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Studio Awards and Accomplishments

 

Monica Senese Scholarship

Monica SeneseMonica Senese was a student at the Niagara Royalettes Baton and Dance Studio for 10 years. She also was an assistant baton and dance teacher. She died of a brain aneurysm on September 2, 2000 at the age of 23. She had a true love for baton and dance. This is given out at the end of our annual recital to keep her memory alive.

 

 



Previous Winners of the Scholarship include:

Year Recipients
2000-2001 Lynette Klettke
2001-2002 Brittany Matiash
2002-2003 Dawn Simpson
2003-2004 Sarah Decker and Jessica Ryan
2004-2005 Katy Tierney and Amber Gurman
2005-2006 Jeff Matiash and Erika Ewert
2006-2007 Samantha Wagner
2007-2008 Gabriella Graff and Allison Ewert
2008-2009 Destinee Ray
2009-2010 Tabitha Janese and Samantha Tremko
2010-2011 Natalie Manning
2012-2013 Kyra Rieker
2013-2014 Amanda Micale
2014-2015 Mikayla DaCosta
2015-2016 Marrissa and Miranda Shingleton
2016-2017 Gulianna Fenzel

 

Niagara Royalettes Competition Baton Team
National-State Team Titles and Honors

2008
NBTA Beginner Tiny-tot Dance Twirl National Champions
NBTA Senior Danceline National Champions
NBTA New York State Senior Dance Twirl, Twirl Team, and Halftime Show Champions
NBTA New York State Beginner Tiny-tot Dance Twirl and Twirl Team Champions

2006
NBTA Junior Danceline National Champions
NBTA New York State Junior Halftime Show and Junior Beginner Twirl Team Champions

2005
NBTA New York State Junior Halftime Show and Beginner Junior Dance Twirl and Twirl Team Champions

2004
NBTA New York State Senior and Juvenile Halftime Show and Beginner Juvenile Dance Twirl and Twirl Team Champions
Niagara University Basketball- Calvin Murphy Tribute Halftime Performance

2003
NBTA Senior Halftime Show National Champions
NBTA New York State Senior Halftime Show Champions

2002
NBTA New York State Junior Dance Twirl and Halftime Show Champions

2001
NBTA New York State Junior Dance Twirl and Halftime Show Champions

2000
NBTA Junior Danceline National Champions
NBTA Large Beginner Junior and Senior Twirl Team National Champions
NBTA New York State Senior Dance Twirl and Halftime Show Champions

1999
NBTA New York State Senior Dance Twirl, Junior Halftime and Beginner Junior Twirl Team Champions

1997
NBTA Juvenile Large Beginner Dance Twirl National Champions
NBTA New York State Junior Large Dance Twirl Champions

1996
NBTA Senior Danceline National Champions
NBTA Senior Trio National Champions (Elizabeth Senese, Monica Senese, and Angela Williams)
NBTA New York State Senior Halftime, Dance Twirl, and Twirl Team Champions

1995
NBTA College Danceline National Champions

1994
NBTA Senior and College Danceline National Champions
New York State Baton Twirling Hall of Fame- Team Induction

1993
Performance at the Citrus Bowl Halftime Show (Ashley Evans, Amy Garbus, Elizabeth Senese, Monica Senese, Shannon Szpara, Jenine Thompson, Angela Williams)

1992
NBTA Juvenile and Junior Danceline National Champions

1991
NBTA Senior and Juvenile Danceline National Champions

1990
NBTA Senior Danceline National Champions

1988
NBTA Junior Danceline National Champions

1986
Twirling Unlimited Juvenile Small Dance Twirl International Champions

 

Individual Baton Twirling Titles and Awards

Ashley Evans
NBTA Intermediate Little Miss Majorette of America
8x NBTA Advanced Miss Majorette of New York State
7x NBTA Advanced New York State Twirling Champion
5x Twirling Unlimited International Solo Champion
5x NBTA National Twirl-Off Top 20 Finalist
2x NBTA National Twirl-Off Top 6 Finalist
2x NBTA Advanced Miss Majorette of America Top 10 Finalist

Jeff Matiash
2009 Senior Men’s Rhythmic Twirl World Bronze Medalist
2014 Senior Men's Rhythmic Twirl National Champion
2011-2014 North Atlantic Regional Senior Men's Twirling Champion
2012 & 2014 North Atlantic Regional Senior Men's Rhythmic Twirl Champion
2011 & 2013 North Atlantic Regional Senior 3-Baton Champion
2011 AYOP Sr. Men's Team Member of the Year (Member of Crescendo)
1997 NBTA Tiny-tot National Boys Twirling Champion
12x NBTA National Top 3 Finalist (Men’s Twirling Championships, Men’s Rhythmic Twirl, Advanced 2 and 3 Baton)
10x NBTA New York State Men’s Baton Twirling Champion
2x NBTA New York State 2-Baton Champion
3x Qualifier for the World Championships as a member of Team USA (declined position for 2012 World Championships)

Lisa Wasson
3x NBTA College Miss Majorette of New York State

Intermediate NBTA New York State/Northeast Regional Miss Majorette Pageant Winners
Ashley Evans, Lynette Klettke, Angela Williams, Lisa Wasson, Jenine Thompson, Shannon Szpara, Katie Cole, Brittany Matiash, Allison Ewert

Beginner NBTA New York State/Northeast Regional Miss Majorette Pageant Winners
Felicia Adamo, Lisa Wasson, Angela Williams, Amy Garbus, Monica Senese, Elizabeth Senese, Ashley Evans, Lynette Klettke, Jessica Ryan, Brittany Matiash, Deanna Robazza, Sarah Kowalczyk, Jael Wisnieski, Jenna Scrivano, Cheryl DeLorenzo, Katy Tierney, Allison Ewert

Novice New York State Miss Majorette Pageant Winners
Emma Rieker, Allison Ewert, Erika Ewert, Jessica Ryan, Jenna Scrivano, Kayla Klinger, Janelle Follendorf, Amanda Brownstein, Lynette Klettke, Jessica Hill, Ashley Evans, Jenna Sonnenberg

 

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