Chasity Haen recently twirled a day away — but it wasn’t a wasted day.
Chasity Haen was one of a select group of high school twirlers who was recently invited to twirl during the half-time show with the University of Arkansas Marching Band. (SUBMITTED/News Observer)
The Crossett High School student attended National Twirler’s Day at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Sept. 30.
The Razorback Marching Band hosted 60 young twirlers for its Twirler Day.
The guest twirlers performed with the band and University of Arkansas Twirlers during halftime when the Arkansas Razorbacks took on New Mexico State Aggies in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
The guest twirlers worked with the University of Arkansas’s world-class majorettes, feature twirler, and instructors before participating in a featured performance at halftime alongside the University of Arkansas Razorback Marching Band.
Haen said that in order to participate she had to submit a college try out routine. Haen was accepted and said she “enjoyed the experience.”
Haen said the participants practiced with the University of Arkansas majorettes at their practice stadium Saturday before the game, learning a routine to the “Family Guy” theme song.
She said she loved performing for the audience and felt excited because she met one of her role models.
“I felt happy because I met Savannah Miller, the Razorback’s feature twirler,” she said.
Haen twirls for the CHS marching band, and said she hopes to continue twirling in college.