Congratulations go out to the Varsity and JV Dance Teams, who placed first at the North Suburban Conference Championship on Friday, January 12, at Waukegan High School.
Pom/Dance Girls (JV)
(Photo courtesy of Virtual Image Photography, Inc.)COACH: Emily Malkowski, Head JV Pom/Dance
2017-18 JV Competition Pom/Dance Roster
Superintendent: Michael Simeck
Congratulations to the Lake Forest High School Varsity and JV Dance Teams, who began the new year by bringing home trophies for their pom and jazz routines at the Chicagoland Dance Championship, which was held at the UIC Pavilion on Saturday, January 6. The competition draws teams from Illinois and the surrounding states in the Midwest.
The JV Dance Team traveled to Warren High School for morning performances at the Warren Invite. It wasn't until late afternoon that they found out that they placed first for their jazz routine and second for their pom routine. Congratulations on the fine job!
Next up is the UDA Chicagoland Dance Championship on January 6 at UIC. Go Scouts!
The JV Pom/Dance Team traveled to Crystal Lake Central High School for a Sunday competition and came out in third place in jazz and fifth place in pom.
Other results for the day:
- Crystal Lake Central - First Place
- Geneva - Second Place
- Lake Forest (1) - Third Place
- Deerfield (2) - Fourth Place
- Lake Forest (2) - Fifth Place
- Cary Grove - Sixth Place
- Deerfield (1) - Seventh Place
- Crystal Lake South - Eighth Place
- Glenbrook South - Ninth Place
The JV Dance Team traveled to Fremd High School on Saturday and started out the competition season on a high note by scoring firsts in both pom and jazz categories and placing first and third in their division. Way to go Scouts!
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Emily Malkowski, Head JV Pom/Dance
Coach Malkowski has been Head Coach of the JV Competition Pom/Dance Team at LFHS since 2015. She has spent ten seasons working at Six Flags Great America as a featured performer, choreographer and dance captain of the shows performed in the Grand Music Hall. From 2012-13 Emily was the casting director, choreographer, featured performer and dance captain of the Lady Gaga inspired touring production, Bad Romance. This is her sixth year assistant directing The Magic of the Nutcracker with Dancenter North in Libertyville.
Coach Malkowski received her Bachelor's degree in Dance/Communication from Western Michigan University. She is an instructor, choreographer, department head, rehearsal director at Dance Center North in Libertyville, where she began her dance training at the age of eight.
2016-17 JV Girls Pom/Competitive Dance Awards