The MCISD Folklorico team did an outstanding job on their recent competitions this past month. The team competed at Competencia Folklorica De Tejas held at Corpus Christi, La Feria De South Texas College held in McAllen, and ACADEZ National Folklorico/Contemporary Dance Competition held at San Antonio. Overall the team received a total of 13 trophies: three first-place trophies, five second-place trophies, and four third-place trophies. The 13th trophy was received for having the highest score in the duet category for the entire competition held in McAllen. This competition was not only for high schools, but it also included middle schools and private groups with dancers that ranged in age from 5 yrs. to adults. The couple that received this honor consists of Jose Espinoza and Samantha Esquivel. Other members that participated in these competitions were Briceyda Olvera, Reynaldo Moreno, Josue Gutierrez, Esmeralda Esmerado, Josephine Espino, Janelly Perez, Alyssa Canizalez, Anahi Cuevas, Angela Salazar, and Valerie Barreiro.
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