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Brevard Ballet Searching For Scholarship Support


October 15, 2018

Recipients of Brevard Ballet scholarships are (back row, left to right) Jordan Stanton, Karina Morrow, Kelsey Morrow, Benton Owen (front row, left to right) Edith Alvarado, Sarai Miguel, Kyra Chaney and Sophia Miguel. (Photo courtesy of Jill Chaney)

Ballet changed Angie Wells' life, and she's seen it do the same for the dancers at the school she directs. That's why when Brevard Ballet received a windfall grant last year, she used part of it to fund scholarships for eight students who might otherwise not get the chance to take ballet.

Some of the scholarship students were identified through Brevard Ballet's summer collaboration with the Rise & Shine program, sponsored by Dr. Ann Farash and Hendersonville Pediatrics. Other scholarship recipients were special needs students whom Wells has been teaching in Brevard for three years,...

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