Fayette County High steps up

Tue, 03/13/2007 - 2:59pm
By: The Citizen

The Fayette County High School step team, coached by Rick Blake, will compete on Saturday, March 17 against teams from across metro Atlanta in the second annual STOMP D.A.T. (Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco) Youth Step Show. The winning team will receive cash, prizes and bragging rights.
The Henry County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host the second annual Youth Step Show on Saturday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m. at Mount Zion High School located at 2535 Mount Zion Parkway, Jonesboro, Ga. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For ticket information, contact Erica Smith at edgreene11@hotmail.com or 404-210-2566.
The last Stomp D.A.T. Youth Step Show was a huge family-oriented success and this year promises to be equally as exciting. There was standing room only as youth step teams from all over Georgia competed for prizes and bragging rights. The STOMP D.A.T. Youth Step Show allows positive competitive fun with a message of avoidance in the use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco products. Guest celebrities include radio station V-103's Osei, the Dark Secret, and special performances by FlavaWorld Entertainment.
The 2007 teams in the high school division are Cedar Grove High School, Dunwoody High School, Dutchtown High School, Fayette County High School, McEachern High School, Riverdale High School, Sprayberry High School, and Stockbridge High School.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 by 22 students at Howard University. These young women wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the under served; to educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive public policy; and to highlight issues and provide solutions for problems in their communities.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. Over 900 chapters are located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. For more information, visit the website at www.deltasigmatheta.org.

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