ach year I select one dancer to receive
a scholarship that I provide based on showmanship,
sportsmanship, personality, attitude, efforts,
team work and many other qualities. This
year's Dancer of the Year is awarded to
Braxton Pifer. Congratulations Braxton,
you have turned into a beautiful dancer.
Braxton shows all the qualities
I look for when selecting a Dancer of the
Year. She is supportive of all her teammates,
consistently encouraging each one on, and
she has had perfect attendance since she
started dancing 7 years ago at the age of
3. She started competing 2 years ago and
has done her 1st solo this year, receiving
a Double Platinum at her first solo competition,
numerous titles, over-alls, scholarships
and tap recognition awards, such as "The
She is a joy to teach and always works so
hard in class. I am proud and honored to
have her represent Smooth Steps Dance &
Gymnastics 2012 Dancer of the Year.
Thank you for allowing me to teach you,
help you grow, and succeed in life!