Introducing the 70th Line
Social Officer President
Social Officer Vice President
Cristina Rodriguez Montano
Not Pictured- Alexa Martinez, Brenda Sanchez
Head Guard-Emily Soto
Priscilla Hernandez, Julia Kennedy, Jessica Treto, Nevaeh Mendoza, Lilliana Valdez, Isabella Ruiz, Jocelyn Rocha, Sofia Quintero, Scarlett Cital
Director- Mrs. Leah Longoria Huggins
Leah Longoria Huggins was raised in McKinney, TX, where she attended McKinney North High School. As a member of the drill team, the North Stars, Leah served as a junior and senior officer. While on North Stars she received high honors from Starmakers Competition and Performance Camps as a Starmaker Gold Star recipient for her duet work with Brittany Lopez, and Miss Starmaker dance finalist. Her senior year she was the co-captain of the kick team and co-choreographer for the spring show Viva Las Vegas.
Staying close to home Leah attended Collin County Community College in Plano, TX. Leah was a part of the resident modern/contemporary dance company Collin Dance Ensemble. CDE exposed Leah to the world of modern and contemporary dance which allowed her to artistically explore and express herself. While on CDE Leah performed throughout the DFW area as well as attended master classes by Robert Battle of Alvin Ailey, and locals Michelle Hanlon and Ronnelle Eddings of Elle Danceworks. Leah performed numerous pieces in CDE's end of the year Spring Fling and received the Directors Choice Award.
Leah completed her Bachelors Degree in Dance from Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX. During college Leah was a staff member with award winning Prodigy Dance and Performing Arts Studio in Plano, TX. Leah also judges dance/drill competitions for Danceline Productions.
Leah has and continues to choreograph solos and team routines for dozens of schools in McKinney ISD, Plano ISD, Fort Worth ISD, and Dallas ISD.
Leah was a five year member of Dallas Dance Company.
Mrs. Huggins has presented at the state Texas Dance Educators Association Conference twice.
This is Mrs. Huggins 13th year at Sunset High School. She is currently the Dance Company Director, Bisonette Drill Team Director, Dance I-IV instructor, and dance pathway instructor. She is married to her high school sweetheart Rylie. They have two children and reside in North Dallas.