2017 Dance Council Scholarship Recipients

VictoriaBiro Amber Strauser Scholarship

VictoriaBiro is 18 years old and just graduated fromBooker. TWashingtonHigh School for the Performing andVisualArts,where she trained with theRepertoryDanceCompany I and the GospelChoir.With her scholarship, shewill attend the Jacobs PillowMusical Theater/Jazz Intensive before heading off to theBostonConservatory at Berklee in the fall as amusical theatermajor.

ImaniButler Darryl Sneed Scholarship

ImaniButler enters her senior year atBooker T. WashingtonHSPVAthis fall. She has performed withRhythmic Souls TapCompany,WorldDance Ensemble andRepertoryDanceCompany I. Imani will train atDallasBlackDance Theatre and NorthwestDance project in Portland,Oregon this summer. She dreams of studying dance in college and traveling theworld as a professional dancer.

KadeCummings WinNor Family Scholarship

KadeCummings is 18 years old and a recent grad- uate ofBooker T.WashingtonHigh School for the Performing andVisualArts. This fall, hewill be continuing his dance training at The Juilliard School.With this scholarship,Kadewill attend theNederlandsDans Theater Summer Intensive in TheHague.

AshleighEaton Natalie Skelton Scholarship

AshleighEaton is 16 years old and attendsDenton CalvaryAcademy. She trains atBallet Conservatory Lewisville and is a companymem- ber of LakeCitiesBallet Theater.With this scholar- ship, she is looking forward to attending the GlendaBrownChoreography Project 2017.

SreeraginiGhantasala Indian CulturalHeritage Foundation Scholarship

SreeraginiGhantasala is 15 years old andwill be attending PlanoWest SeniorHigh School. She has trained under Smt. Srilatha Suri at theNatyanjali KuchipudiDance School for 11 years.With her scholarship, shewill attend Sri JaiKishore Mosalikanti’s summer intensive camp in July.

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CarlyGreene Nadine LegereMemorial Scholarship

CarlyGreene, 16 years old, attends FlowerMound High Schoolwhere she is a junior this fall. She has trained atBalletConservatory for nine years and is amember of LakeCitiesBallet Theater. Carlywas pleased to receive theNadyne Legere Memorial Scholarship and to attend the School of AmericanBallet's Summer Intensive.

SheridanGuerin Denton City ContemporaryBallet Scholarship

SheridanGuerin, 17 years old, recently completed high school early throughHome School Support Systems. She has enjoyed training atBallet Academy of Texas and performingwithBallet Ensemble of Texas for the past two years.With her scholarship, Sheridanwill attendABT’s Summer Intensive inNewYork for the 4th con- secutive year.

SrijaaKannan MadhuvanthiKikkeriMemorial Scholarship

SrijaaKannan is 20 years old and attends The University of Texas atDallas. She has been learn- ingBharatanatyamwith theArathi School of Dance for 15 years.With her scholarship, shewill participate inArathi School ofDance’sVirangana production this summer.

AudreyKing MarjorieTallchief Scholarship

AudreyKing, age 14, is in her third yearwith the BalletEnsemble and is a student in the Academy’s pre-professional division for home- schooled students. She looks forward to her third summer inNewYorkCity at theAmericanBallet Theatre’s Summer Intensive forwhich she received a full scholarship.

KaliKleiman Kathleen CunninghamClassicalBallet Scholarship

KaliKleiman is 14 years old and attends The DallasConservatoryAcademywhere she trains under Jacqueline Porter andOlga Pavlova. Thanks to her scholarship fromDanceCouncil ofNorth Texas shewill attend The School ofAmerican Ballet inNewYorkCity. She is very grateful to DCNT for supporting her training!

DANCE!NORTHTEXAS a publicationof the dance council ofnorthtexas vol. 20 •no. 3

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