Fillies Director

KayLynn Renfro

KayLynn Renfro is the proud director of the Grapevine High School Fabulous Fillies Dance Team. She has been serving as director of the Fillies since 1985. Under Mrs. Renfro’s direction, the Fillies have received multiple national category titles in Pom, Modern, Hip Hop, Military, Prop, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Jazz. In 2006, 2008, and 2015, the Fillies were awarded the prestigious M.A. Dance National Champion Jackets for winning their respective team division at the M.A. Dance National Competition. She has served as an officer for Dance/Drill Team Directors of America (DTDA) and Texas Dance Educator’s Association (TDEA) and has conducted professional training seminars for both DTDA and TDEA. Mrs. Renfro has also served as DTDA’s National Dance Team Director in 1995 and as TDEA’s All State Dance Team Director in 2001 & 2002. She has been serving as a competition level adjudicator for Marching Auxiliaries/M.A. Dance. 

Mrs. Renfro was honored at the 2009 Texas Dance Educators Association Convention as recipient of the TDEA Lifetime Achievement Award. Annual recipients of the Lifetime Achievement award are nominated by their peers and selected by the TDEA Awards Committee in honor of their dedication to their profession and in recognition of their advancement of dance and drill team. 

KayLynn Renfro, director, surrounded by our regional, state, and national trophies from 2014-2015

KayLynn Renfro, director, surrounded by our regional, state, and national trophies from 2014-2015

Mrs. Renfro is a 1984 graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Secondary Certification in English and Dance. She received her classical ballet training under Frank and Irena Pal, and has completed 15 hours toward her Master of Arts degree in Dance at Texas Woman’s University. KayLynn is a Kappa Alpha Theta alumni. She is married to Dallas Renfro, and has two daughters, Kathryn and Laura, and a grandson. She is an ardent supporter of all that is GRAPEVINE HIGH SCHOOL -- "...to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield."

Go Mustangs! Go Fillies!

 Mustang Belles Junior Varsity Director
Fillies Assistant Director

Kristy Hansen

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Kristy Hansen began serving in 2012 as the Dance Team Director for the Grapevine High School “Marvelous Mustang” Belles JV Dance Team and the Assistant Dance Team Director for the Grapevine High School Varsity “Fabulous Fillies”.  Mrs. Hansen graduated from Grapevine High School in 1999 where she held a Dance Officer position for the National Award Winning “Fabulous Fillies” Dance Team.  Under the leadership of Mrs. Hansen the Belles have received numerous titles not limited to Grand Champion JV Division, Best in Class JV Team, Winner’s Circle, 1st Runner up JV Division, Best Overall awards for Choreography & Presentation, Team Gussie Nell Davis Award for Excellence, Academic Champions, along with many additional titles for team routines, dance officer groups, and individual soloists with companies such as MA Dance, American Dance & Drill, Showtime Dance, and Crowd Pleasers Dance.

A former member and Captain of the award winning Stephen F. Austin Pom Squad, Mrs. Hansen’s dance work experience includes serving as Assistant Director for the Highland Park Drill Team, Assistant Head Coach for the Club Cheer Dance Team, and is currently serving her 17th year as staff member, instructor, and contest level adjudicator for the prestigious Marching Auxiliaries/MA Dance Company. She is an active alumni member of the Chi Omega sorority.

Kristy graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, Studio Art.  At the completion of her degree, her business professional work experience includes positions such as an Assistant Wedding Photographer and a Project Manager, Director of Professional Development, and Vice President for The Andrew Joseph Company.

Apart from dance/drill team directing, Mrs. Hansen currently teaches Art I and Pre-AP Art I at Grapevine High School.  She is a loving wife to her husband Troy and a proud mother of two young children, Landen (9) and Katelynn (5).