Quinlan - Ford High School Blue Belle Team Photos
Once a Belle....Always a Belle!!!
Quinlan High School develops it's first pep squad.
1971 - 1972
The team is named the "Blue Belles" Drill Team.
Jean Baker become the director, thus beginning the "Baker" year. Mrs. Baker is responsible for many of the teams "firsts".
The first "Floor show" or Spring Show as they are now called.
The teams first trip to a summer camp. Belles are the first drill team to be invited to perform at the Hunt County Fair.
1979 - 1980
Introduction of the now famous "Red Hats". Red was incorporated as one of the school colors.
Kicker Belles are created (these are the best kickers on the team, and they would sometime perform a feature routine).
First year the team competes at competition, winning 1st place in all routines entered.
1980 - 1981
The Belles travel to Ireland - this is the first team trip for the team.
1981 - 1982
The Belles win their first Grand Champion title at contest.
1986 - 1987
Tammie Anthony becomes the director, and builds on the success of the team.
1987 - 1988
The Belles get new uniforms - no boots and hats.
1991 - 1992
The first time the Belles wear the "Blue Heart" uniform at contest.
The first time the Belles ended the Spring Show with "Last Dance."
1992 - 1993
The "Blue Heart" uniform is worn on the football field.
1993 - 1994
The first time the "Thiller" dance is performed.
Belles win their first Texas State Championship.
1994 - 1995
The Blue Belle Haunted House is opened for the first time.
1995 - 1996
Belles win their first 4 National Titles (Team Novelty, Team Lyrical, Officer Kick, Officer Lyrical).
2000 - 2001
Belles win their fifth National title (Team Kick).
2008 - 2009
Belles celebrate 40 years with a Reunion.
2009 - 2010
Belles, Belle Alumni, and Jr. Belles all perform together at Homecoming for the first time.
2014 - 2015
Belles win their sixth, seventh, & eighth National Titles (Team Kick, Team Novelty, Team Prop).
Director Tammie Anthony is presented with Showtime Internationals CEO's Lifetime Achievement Award.
2015 - 2016
Belles with their ninth, tenth, & eleventh National Titles (Team Novelty, Team Jazz, Team Military). Team gets a new Director Lauren Beebe and Asst. Director April Carter.
Belles win their first overall National Grand Champion Team title. Belles win their twelfth - seventeenth National Titles (Team Jazz, Team Kick, Team Modern, Team Open, Team Pom and X-Small National Grand Champion Team). Team gets a new Director Amanda Apac.
Belles win their eighteenth and nineteenth National titles (Team Novelty and Team Modern).