Student of the week – Ken Raymond

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Name: Ken Raymond Town you Live In: New Ipswich, NH How long have you been dancing? 18 months How did you get into ballroom? Kicking, screaming and crying like a little girl while my wife dragged me by the ear. Okay, for real, Lynn wanted to start taking lessons and …

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Student of the Month – Maria G. Shapiro

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Name: Maria Grabowski Shapiro Town you Live In: Andover, MA How long have you been dancing?  I have had an on again off again relationship with dance for the last twelve years. How did you get into ballroom? I got into ballroom when my daughter decided to make ballroom dance …

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Student of the week – Elaine Reinitzer

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Name: Elaine Reinitzer Town you Live In:  Hudson, NH How long have you been dancing?  Lol, since I was a kid, started with ballet.   I did some ballroom as a teenager with my dad while living in Germany (mostly Polkas and Waltzes). How did you get into ballroom?  I …

Student of the week – Paul Miller

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Name: Paul Miller Town you Live In: Hudson, NH How long have you been dancing?  About 38 years, on and off How did you get into ballroom? Hmmm…short answer…to meet girls. 🙂 Long answer…Came back from being overseas and everyone seemed to be partner dancing so I went to learn “disco” or the …

SOTW Jake Meier

Student of the Week – Jake Meier

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Name: Jacob Meier Town you Live In: Nashua  How long have you been dancing? 8 years How did you get into ballroom? My mom heard about PaperMoon and she wanted to take a swing lesson, said it would be a great way to meet new people and so I went with her. Then I …

Student of the week – Ed Tucker

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Name: Ed Tucker Town you Live In: I live in Merrimack, NH. How long have you been dancing? I have been dancing for two years. How did you get into ballroom? It’s something I always thought looked like fun and challenging to do. I went past the studio one day …

SOTW Alberta Geyer

Student of the week – Alberta Geyer

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Name: Alberta Geyer Town you live in: Merrimack How long have you been dancing? Almost 10 yrs (can you believe it!?) How did you get into ballroom? My husband came home one day with a class schedule and suggested we try it. His mother had come to live with us for …

Student of the week – Judy Maurer

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Name: Judy Maurer Town you Live In: Canterbury, NH How long have you been dancing?  Dancing since 2000 off and on.  Much more on than off. How did you get into ballroom?  Purchased Don 3 dance lessons for Christmas. Which dance do you enjoy the most?  Enjoy which ever dance …

Student of the Week – Debbie Mutz

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Name:  Debbie Mutz Town you Live In: Merrimack How long have you been dancing?     3  years How did you get into ballroom?  My husband and I went to watch our daughter perform a showcase dance at one of the PaperMoon Socials and really enjoyed it.  We decided to give it a try …

SOTW Bill Mutz

Student of the Week – Bill Mutz

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Name: Bill Mutz Town you Live In: Merrimack, NH How long have you been dancing? 3 ½ years How did you get into ballroom? After watching my daughter BreAna compete with Ray at the Commonwealth Classic Ballroom Competition I was amazed at the beauty of ballroom dancing.  That was the first time I …

SOTW Jeff Proia

Student of the Week – Jeff Proia

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Name:  Jeff Proia Town you Live In:  North Andover, MA How long have you been dancing?  2.5 years How did you get into ballroom?  I went to the Dance Sport Challenge to watch my Fiancé compete and knew then that I wanted to start taking lessons. Which dance do you …

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Student of the Week – Sarah Bishop

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Name:  Sarah Bishop Town you Live In:  Hollis, NH How long have you been dancing?  I have been dancing since the age of four.  How did you get into ballroom?  I started swing dancing in 2006 with a performance troupe in upstate New York. We followed local big bands and …

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Student of the Week – Monica Dove

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Name: Monica Dove Town you Live In: Nashua How long have you been dancing?  Since Sept. 2003 How did you get into ballroom?  The Merrimack Y offered lessons so we decided to give it a try, on a whim Which dance do you enjoy the most? Samba What is your favorite dance …