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Cheers for the Sugar Mocs!

Sugar Mocs, kneeling left to right,
Kate Robertson and Ali Bibee.
Standing left to right, Lauren Tucker,
Danielle Robinson, Amber
Huddleston, Meagan Callahan.

The UTC Sugar Mocs dance team competed in a Universal Dance Association College Spirit Camp held in Knoxville recently and came away with three trophies.

Former Sugar Mocs Leslie Wilson and Candice Smiley choreographed the Sugar Mocs home routine, which placed third behind Louisiana Tech and the University of Tennessee Knoxville. The Sugar Mocs also took home a 110 percent trophy and a superior trophy for overall performance on all their dances during the two-day camp.

The Sugar Mocs are directed by UTC Alumni Director Terry Denniston.

The Sugar Mocs will be performing at football halftimes, basketball timeouts and halftimes, and other special events, on and off campus, during the academic year.

In 1998 the Sugar Mocs placed fifth in its first UDA National competition and were featured on ESPN. Since that time, they have annually qualified to attend this championship, including a fourth place finish in the 2000 College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship Open Division.

The team members strive for excellence on the dance floor, in the classroom and in the community.

Tryouts are held in the spring and open to all incoming students meeting stated university requirements and to currently enrolled students meeting GPA requirements.

If you would like to have the Sugar Mocs perform at your event, please contact Terry Denniston, (423)425-4785.

September 1, 2005

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