Double “R” Twirlettes perform with area schools

The Double “R” Twirlettes were well represented this football season as 10 group members twirled with five different high schools under the Friday Night Lights.  The performers are all students of Kathleen Y. Mercatili, director of the Double “R” Twirlettes.  For information on the Twirlettes or to register for lessons, call 570-489-1935 or visit

Members of the Double “R” Twirlettes included, seated from left: Molly Gilgallon, Rachel Mosher and Eva Schuler, Mid Valley twirling team.  Kneeling, same order: Leah Gilbert and Olivia Van Luvender, Old Forge twirlers.

Standing: Lydia Monroe, North Pocono’s Miss Trojan; Madison Waltz, Dunmore’s Miss Buck; Noah Marbert, Mid Valley twirling team; Kristen Griffiths, Wyoming Valley West drill team, and Sadie Solensky, Mid Valley’s Miss Spartan.

“Twirling to TV Tunes” on May 19th

Double “R” Twirlettes will present “Twirling to TV Tunes” on Thursday, May 19, at 7pm at Holy Cross High School, Dunmore.

The show will feature the Twirlettes as they perform to songs from their favorite television shows.  To purchase tickets, please call 570-489-1935 or visit

Tickets will also be available at the door. The Twirlettes are under the direction of Kathleen Y.  Mercatili.

Group members from Dunmore are shown, kneeling from left: Layla Stavisky, Madeleine Scheuermann and Bobbie Webber.

Standing from left: Madison Waltz, who was recently named Miss Buck for Dunmore High School, and Madison Stavisky. 

Twirl-a-thon to Benefit St. Joseph’s Center Set for April 2nd

The Double “R” Twirlettes will hold their annual twirl-a-thon to benefit St. Joseph’s Center on Saturday, April 2. 

Group members will perform from  noon to 2 p.m. at the Viewmont Mall. 

The event is free and open to the public and donations for St. Joseph’s Center will be accepted. For more information, please call 570-489-1935 or visit

Shown from left: Morgan Tullio, Sara Swavola, Sadie Solensky, Jordan Gioupis, and Madison Doyle.