Fred Astaire students awarded at Mass Dancesport
Students from the Dedham Fred Astaire Dance Studio took home several trophies at the fifth annual Massachusetts Dancesport Challenge on Aug. 23, in Melrose.
Four students represented their studio. Dancing the pro/am division with their teacher Kemar Bennett, students Laura Blaha, Melissa Zine and Denise Hajjar won their respective championships and student Pat Menard placed second in hers.
In addition, Bennett was presented with a Top Teacher award. Bennett is a former National Ballroom and Latin dance champion from Barbados. Students from the Dedham Fred Astaire dance studio competed against students from other studios in and around Boston.
The Dedham Fred Astaire Dance Studio is located in Dedham Square at 619 High St. More information on the studio and classes offered is available at www.fadsdedham.com or by calling (781) 320-5678.