Pino Gravina Memorial Award and Sequins Plus Awards
Pictured above are Kennadie Soulliere, Miss Jennifer and Shae MacNeil
Every year Sequins Plus generously donates two awards to be presented to dancers that the staff feel are deserving. This year’s recipients are Kennadie Soulliere and Shae MacNeil.
Pictured above are Claire Anderson, Olivia Lazzaro, Miss Jennifer and Caitlin Sanderson
The Pino Gravina award was created in memory of Miss Jennifer’s late husband. It is awarded every year to 2 – 3 students who have worked hard, showed consistently good work ethic and determination – qualities that exemplified who Pino was as a person. The 2017 recipients of this award are – Claire Anderson, Olivia Lazzaro and Caitlin Sanderson.
The Teachers are also asked to provide names of students that they felt were deserving of recognition for “Most Improved Dancer” or “Outstanding Potential”. This year’s winners are:
Winners for Outstanding Potential
Anastasia Argirou, Alexandra Argirou, Emma Budd, Sarah Brady, Lena Bunn, Kirsten Franck, Jaleah Graham, Cala Gulati, Tristynn Kerr, Kiara Lafontaine-Gunn, Bronwyn Maebrae, Audrey Mitchell, Thalia Riddolls, Amel Rizvi, Eve Schmeichel, Malaia Seymour, Jahlissa Smith, Isabelle Smythe, Elin Soulliere and Ella Windsor.
Winners for Most Improved
Alexa Campkin, Bianca Cudel, Ava De Sousa, Elyse D’Souza, Brenden Elliott, Peyton Hicks, Kate Hooftman, Shaza Iqbal, Alexa Johnson, Lena Kassim, Lia Kavelman, Lily Loder, Andrea Makris, Ella Martin, Aiden McConnachie, Cole McConnachie, Amy McKenna, Senay Pushman, Emily Romeo, Charlotte Rynbeek, Hannah Spence, Rya Schwass, Riley Uiga, Zoe Warren, Tianna Wilkie and Toni Belle Williams.
Upon completion of the B.A.T.D. examinations, the examiner may choose to select students to attend scholarship classes when outstanding results have been obtained. These students will participate in the classes held at the B.A.T.D. National Conference in Toronto. The following students have been recognized and will be attending:
Ballet Division – Hailey Barrett, Victoria Gravina, Azaria Hoad, Hannah Jaramillo, Eve Schmeichel, Kiera Smith, Elise Taruffi and Kelsey Wakely
Tap Division – Hailey Barrett, McKenzie Carter, Sarah Dover, Julia Everitt, Julia Gravina, Natalie Malyjasiak, Jessica Maracle and Caitlin Sanderson.
Junior Ballet Scholarships
Senior Ballet Scholarships
Senior Tap Scholarships