2018 DRILL-A-RAMA WINNERS! Oracle Charter Upsets Tech High! Takes 1st Place In High School Division!
Oracle Charter Upsets Tech High! Takes 1st Place In High School Division!
Oracle Charter School (photo on the front page) upset Hutch Tech High to win first place in the High School Division during the 2018 Drill-A-Rama Drill Team Championship and Step Show last Thursday in Kleinhans Music Hall. Performing before a full house, Oracle also won Best Captain. Hutch Tech won Best Dressed in the High School Division and McKinley won a cash prize (the first time ever awarded) for overall outstanding team. The competition between the three high schools was intense.
Other winners in the following categories included:
•Elementary. School Division I: 1st place King Center Charter School (3-5); 2nd place Aloma’s Divas (Aloma D. Johnson Charter School)
•Elementary School Division II: 1st Place King Center Charter School (6-8); 2nd Place Buffalo United Charter
•Elementary School Independent: 1st Place Cobra Crusaders Marching Unit
2nd Place A Little Gospel Difference
•Elementary School Best Captain – Buffalo United Charter
•Elementary School Best Dressed – Aloma’s Divas
•Elementary Best Dressed – Cobra Crusaders
•Elementary Division Most Outstanding – Buffalo United
•Junior Independent Division: Another upset by Junior Gospel Difference. They also took Best Dressed and Best Captain.
•Senior Independent Division: 1st Place Senior Crusaders Best Dressed, Senior Gospel Difference
•Best Captain, Elevation (Teens In Progress)
•Most Original and Most Outstanding – Senior Gospel Difference.
In addition to the competition portion of the program, the McKinley High School Step Team and the Omega Mentoring Program performed. Also performing was the Inferno Dance Team and Buffalo All Star Extreme (B.A.S.E).
Drill-A-Rama is sponsored by Drill Teams United, NICYO and Juneteenth of Buffalo.
It was another amazing example of our children’s talent and creativity. Hats off to all the teams, their coaches, parents, the DrillA-Rama sponsors, and supporters!