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Published on May 18th, 2016 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Midlands celebrities dance the night away

Pictured Dr. Brent Powers, overall winner, dancing with Becky Massey from Columbia’s Ballroom Company.

LEXINGTON, S.C. — Four local celebrity dancers walked away winners at the Lexington County School District One Educational Foundation’s fourth annual Dancing with the Stars Lexington.

Lexington County School District One Board of Trustee member Dr. Brent Powers of Lexington Medical Center was named the overall winner by a panel of dance experts.

WIS News 10 reporter Michal Higdon danced her way into a second-place finish and Dr. Michele Reid cha-cha’d her way into third place.

Azmi Jebali, owner of the Mediterranean Café in downtown Lexington, earned the People’s Choice Award, which was determined by online voting.

The funds raised from this year’s event will be used for budgeted priorities such as 21st Century Innovation Grants for elementary schools, further development and design of the Center for World Languages and International Business, The Leader in Me program which develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes of student leaders, and other special funding requests for programs, events or activities that support the district’s mission and vision.

Local celebrity dancers included: Mr. Azmi Jebali of the Mediterranean Café, Lexington; Dr. Brent Powers of Lexington Medical Center; Mr. Hal McIntosh of the Lexington Choral Society; Mr. Tony Clyburn of b106.7/WTCB-FM; Mr. Britt Poole of the Town of Lexington; Mrs. Andi Rawl of Lexington Crossfit; Mrs. Natalie Spence, a Lexington County School District One Teacher; Mrs. Katie Mubarak, an Autism Advocate; Mrs. Tiffany McFarland, a Lexington County School District One Physical Therapist; Dr. Michele Reid of Massage Envy and Get Well With Michele; Mrs. Kim Koon, a Lexington County School District One Teacher; Dr. Lori Rotola of Palmetto Health; and Miss Michal Higdon, a reporter for WIS News 10.

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