We are so excited to start our Fall Classes and welcome students from all areas of Myrtle Beach to join us. Baton Twirling & Dance is an education to last a lifetime.
My biggest accomplishment in life is being the mother to two very successful children. My daughter Brittany Maziarz, Premier Car Driving Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics, and My Son Thomas Arnette, Graduate of the Professional Golfers Career College. I am the proud Grandmother to six beautiful grandchildren. I am married to my wonderful husband Horace Adell. We have Clean Streak Inc. in Asheville, NC and have recently opened our second location in Myrtle Beach, SC. Twirling Education● Began twirling at the age of 3 with Coach Joanne Fogle, Majorette Queen of America and Feature Twirler for Clemson University.● Member of Flashettes National Champion Baton Corps.● National leader of the year DMA● DMA Petite Majorette Princess of America, 1977● DMA Little Majorette Princess of America 1973● Attended DMA Twirling Camps trained under top national coaches from USTA, NBTA, and DMA.● A.C. Reynolds High school Feature Twirler from 6th grade to 11th grade until pursuing dance career in NYC.● National Drum and Bugle Corps Miss High School Majorette 1980Education● Associates Degree Business Administration from Cecil’s Business College.Professional Experience● Academy of Performing Arts- Asheville, NC
Dance, Gymnastics, Baton Instructor / Owner● Trendsetters Formal Wear and Limousine- Asheville, NC
Modeling Coach, Wedding Planning, Bridal Consultation/ Owner● Miss North Carolina United States 1999-2001
Director of Pageant● PromFest
Featured in pageantry magazine as the most successful prom event in the country in 2000. See attached article.Community Service● Created Prom Fest - 5 years of educating high school students on the importance a drug and alcohol free prom night.● Mills River Business Association - President● Fletcher Area Business Association - Vice President
I grew up in Camden, SC, where my mother had a dance studio. I started dancing at age 3 and twirling at age 7. I have lived in Myrtle Beach for 30 years and own the Patricia Grand Gift Shop. My husband David and I have one daughter, Gracie. She’s a competitive baton twirler who has won several state champion titles in solo, 2-baton, basic strut, military strut and X-strut. I hold an Associate Business Degree (2010) from Horry-Georgetown Technical College and a BSBA/Accounting (2012) from Coastal Carolina University. I love teaching and look forward to sharing the sport of baton with Sunshine Twirlers. Twirling Background:● Began twirling at age 7.● 1981-1985 - Trained with Coach Margie Watkins at Dance World of Hartsville, SC.● 1981-1985 - Competed with the National Majorette Association● 1982 – 1985 - Qualified for NMA Nationals● 1983 - Competed at NMA Nationals in Virginia Beach, Va● 1986 - Twirled for Socastee High School Marching Band● 2013-15 - Started and coached the Socastee Elementary School Sharkettes Baton Clubo SES Sharkettes teams won 3 State titles,
2 Open titles, and 1 Grand Champs on the Grand Strand title.● Judged auditions for the Coastal Carolina University Glamour Twirlers majorette line and Feature Twirler.● Current President/CEO of Coastal All-Star Twirlers, a non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to sharing, promoting and teaching the sport of baton twirling.
Baton and Other Related History● 2015-2013 Coastal Carolina University Spirit of the Chanticleer Marching Band Colorguard● 2014, July- Auditioned for the Coastal Carolina Feature Twirler Spot (Director cut the twirling program)● 2014-2006- Private Lessons for: Baton, Strut, Modeling, and Speaking● 2013-2012- Altoona Area High School Marching Band Silks Squad● 2013- Altoona Area High School Indoor Silks● 2013-2010- Altoona Area High School Marching Band Silks Squad (Colorguard)● 2013-2010 Altoona Area High School Lioneers Dance Team● 2013-2010 Altoona Area High School Lioneers Competition Team● 2010-2008 Altoona Area Junior High School Marching Band Silks Squad (Colorguard)● 2009- Altoona Area Junior High School Winterguard Squad (WGI)● 2008-2007- Keith Junior High School Colorguard● 2008- Keith Junior High School Winterguard Squad (WGI) Awards/Others● 2015 Spirit of the Chanticleer Leadership Team, Colorguard Captain● 2014 Trusted Colorguard Vet● 2013 Helpful Rookie● 2013-2012 Silks Captain● 2013 2nd Place at the US FINALS● 2013 1st Place at Eastern Cheer and Dance Battle of the States Championships● 2013-2009 Feature Twirler at the Holidaysburg Annual Christmas Parade● 2012 Silks Homecoming Candidate● 2012 1st Place at the “Spirit Against Cancer” Competition at Penn State Behrend● 2012 Won a Bid to the US FINALS at “Spirit Against Cancer” Competition● 2010-2009 Junior High School Silks Captain Education● 2015-2013 Coastal Carolina University: Psychology Major● 2013-2010 Altoona Area High School: High School Diploma