Ballroom Dance Club celebrates International Dance Day with special dance


Mercer University‘s Ballroom Dance Club celebrated International Dance Day April 29 with a special choreographed dance.

Participating in the dance, from left to right, were Trey Dennard, a senior double-majoring in history and Spanish; Bethanyanne Newton, a senior majoring in biology; Noah De Mers, a junior majoring in chemical commerce; Sarah Storch, a sophomore majoring in biomedical engineering; Ben Parisi, a junior majoring in mechanical engineering; and Cheyanne Harris, a freshman majoring in biology.

The Ballroom Dance Club meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in Penfield Hall. Students in the club learn a variety of styles of ballroom dance, including the cha-cha, swing, tango and waltz. The club often holds dances at Mercer and attends dances around Macon and Atlanta.

All students are welcome to join, and no prior experience is needed. For more information, or if you’re interested in joining, email


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