After School Learning tree students win dance awards

The National Spotlight Dance Cup, Southern California District, was held from May 11-13 in Mandeville Auditorium at UCSD. Although the competition was fierce, the performances of students from After School Learning Tree were extremely impressive.

Cady Mariano and Michelle Lai each won a Diamond Award with the beautiful dances “Peacock by the Lake” and “Cheerful Angel.” For having the highest score of the competition, Cady Mariano won a trip to Las Vegas for advanced lessons from professionals there. In addition, Emma Lin and Grace Li won the Emerald Award with Tibetan Flowers and Handkerchief Flower. All the honors came from their diligent practice and their teacher’s excellent instruction, Xingjian Liu.

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