Tearra Sheidler, 12, a Center Pointe dancer in Ahwatukee, is a Top 10 finalist in a nationwide contest to be the Showstopper Dance/Model of the year. She has been dancing since she was 2 years old, competitively since she was 4 years old.

Sheidler was in the National Showstopper Dance Competition in Disneyland in July 2013. Discount Dance and Showstopper chose 10 dancers as their 2013-2014 Dancer/Model of the year. Sheidler is the only finalist from Arizona. An online contest is now going on for the overall winner. Votes can be submitted online at www.facebook.com/discountdance or www.discountdance.com.

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