Thursday, April 15, 2010

Turlock High School Election Convention...Abby2 for Rally Commissions/Spirit Leaders

Our New Turlock High School Rally Commissoners/Spirit Leaders
Abby Degrazia and Abby Falke = Abby2

Darcy and Abby

Campaign Dancers and Manager

Abby and her buddies

Ty and Marco...silly campaign dancers

In the following videos you will see Turlock High School's Election Convention.
In the first video, the Abbys are running against two other opponent groups;
then it is narrowed down to two groups;
then the winner is announced!



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In case you didn't see Abby's Jr. Miss photos, scroll down about four entries...they are worth seeing!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Kylie's National DanceSport Competition...March 11-13, 2010

Kylie competed in the National DanceSport Competition held at BYU. Here she is with her partner Seth Grover during one of their Open Latin dances.

Oh la la you two!

Rumba anyone?

Kylie and Seth...they competed in Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba and Paso Doble

Kylie and Seth have an awesome partnership and great chemistry when they dance

One of their latin poses

I love watching Kylie compete and I was tickled pink to be there in the Marriott Center for three days of competition...I am so proud of you Kylie!


Lovely Kylie and her Daddy

We were able to meet Seth's dad and sister (by the way, Seth is Emron's brother in case you notice a resemblance)

Kylie and her friend Alex...she brought Kylie flowers...so sweet

Kylie's standard partner Walter. They competed in Waltz and Quickstep

Kylie teaches a 5th grade ballroom class at Northridge Elementary School in Orem, Utah and her kids were competing at the Team Match at DanceSport

Kylie's students received the honor of the "Top Notch" Award.
They also each received gold medals.
It was so fun to watch her with her students...they love "Miss Kylie"
Her students with their gold medals and Top Notch Trophy

Miss Kylie and her kids

Kylie and her student Zach

Seth came to watch Kylie's students and was a great help to her...
Thanks Seth!

Kylie's dear friends Karson and Betsy had their daughter Izzy at DanceSport
Kylie babysits for Izzy and they are buddies!

Kylie and adorable Izzy

Kylie and her teaching mentor Cheryl


When we came out of the Marriott Center the first night this is what we saw...


Kylie's kids receiving their award

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Kylie and Seth...keep watching and they will come closer to the camera

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Sunday, March 28, 2010

I love these Falke ladies!

Dorothy, Kuulei, me, Nanny and Robin Falke...sister-in law lunch with Nanny 2008

April 2009 Fast Sunday Dinner at Nanny and Pop's
Me, Linda, Robin, Dorothy and Nanny

Thursday, March 25, 2010

We miss our Macy!!!

Macy is at the BYU London Center doing study abroad for four months. It has been so much fun following her experiences. She has already visited Rome, Paris, and so many wonderful places in England. We miss you Macy Moo!!! Click www.macyfalke.blogspot.com to see her blog.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Abby's Junior Miss Competition, February 20, 2010

Abby received two scholarships/awards at the Jr. Miss Competition. She won the "Spirit Award" that is voted on by the girls themselves and the judges awarded her the "Be Your Best Self Award" for outstanding service. We were so proud of her. In total she won $400.00 in scholarship money.

Walking up to receive one of her awards


Abby during the "Poise" section of the competition


Lovely Abby

Abby singing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" during the Talent Section of the Competition

Abby dressed as Dorothy

Abby during the Fitness Section

Awesome push-ups Abby

Abby had such awesome energy during the Fitness Routine

Fitness....it consisted of three dances...about 10 minutes of straight dancing

High Energy Abby

One of the Fitness Dances

Abby...our Jr. Miss Star



Thank You Jill for taking such amazing photos of Abby during the competition
Abby during the opening number

Our Lovely Abby Girl

Abby with her Daddy

Abby with Jessica and Jenna Gauthier

Abby with Nanny and Pop

Abby with Camille

Abby with her friends Jacob and Kirk

Abby with her buddies Michael, Marko and Davis...they were some of her cheering section