An enthusiastic audience cheered zestfully for their favorite dancers when Chester County Relay for Life hosted Dancing with the Stars, Chester County version on Friday, May 3, at the Middle School.
Six two-person teams took to the stage in elaborate costumes, with celebrity judges and beauty queens adding to the flamboyant occasion. All of it took place with the bottom line of raising funds for the fight against cancer, with more than $14 thousand raised.
Couples competing included T.J. Kirk and Amy Wooley, Zach Hannis and Linda Carter, Gabriel Avila and Claudia Aleman, Wes Murphy and Kim Moore, Wes McPeake and Lee Pipkin and Alex and Heather Verduzco.
Judges included Shane Connor, Teresa King, Keaton Miller and Janie Albright. Terry Hearn donned the hat as Master of Ceremonies, with entertainment from Simone Wilson, Miss Bluff City, and Abbie Bayless, Miss West Tennessee.
Awards went to:
• Murphy and Moore – Mirror Ball Award – judges scoring.
• Avila and Aleman – People’s Choice Award – Most monetary votes received night of the show.
• Hannis and Carter – Spirit Award – Most money raised prior to the show.