Summer Intensive Scholarship Winner: Sage Evans-Rainey
Sage Evans-Rainey is a young dancer from Baltimore, M.D. She attends Baltimore International Academy where she is a Russian major/French minor and maintains a 4.0 grade point average. She speaks Russian fluently and has been the state grand prize winner at the Russian Olympiada language competition for 5 straight years. This year, she earned national recognition as a 2016 Carson scholar and secured a college scholarship while in the eighth grade. Sage has also been recognized as a presidential scholar with declaration from President Obama; three times. She has officially secured the title of Valedictorian of her graduating class and will be delivering the final speech (in Russian) during the ceremony in June 2016. Sage is also a smart/phenomenal dancer. She has loved dance since the age of 2 and developed a passion for ballet while watching the Angelina Ballerina cartoon as a little girl. She trains at least 20 hours a week at Morton Street Dance Center. Sage also dances on a collegiate dance team where she was accepted by audition and declared the youngest ever (at age 12) ensemble intern at Morgan State University’s Dance Ensemble. She has accepted enrollment into Carver Arts and Technology High School in Towson, MD. Sage’s goals are to become a professional dancer and dance studio owner. She knows that this will take hard work and dedication to her craft.
We Congratulate Sage and wish her an exciting summer at Debbie Allen Dance Academy.