AWARDS SPOTLIGHT FOR DANCE STARS

NHUD11-1830-2''Denis Robinson, holds the Denis Robinson Trophy won by Lauren Amber Saxon, back centre, at the Sarah Adamson School of Dance presentation evening held at the George Street Working Mens Club on Friday as Megan Singleton, Amy Gormley, Isobel Teer and Beverley Stanforth look on.
NHUD11-1830-2''Denis Robinson, holds the Denis Robinson Trophy won by Lauren Amber Saxon, back centre, at the Sarah Adamson School of Dance presentation evening held at the George Street Working Mens Club on Friday as Megan Singleton, Amy Gormley, Isobel Teer and Beverley Stanforth look on.

THE STARS of Hucknall’s Sarah Adamson School of Dance revelled in a presentation night where more than 90 awards were dished out.

The celebration of achievement at the George Street Club in the town attracted a bumper audience of family and friends.

One of the most prized awards up for grabs was a special award donated to the school by former Dispatch chief reporter Denis Robinson.

This went to Lauren Amber Saxon, who has been a pupil at Sarah Adamson since she was three. Lauren is to receive training at the prestigious Laine Theatre Arts College in Epsom, Surrey, from September.

Sarah Teer, who runs the school, said: “It was a very enjoyable occasion and a fitting way to wind down before the summer holidays.”

Other principal award winners were: Primary Award, Robyn Jackson. Primary Award runner-up, Charlotte Newton. Junior Tap Award, Eve Cowlishaw. Junior Ballet Award, Eleanor Breedon. Junior Modern Award, Demi Ashmore. Junior All-Rounder runner-up, Hannah Severn. Junior Cup, Elise Paterson and Kirsty Hary. Senior Tap, Isobel Teer. Senior Ballet, Megan Singleton and Olivia Gilchrist. Senior Modern, Amy Sullivan. Senior Cup, Holly Orkney-King. Senior Cup runner-up, Beverly Stanforth. Attendance Award, Emma Clements. Grooming Award, Gracie Johnson and Mary Wade. Musicality Award, Lucy Burrows. Junior Exam Award, Kirsty Hary. Senioor Exam Award, Isobel Teer. Newcomer Award, Zoe Hay and James Hickinbotham.

n OUR PHOTO shows ‘Our Denis’ with his trophy, winner Lauren Amber Saxon (back centre) as dancers Megan Singleton, Amy Gormley, Isobel Teer and Beverley Stanforth celebrate the presentation night — DISPIC NHUD11-1830-2