Holiday Bowl dancers perform

Fourteen members of the Meeker dance team performed in America’s Largest Balloon parade before dancing during the halftime show of the Bridgepoint Educational Holiday Bowl Dec. 30 in San Diego, Calif. Meeker dancers Jordan Smith, Mehgan Gerloff, Stephanie Joos, Alexis Gutierrez, Mandy de Vergie, Mariah Jensen, Tina Bain, Taylor Ahrens, Selena Steele, Emily Eliasen, Nicole Hilkey, Katie Morgan, Caleb Dodds, and Miranda Mayerle (not pictured), met famed dance choreographer Mandy Moore at the airport in Denver and flew on the same flight. Moore taught them at the dance convention in San Diego.