In case you haven’t heard…

Fred Astaire Morristown is New Jersey’s Top Studio!

Congratulations to all of our students who did a fabulous job on the dance floor
at Fred Astaire New Jersey’s 2014 Team Match Competition!


Students representing
Fred Astaire Morristown (TEAM YELLOW!) were:
Catalina Bajenaru
Amy Behnke
Emily Boynton
Dennis Burnett
Monica Burnett
Pia Cardillo
Steven Cheung
Addie Fleisher
Alexandra Kiely
Patricia Koyce
Sarah Surrey
James Tagorda
Yongyu Wang

The Team Match competition took place all day Saturday, January 18th
at the Ocean Place Resort in Long Branch, NJ.


Competitors took part in Ballroom and Latin dances such as
Waltz, Swing, Samba, Tango, Mambo, Foxtrot and more!
A special round of fun “team match” dances also brought on
much spirited rivalry between Team Yellow & Team Purple!


After the competition, more of our students joined us for the
formal Gone With the Wind banquet! Southern belles and
dignified gentlemen swirled through the ballroom!


Being that the evening was also a Trophy Ball,
an exciting awards ceremony also took place!

Students and Staff of Fred Astaire Morristown received NUMEROUS awards
and trophies during the course of the evening, including:

Top Studio of the Year Award 2013 — Fred Astaire Morristown
Top Overall Teacher 2013 — Greg Delekta
Top Female Customer Service Award — Chelsea Allison
Joe Josephs Award — Gabriela Jileva
Manager of the Year Award — Gabriela Jileva
Top Male Business Award — Greg Delekta
Top Receptionist — Cristina DiGiacomo

GT & JR crop

Competition Awards Included
Top Studio Award — Fred Astaire Morristown
Top Teacher Awards (Greg Delekta & Greg Capar)
Top Bronze Female Student — Yongyu Wang

During the course of our competition MANY
of our students placed first in single dances and achieved
significant placement in scholarship divisions as well.


Last but not least, many of our students completed Social Foundation, Bronze & Silver
programs and received diplomas for successfully checking out!


Those students are:
Pia Cardillo – Social Foundation
Addie Fleisher – Social Foundation
Linda Bolland – Social Foundation
Amy Lynn Behnke – Social Foundation
James Tagorda – Social Foundation
Alexandra Kiely – Bronze Preliminary Standard Award
Steven Cheung – Bronze Preliminary Standard Award
Bevery Slater — Advanced Bronze Senior Qualification Award
& Advanced Bronze Final Qualification Award
Patricia Koyce –Silver Intermediate Qualification Award

Thank you all for helping us become the best dance studio in New Jersey!