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Bliss Zechman among top dancers in Knoxville
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The Greek rivalry notwithstanding, a McMinnville mother and her daughter had reason to celebrate April 5 in a charity fundraiser at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.UTK freshman Bliss Zechman was one of the dancers on the Phi Mu team which claimed top honors in the Panhellenic Council’s GreekBeat hip-hop competition. Her mother, Christie Zechman, an education diagnostician in the Warren County School System, was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha when she was a UTK student. The current “Zetas,” as they are known, cinched second-place in the friendly competition in Thompson-Boling Arena.Last weekend’s GreekBeat raised over $10,000 to be applied toward the estimated $35,000 cost of building a school for girls in one of the developing countries, UTK Panhellenic Council president Katherine Johnson announced to the audience.