The award winning Chapel Hill Highlighters Drill Team is under the direction of Katie Hewitt and assisted by Chalease Denson. The Highlighters are a group of exceptionally talented young ladies in grades 9-12 from Chapel Hill High School. The Highlighters bring with them the tradition of excellence and prestige from winning National Championships to dazzling audiences with their halftime performances and spring shows since their creation in 1970. Since under the direction of Mrs. Katie Hewitt in 2007, the Highlighters have earned the esteemed title of National Academic Champions at American Dance/Drill Team Nationals, 1st Runner-Up National Champions in Officer Modern and Team Military, and have enjoyed the opportunity to travel to New York City, perform aboard the Carnival Triumph, and perform at Disneyland in California! Stay tuned for more exciting events and performances from the Highlighters Drill Team!!