Campbellsport, WI – The Shining Stars Dance Team of Campbellsport is now famous after performing at the pregame of the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards game.
Coach Mary Bilgo followed up with a note after an article was published to help the team raise money to fund the trip.
The Bucks organization and employees took such great care of us. While we walked to our tunnel to enter the floor, everyone gave our kids a high five as the walked out to perform.
It just seemed magical, the support from their families and friends that came to the forum were so loud and cheered them on!
Below is an article published prior to the dance team’s performance.
The team has been practicing diligently for this moment in the spotlight, please wish them luck!
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“The kids and the parents are both very excited,” said coach Mary Bilgo. “The biggest thing we’ve done is participate in a competition, so this is the perfect opportunity to showcase our group in front of a large crowd.”
The Shining Stars Dance Team is made up of children and adults with special needs.
The Shining Stars Dance Team is open and free to anyone who would like to join, no matter what their abilities. The only requirement is a love of dance.
Members of the team are from 7 school districts in the Washington and Fond du Lac County area. The group normally performs during halftime of varsity girls or boys basketball games.
The Shining Stars are beginning their 9th season with approximately 20 dancers, nearly a dozen helpers, and a sign language teacher for one of the students.
If you would like to support the Shining Stars Dance Team, send donations to Mary Bilgo/Shining Stars Dance Team at N1488 Maple Drive, Campbellsport, Wi 53010.
Or donate online using the Venmo below: