2012 Emerald Ball Top Teachers, Studios & Students

Author
The Emerald Ball
Published
May 08, 2012

TOP TEACHERS
Top Female Teacher (Jewelry Award - Emerald Ring)
Barnaly Pande [Mirror Ball Dance Studio]

Top Teachers Overall
1st $7,000 Blake Kish [Birmingham Ballroom]
2nd $6,000 Sean Brunell [Rose City Ballroom]
3rd $4,500 David Alvarez [Santa Barbara Dance Center - Alvarez]
4th $3,000 Alexander Novikov [Edelweiss Premier Dance Club]
5th $2,500 AJ Molter [FADS - Boca Raton]
6th $2,000 Sergey Barsukov [Magic Dance Club]

TOP STUDIOS
Top Small Studio (1 or 2 Competing Students)
Fred Astaire Dance Studio - Boca Raton, Florida

Top Medium Studio (3 to 6 Competing Students)
Magic Dance Club - Pinellas Park, Florida

Top Large Studio (7 or More Competing Students)
Santa Barbara Dance Center - Santa Barbara, California

Top Students
Top American Student-Newcomer
Top Gentleman: Mike Hernandez [Premiere Dance Club]
Top Lady: Patti Izzo [Red Bank Ballroom - Brian Stark]

Top American Student-Bronze
Top Gentleman: Christopher Jones [Mirror Ball Dance Studio]
Top Lady: Charlene Proctor [Birmingham Ballroom]

Top American Student-Silver
Top Gentleman: Tom Lucas [Century Dancesport - Schulz]
Top Lady: Sharon Weich [FADS - Boca Raton]

Top American Student-Gold
Top Gentleman: Jim Bakos [Southcoast Dancesoprt - Sochacki]
Top Lady: Marilyn Helleberg [Academy of Ballroom Dance]

Top International Student-Newcomer
Top Gentleman: Greg Brazzel [Premiere Dance Club]
Top Lady: Danielle MacDonald [Caruso Dance Sport ]

Top International Student-Bronze
Top Gentleman: Christopher Jones [Mirror Ball Dance Studio]
Top Lady: Sharon Weich [FADS - Boca Raton]

Top International Student-Silver
Top Gentleman: Don Jaffe [Balera]
Top Lady: Kat Wagner [Magic Dance Club]

Top International Student-Gold
Top Gentleman: TIE
140.00 Jeff Hudson [Yuki Haraguchi]
140.00 Jim Holmes [Pick School of Dance]
Top Lady: Janice Stanton [Dance New York - Phillips]

World Pro-Am Dancesport Series Top 20 Student Awards
Bonita Olson [Bulgari Ballroom]
Patti Izzo [Red Bank Ballroom - Brian Stark]
Kush Smith [Supershag]
Anne Burgess-Rowe [Ballroom Dance Academy of St. Louis]
Estefania Papadopulos [FADS - The Woodlands]
Allen Brown [Avant Garde - Rynkiewicz]
Maxx Palley [Academy Dancesport]
Gina Pulido [Go Dance - Jeff Bryant]
Kum Su Kim [Santa Barbara Dance Center - Alvarez]
Maria Handl [Divino Ritmo]
Emily Yuen [Birmingham Ballroom]
Gayle Rogers [Rose City Ballroom]
Dee Clark [Delgado Dance Studio]
Dorene Olson [Edelweiss Premier Dance Club]
Janice Sussman [Palm Beach Dancing]
Sharon Sanchez [Magic Dance Club]
Christopher Jones [Mirror Ball Dance Studio]
Nidia Chediak [FADS - Boca Raton]
Sharon Weich [FADS - Boca Raton]
Charlene Proctor [Birmingham Ballroom]

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