POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - This is a press release from Pearl River Community College
The String of Pearls won the team's 16th national championship at the American Dance and Drill Team competition March 20-21 near Dallas.
The dancers won the championship in the pom category and were first runner_up in both jazz and hip hop competition.
There was a one point difference between PRCC and Blinn College for the jazz championship. This is the Pearls' highest finish and best score in this category. McLennan College was champion in the hip hop category.
The String of Pearls was the only team to enter all three categories.
Co captain Regan al Jabi of Carriere placed third in solo competition.
Kara Fleming is the Pearls' instructor.