Friday Program 2013

Our performances have been finalized for the Friday evening show (April 12, 2013) 7PM at the John Marshall High School auditorium. The list of performances and your MC are as follows:


  1. – RCTC World Drum Ensemble, “Samba Barucada”
  2. – Rochester Chinese Association, “Tea- Picking Dance Song”
  3. – Rochester Chinese School, Dance “Little Shell Trumpet”
  4. – Vietnam (2 dances)
  5. – Shaia Dance Collective
  6. – Philippine Dances, Phil Am Association
  7. – Music and Traditional dance from North and East Sudan
  8. – India instrumental
  9. – India dance
  10. – Cambodia
  11. – Two Chinese Dances (Blazing Pomegranate and The South of Rainbow Clouds)
  12. – Music and Traditional dance from West and Central Sudan
  13. – Chinese Erhu Ensemble
  14. – India (Anu)
  15. – China music
  16. – Twisted Luna Tribal dance
  17. – India dance (Ganga)

Master of Ceremonies

COURTNEY STURGEON joined the KTTC NewsCenter in October of 2012. She is based at KTTC’s newsroom in Austin, covering a wide area stretching from Albert Lea to Owatonna and into northern Iowa. Courtney graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and minor in Communication and Media. While working towards her degree, Courtney reported for the University’s newspaper “The DePaulia” and news program “Good Day DePaul.” Several of her reports have been recognized by DePaul University and the Society of Professional Journalists. She was also honored as a NATAS Student Achievement Award Nominee from the Television Academy, the producers of the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, for her coverage of the “Occupy DePaul” protests. Courtney completed internships with NBC 5-WMAQ and ABC 7-WLS while attending school in Chicago. Besides Journalism, one of Courtney’s greatest passions in life is spending time with senior citizens. She has been volunteering at nursing homes since she was 11 years old and plans on owning a senior home of her own one day. Though her talents are limited in the kitchen, Courtney enjoys trying new cuisines and will eat any kind of food if it’s dipped in chocolate. In her spare time, Courtney loves visiting family and friends in her hometown of Libertyville, Illinois.

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