Pupils dance their way to impressive medal haul

Successful dancers from the Julie Dean School
Successful dancers from the Julie Dean School
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They will probably have to extend the trophy cabinet at the Horncastle-based Julie Deane School of Dance.

Twenty one pupils took part in the three-day Boston Dance Festival.

They returned with 28 medals and eight trophies.

To cap a very successful event, the school also won the disco trophies in four different age groups.

The dancers included Yasmin Hill, Danielle King, Laura Elvin, Jennifer Elvin, Katie Yule, Lucy Wilson, Connie Bell, Fleur Fawcettt, Kate Clark, Eve Herbert, Sara Gotts, Ruby Anthony, Ella Boyd, Ellie Rhodes, Aaliyah Thomas, Marla Bell, Alex Frick, Jesicca Frick, Sophie Wilderspin, Jay Wold and Helaina Wold.

The trophy winners were: Open National - Yasmin Hill; Cabaret Trio - Yasmin Hill, Laura Elvin, Danielle King; Novice Modern (15 years) - Laura Elvin; Novice Modern (8/9 years) - Fleur Fawcett; Disco (5/6) - Helaina Wold; Disco (7/8) - Jay Wold; Disco (9/11) - Zara Gotts,; Disco (12/13) - Katie Yule.

There were a number of other notable performances in various events with several dancers winning honours certificates including Aaliyah Thomas (Novice Ballett, 7/8 years) and Ella Boyd, Kate Clarke and Zara Gotts (Novice Modern, 8/9 years).

The school is currently working towards examinations which will take place this month and in July.

Classes are taken in ballet, tap, modern jazz and fun modern.

Anyone interested in joining the school for the September term should telephone 01507 527122.