2020 George Farber Outstanding Student Award Honoree

Jacqueline Edwards

Jacqueline Edwards

Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA)
Bellmore-Merrick CHSD

Jacqueline (Jacqui) comes to class with a mature focus, ready to work. She embraces every genre, from ballet to hip-hop, jazz to African dance, with an intense work ethic. Jacqui is a stunning dancer with an incredible range of ability. She is well on her way to mastering multiple dance forms. She already performs in a professional capacity in the New York City area. Jacqui is driven, sensitive and gracious. She is diligent, pushing herself to learn and to hone her craft. She is helpful, kind and compassionate to her peers and is an excellent role model. Jacqui is a leader among leaders in the LIHSA Dance Department. She embraces her role of choreographer, teacher and rehearsal director among her peers as fluidly as any professional. We have no doubt she will succeed as a professional dancer.