Our Students

We are proud of our students, who range from 3 to 25 years in age.  At our prize giving each year we award those students who have excelled in their discipline, and reward classes who are punctual, well groomed and full of enthusiasm with our Class of the Year Award.  We also acknowledge our Most Consciencious, Most Promising and Most Improved students with Achievement Awards.

INTRODUCING OUR STUDENTS:

Most Outstanding Senior Student

Chase Leathard
Chase started his dancing career at age 4. He is now 15 years old and has already had lead roles to his credit. Chase received Most Outstanding Junior for 4 years and now holds the most prestigious award in the studio of Most Outstanding Overall for the second time.
This year Chase was awarded 100% in Level 2 Contemporary, Intermediate American Jazz, Elementary Ballet and Outstanding for Level 6 Hip Hop. Chase was selected as top 12 in NZ for Hip Hop, top 7 for Ballet, and was a finalist in the NZAMD Nationals.
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Most Outstanding Junior Student

Hayley Gyde

Hayley started her dancing career only three years ago, she is now 14 years old. Hayley has worked extremely hard and this year successfully passed Grade 4 Jazz with Distinction and also Grade 3 Ballet with Distinction.  This year Hayley has also added Contemporay to her repertoire.

We are very proud to call Hayley our Most Outstanding Junior Student for 2016.

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Most Outstanding Ballet

Chase Leathard

This year this Prestigious Award was won by Chase Leathard.  Chase was awarded 100% in Elementary Ballet and selected top 7 for Ballet by NZAMD.

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Class of the Year

Level 2 Contemporary

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Other Prestigious Awards from our  2016 Prizegiving:

Most Outstanding Recital Student

Nikita Jones

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 Most Outstanding Jazz Student

Michaela Downey MacBeth

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Most Outstanding Hip Hop Student

Chase Leathard 

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Award for Dedication, Passion & Heart

Alyssa Faddy

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Model Pupil

Arwyn Lupi

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Most Promising Student

Tomi Withers

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Most Conscientious Student Overall

Ellice Pate

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Most Consistent Student

Marianne Lim

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Most Improved Jazz

Kaitlyn Ziegler

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Most Improved Ballet

Carly Webb

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Solo Seal Diplomas

This year VCM Academy successfully passed 4 Contemporary Solo Seal Diplomas. VCM Academy is so proud of these Students achievements and success in obtaining this Most Prestigious Qualification.

Solo Seal – Contemporary

Michaela Downey-Macbeth

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Morgan Page

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Kiaya Lupi

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Reagan Lupi

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