ESTEVAN - Students from the Drewitz School of Dance, under the direction of Lorie-Gay Drewitz-Gallaway and assistant teacher Hunter Hildebrand, were evaluated in ballet badges and enrichment tests through the Canadian Dance Teachers' Association.
The exams are through a professional dance syllabus taught by certified teachers across Canada. Children are examined in presentation, musicality and strong technical criteria. Exams took place Jan. 17 with Melissa Wallace from Swift Current evaluating the students.
The results, which were received recently, were as follows:
Ballet badges and enrichments:
Preliminary ballet badge:
Successful: Eve Beatty, Briar Curzon-Gough, Scarlett Dow, Rylee Gallaway, Madelyn Grobbink, Claire Kwochka, Chloe McGillicky, Sarah Mellon, Jocoas Montecillo, Heavenly Navarro, Sophie Neufeld and Haylee Schaff.
Grade 3 ballet enrichment:
Highly commended: Sydney Lainton and Payton Sernick.
Commended: Brooke Dzeryk, Cana Marsh, Marin Burnett and Tegan Mosley.