Shaelyn Mattix

Dancer of the Month-May 2017

Shaelyn is 16 years old and attends Selkirk Secondary School. Shaelyn is in her 14th year of lessons. She is currently taking classes in Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Pointe, Acro, Street Jazz and Lyrical. Shaelyn is a current member of our 2016-2017 Competitive Dance Team and has just returned back from competition where she was awarded numerous platinum, gold and silver medals as well as several Overall high score trophies. She also received a scholarship to attend a summer dance intensive program on the coast this summer. Shaelyn is also a teaching assistant and volunteers her time one day a week to helping train and mentor other young dancers. Her other interests include yoga, shopping and hanging at the beach! For her efforts Shaelyn will receive gift certificates from Grubstake Pizza, Kootenay Dance Academy 2017 Summer Dance Intensive & Landmark Cinema in Cranbrook. Shae will also have the chance to be named "Dancer of the Year" at Kootenay Dance Academy’s year end production in May. With this title, the winner will receive a scholarship from Artistic Director Leslie Lindberg to help further their dance education.

 Congratulations Shaelyn!