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Mayor's Cup step competition a night to remember
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Shynell Professor Wells and Shakeem Kaptin Coleman (above) perform at the end of a Rho Chi Kobras routine at Camdens Rhame Arena. The March 12 performance marked the Camden High School seniors last in front of a hometown crowd. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
The throb of music to dance to filled Camden’s Rhame Arena the evening of March 12 for the Mayor’s Cup Step Competition It was an especially notable night for two Camden High School (CHS) seniors showcasing their talents to a local audience for the last time: Shakeem Coleman and Shynell Wells, the “Kaptin” and “Professor,” respectively, of the Rho Chi Kobras. Shakeem and Shynell are set to graduate from CHS this year with Shakeem moving on to Francis Marion University while Shynell enters the military. They are still working with their fellow Kobras as the school year winds down, with the team set to compete in the Stomp The Yard Step Competition at Columbia’s Keenan High School April 30.