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In 1972 Pricilla Crocket, a former Conroe Golden Girl, formed the Willis High School Sweethearts. She presented the idea to the school board and was given permission for the Sweethearts to dance at football half time shows, all basketball games and to be part of the Homecoming parade as long as she could find a teacher sponsor. They presented their first self-choreographed flag routine at the Coldspring-Willis game fall of 1972. They were fully self-funded holding bake sales throughout the year and a dance to raise money. The Sweethearts were given patterns and had to sew their own uniforms, in the iconic Willis purple and white.
The purpose of the Sweethearts Dance Team is to encourage quality performance, high academic standards, loyal school spirit, and high personal values among its members.
Through the development of dance technique, leadership, cooperation, self-discipline, and sportsmanship in each individual member, the Sweetheart Dance Team will fulfill its purpose for the benefit of Willis High School and the community of Willis Independent School District.
Kaylee previously was the Assistant Director of the College Park Reveliers. Prior to her first position, she graduated from Texas A&M in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. While at Texas A&M, she was a member of Dance Arts Society and interned at James Earl Rudder High School with the dance department and RangeRettes.
Additionally, Kaylee is an active member of the Texas Dance Educators' Association and served as a 2019 Dance Intern. She currently serves as a Senior staff member for TrendSetters Dance Company, which she has worked with since March 2018.
She grew up in Tomball, TX where she graduated from Tomball Memorial High School in 2016. During her high school career, she was a member of the Silver Stars serving as an elite member, Junior Lieutenant, and Senior Lieutenant.
This year will mark her 4th year teaching, and her 2nd year as a head director. Ms. Trotter is so excited to lead the Sweethearts organization, and continue the tradition of excellence!
1972 - 1973
1973 - 1974
1974 - 1976
1977 - 1981
1982 - 1985
1985 - 1986
1986 - 1993
1993 - 1998
1998 - 2000
2001 - 2003
2003 - 2020
2020 - 2021
2021 - 2022
2022 - Present
Linda Rodgers and Debbie Verche
Barbara Teague and Terri Carroll
Roberta “Bobbie” Gilhousen