming Twirlers Majorettes — LaMonee Morris, Janae Warner, Shaquanya Lewis, Shaquilla Lewis and Shaquinya Rogers — recently traveled to Disneyworld in Florida for the Twirl Mania 2020 Twirling Competition, held Feb. 14-17, and placed in the top ten among many other competitors around the U.S. and world.
Placing in the top ten in "Best Appearing" in their respective age divisions were Shaquilla Lewis and LaMonee Morris. In the baton soloists performance, Morris placed in the top ten in her division. The Charming Twirlers won first place in the Pom Pom Dance Competition in the Senior Division, the group said.
"We the Charming Twirlers would like to give thanks to you the community for supporting all our cake sales," the group said. "Bouquets of gratitude to Department of Tourism and V.I. Lottery for your sponsorship. We could not have accomplished this much without our trainer Joel Claudio. We say thank you, thank you, and thank you. God Bless as we the Charming Twirlers Majorettes will continue to showcase the art and sport of Baton Twirling."
Disney describes Twirl Mania as a "one of a kind" international championships for athletes and organizations around the world to experience international competition and fun at any age or level. Twirl Mania allows coaches and families to create their own Twirl Mania with numerous championship events to choose from, Disney said.
"If you can imagine the combination of a gymnasts flexibility, the throwing Accuracy of a quarterback, the astonishing jumping ability of a basketball player, the exquisite grace of a dancer, the precision of a golfer, the fastidious reception of a football or baseball player, and the flawless skill of an ice skater all in one….while controlling a baton with the technical aspect of the sport as they perform the movements, you have the sport of baton twirling athlete," the description reads.