Hansen and Morgan dazzle at Dancing with the Stars for Charity

Overall winners Trace Hansen and Karri Morgan, (center) hold their winning trophies while pictured with Rebecca Bazzoni (left) who is the executive Director of Joe’s Kids. At right is Victoria Peloza, the team’s choreographer. News Now Warsaw photo by Dan Spalding.
By Dan Spalding
News Now Warsaw

WARSAW — Trace Hansen and Karri Morgan, representing the non-profit, Joe’s KidS, won Saturday’s raucous return of Dancing With the Stars for Charity Saturday night at the Performing Arts Center in Warsaw.

The event, which had been on hiatus for a five year period, including the pandemic, attracted nearly 900 people cheering on nine teams who were choreographed by Warsaw Community High School students.

Hansen and Morgan dazzled the crowd with two dance sets including one that included an opening with Hansen on roller skates and a high energy routine featuring the sounds of Vanilla Ice’s iconic “Ice, Ice Baby.”

The winning team was presented with the coveted Mirror Ball trophy and sophomore choreographer Victoria Peloza, stood alongside them in the momentary spotlight moments after the winners were announced.

Other top teams were Paul Zakaria and Suzanne Stokes (representing Kosciusko Community Trap Neuter Return) and Randy Polston and Lakesha Green (representing Combined Community Services).

The show was organized by Kensington Digital Media with the help of top sponsors, Glam Boutique and Eastlake Skate Center.