Dance group to go to nationals
A local dance group recently won top honors in the Turn It Up Dance Challenge at the Lancaster County Convention Center.
Instructor and dancer Elijah Morton and his two hip-hop teams 'CONstruct' (ages 14-18) and 'Under CONstruct' (ages 9-13) won a Platinum Award -- the highest recognition given at the competition -- in the senior teen category and the junior large group category.
The local dancers also received the overall high score and the "Most Entertaining Award" from the judges.
The CONstruct team will competing in the National Dance Championship July 8-12 in Ocean City, Md.
Morton, 27, is the owner of Morton's Dance Center, 2301 Harrisburg Pike.