Dance students awarded medals

Students of dance professional Rita O’Connor were awarded gold, silver and bronze medals for completion of their Rumba 1 Pre-Bronze figures tests.

O’Connor of Private Image Dance Studio offered training for the program.

Students were graded on posture, leading/following, dance-specific technique, footwork, musicality, timing and styling. Intensive training took place in July and August. Sudents completed their testing in November.

Students receiving medals of achievement were: High Honors – Stephanie Chasagrande, Alexandra Schaub; Honors – Terry Hans; Achievement Awards – Keoki Sousa, Dean Feldman, Jim Dupree, Ed Janiszewski, Celine Janiszewski and Cathrine “Cici” Conarroe.

For more information about dance training, contact O’Connor at or 891-2949.