Happiness is Dancing studio prides itself on providing a friendly yet challenging environment and offers awards and scholarships to all divisions.

Dancer of the Year Awards

The Dancer of the Year award recognizes an outstanding dancer who consistently demonstrates enthusiasm to do their best through discipline, attitude and commitment. Each recipient is awarded a cash scholarship and an individual plaque.

Competitive Recipients

  • Year
    13 +
    12U
  • 2017
    Francesca Biondi
    Sammy Bennett
  • 2016
    Marisa Del Rosario
    Shayla Villeneuve
  • 2015
    Kaylee Cacciotti
    Sophie Robitaille
  • 2014
    Kennedy Munch
    Hailey Hodkinson
  • 2013
    Miranda Waugh
    Tanis Koritko
  • 2012
    Patricia Gordon
    Allison Skuce
  • 2011
    Jessica Edwards
    Marissa DelRosario
  • 2010
    Shannon D'Angelo
    Kaylee Cacciotti
  • 2009
    Josee Repele
    Anthony Madison
  • 2008
    Peyton Pressacco
    Raven Brooks
  • 2007
    Alanna D'Angelo
    Miranda Waugh
  • 2006
    Gillian Bar
    Alyssa Roy

Part-time Competitive

  • Year
    13 +
    12U
  • 2017
    Vanessa Sauve
    Adriana Cedilot
  • 2016
    Katelyn Zannier
    Makenzie Cecchetto
  • 2015
    Katie Miscio
    Katryna Chretien
  • 2014
    Maryssa Kozlowskyj
    Kristin Laakso
  • 2013
    Mariangela Bagnato
    Morgan Smith
Judy Lascelle Memorial Award

Judy Lascelle worked at the studio for over ten years. Her love of dance and the performing arts inspired everyone around her. She is remembered for the way she empowered all students to achieve their goals.

The Judy Lascelle Memorial Award recognizes an outstanding dancer in the recreational division who consistently demonstrates outstanding attendance, commitment, and enthusiasm. Each recipient is awarded a cash scholarship and an individual plaque.

recipients

  • Year
    13 +
    12U
  • 2017
    Rebecca Tarr
  • 2016
    Tatum Belanger
  • 2015
    Alyssa Bonneville
  • 2014
    Sara Perfetto
  • 2013
    Amanda Tremblay
  • 2012
    Brianna Whalen
    Olivia Hagan
  • 2011
    Lori Martin
    Katelyn Zannier
  • 2010
    Heather McLean
    Julie Azzi
  • 2009
    Jordan Doyle
    Madison Lefebvre
  • 2008
    Allison Smith
    Michael Kuffman
  • 2007
    Julia Abitbol
    Emilie Filion
  • 2006
    Bryanna Kapanen
    Amelie Levesque
Vocalist of the Year Award

This award is presented to a vocalist who consistently demonstrates outstanding attendance, commitment, and enthusiasm. Each recipient is awarded a cash scholarship and an individual plaque.

recipients

  • Year
  • 2017
    Isabelle Neron
  • 2016
    Maryn Tarini
  • 2015
    Ani St. Aubin
  • 2014
    Leah Gravelle
  • 2013
    Sydney Dupuis
  • 2012
    Elizabeth Natti
  • 2011
    Anah Marion
  • 2010
    Emilie Filion
  • 2009
    Alex Cacciotti
  • 2008
    Brooklyn Cashmore
  • 2007
    Jessica Johnson
  • 2006
    Jenna Butler
Dancing with Wings Scholarship

"You need to be challenged in life, in order to grow." – Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan was a former dance instructor at Happiness is Dancing. Elizabeth’s life was tragically cut short in 2008. During her time at HID she graced us all with her warm smile and passion for life through dance.

The Ryan family continues to remember Elizabeth with an annual memorial Dancing with Wings award. The award is presented to a Competitive Dancer, who displays the qualities that Elizabeth exemplified, a true passion for dance, team spirit and selflessness.

recipients

  • 2017
    Taiylor Wiebes
  • 2016
    Sheridan Munch
  • 2015
    PJ Gordon
  • 2014
    Francesca Biondi
  • 2013
    Raven Brooks
  • 2012
    Miranda Waugh
  • 2011
    Ally Burgess
  • 2010
    Josee Repele
  • 2009
    Peyton Pressacco