The Sweethearts attended the Showtime International Nationals competition held in Galveston at Moody Gardens this past weekend. The Sweethearts were named National Champions by winning 1st place in their Team Pom, Team Kick, Team Prop, Officer Contemporary and Officer Jazz routines. The team also received a special Judges Award for Showmanship in their Team Pom routine. The Sweetheart elite Dance Company won 1st place for their Medium Ensemble beating out 12 other entries. Nicole Jones and Megan Sproba won 1st place for their Junior Duet and Madi Jackson and Rian Wendt were 1st runner-up in the high school duet category. Solo finalists for their grades were Taegen Cormier, Maddie Gorrell, Sadie Holliday, Breanna Nelson, and Ashlin Batten. Overall, the Sweetheart officers took first place honors being named the National Champion Officer line. The team was also named overall National Champions beating out all other teams in their division. This marks the 6th National Championship for the Sweethearts!! The Sweethearts are also undefeated this contest season! Congratulations ladies on all of your hard work and tremendous success!