FAC Dance Student Wins National Honor

The National Dance Education Organization has announced that Mireille Fehler, a junior at Eastside High School and student at The Fine Arts Center, has been selected by the National Honor Society for Dance Arts as a winner of the 2013 NDEO Artistic Merit, Leadership, and Academic Achievement Award.
Mireille received the recognition based on the following criteria:
Artistic Merit: The candidate demonstrates technical and artistic excellence in dance as evidenced by performing original choreography and a choreography essay.
Leadership: The candidate demonstrates outstanding leadership in and outside the field of dance at the school, community, state, and/or national level as evidenced by a strong resume, recommendation letter and leadership essay.
Academic Achievement: The candidate demonstrates academic excellence with a high cumulative grade point average and two essays detailing future plans and the impact of dance.

In addition, NDEO recognized Jan Woodward, Dance Instructor at The Fine Arts Center, for outstanding teaching, leadership, and guidance. A list of the 2013 Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions, along with selected videos, is posted on the NDEO websiteYou may view Mireille's winning piece below. Congratulations, Mireille and Jan! You deserve it!