SOTM 16/17

Student of the Month


Erika Hilton

Erika continues to impress and astonish us with her dancing development.
She always looks inward, asking the oh-so-important why’s when performing, creating a rich experience every time she dances.
She’s intelligent, dramatic, a good sport, a quick study, and a real friend.

Congratulations, Erika.  Way to go!


Danielle Ferens

Danielle is a kind, conscientious and hardworking student who takes her dance training very seriously, and is always a pleasure to be around.
Danielle studies Jazz and Hip Hop @ DDA and is a positive force in both of her classes.
She consistently demonstrates how care and attention to detail can make the whole dance shine!
We are proud to recognize Danielle as Student of the Month

Congratulations, Danielle.  Keep it up!


Phoebe Morcombe

Phoebe is 13 years old and in her third year at Driftwood Dance Academy.
This season she is studying Modern, Jazz and Musical Theatre.
Phoebe’s smile lights up any room and her singing voice is so very beautiful.
Her teachers admire Phoebe for her strong work ethic and passion for performing.
Phoebe is a natural leader, a born entertainer and we are so happy to have her in our studio community.

Congratulations Phoebe, well done!



Isla is a creative, thoughtful, and hardworking student.
She currently trains in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, and Hip Hop.
She has a keen sense for the little details, and shares a real joy of movement that is contagious!
Isla is pursuing her Grade 3 RAD Ballet exam this April.

Excellent work, Isla! Keep it up!


Ella Woodfield

Ella continually impresses all her teachers – and she has a lot!
Ella is studying Ballet, Modern, Jazz,
Lyrical Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and Jumps + Turns. WOW!

Ella has a kind, lovely spirit.
She works very hard each and every time she steps into the studio.

Ella’s dedication to dance is extremely commendable.

Congratulations, Ella! Awesome work!


Faith Scheewe

Faith is 9 years old and studying Modern Dance this year at Driftwood.

She has a fantastic imagination, works very hard,
and is not afraid to release into the floor!

Faith is always well prepared for her class,
and sets a strong example for other dancers.

Keep up the excellent work, Faith!


Amelia DeRoy


Amelia DeRoy is 6 years old.

She studies Ballet, Tap, Jazz and AcroDance.

Amelia has very fast feet, and she is always trying new things. Even when they are tough, she keeps practicing until she can do them!

Amelia is very inspiring.





Jenny Li is a student of Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical Jazz,
and is learning new tricks in Jumps + Turns.

She is 11 years old.

She gives her best effort in all of her classes, is very hardworking, and is respectful of herself, her classmates, and her teachers.

She has a little twinkle in her eye we can’t get enough of.

Great job, Jenny!


Lucia morris


Lucia Morris is 10 years old and an absolute delight.

This year, she is training in modern, ballet, jazz and lyrical jazz.

Lucia always has a smile for her classmates and her teachers.

She works hard in all of her classes, and has a wonderful attitude.

Congratulations, Lucia! Keep up the excellent work!