GENESIS – The Summit High School Step Team, under the direction of Dr. Steffany Baptiste-Bosco, was founded during the spring of 2005 by the charter members: Fiona Owusu and Spencer Scott (Class of 2005).
GENESIS has performed during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration within the city of Summit, during halftime at many Summit varsity basketball games, and during the Summit Music Marathon. Over the years, GENESIS has entered the state level competitions bringing home various 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies. GENESIS has been ranked 7th in the state during the 2006 – 2007 season, ranked 9th in the state during the 2007 – 2008 season, and ranked 3rd in the state during the 2008 – 2009 season. At the 2009 Disney Step Classic, GENESIS was ranked 4th in the national competition. At the 2013 Six Flags Step Invitational, GENESIS was ranked 3rd in the junior/middle school competition.
SPARC is a non-profit charitable corporation with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in the United States. Our address is PO Box 462, Summit, NJ 07902 U.S. tax-exempt number: 36-4579175. It was founded in 1996 with the purpose of supporting and providing programs and activities involving the performing arts in the public schools in Summit, NJ, as well as in the community events and programs involving Summit public school children and teens.