CARY, NC October 3, 2019 — The Triangle High School Ballroom received confirmation of incorporation from the state of North Carolina on August 6, 2019. Bylaws were adopted and directors ratified at the first board of directors meeting on August 19.
The Triangle High School Ballroom Association, or THSBA, is a nonprofit organization that networks between schools and ballroom dance studios to provide opportunities for students to learn from professional instructors in ballroom dance clubs at the students’ schools. The organization’s mission statement reads:
“ The mission of the Triangle High School Ballroom Association is to provide quality opportunities for high school students in the Raleigh-Durham area to learn, practice, perform, and compete in styles of ballroom dance .”
In addition to connecting high schools and professional dance instructors, THSBA also plans to sponsor a performance each winter to showcase the ballroom dance talents of high school students and teachers. In the spring, the organization plans to sponsor a competition for students who participated in the school ballroom dance clubs.
THSBA plans to contact several high schools in the triangle area in the next few months in effort to persuade them to adopt ballroom dance clubs. The organization will provide resources to help the creation of clubs go as smoothly as possible.
The nonprofit corporation is governed by a board of directors consisting of 5 individuals. The directors are as follows: Anthony Coberg, president Benjamin Daniel, executive director Robert Wright, instructional director Melanie Dale, event director and Shari Huggett-Milton, volunteer director.
More information can be found on the organization’s website, thsba.org.