Terrific Woman Tuesday: Misty Copeland

This woman was the first African American performer to be appointed as an American Ballet Theatre principal dancer. Misty Copeland is our terrific woman this Tuesday!

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When Misty was little, she danced to cope with the problems occurring at home. She took dance classes at her local Boys and Girls Club and eventually started to train with the one and only, Debbie Allen. Misty had a lead role in Debbie Allen’s production, The Chocolate Nutcracker. She also continued performing at special events like charity events with Angela Basset.
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In 1999, Misty did a summer intensive at American Ballet Theatre (ABT), and she then joined the company the next year. June 2015 is when Misty made history in classical ballet by becoming the first African American performer to be a principal dancer in ABT’s 75 year old company. Misty was also a member of Barack Obama’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.
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Misty is an inspiration for many young girls who aspire to be a professional ballet dancer! This Black History Month, we honor Misty!

December: My Fabulous Confabulation with Essynce Moore

Hello Beauties!

Before 2018, I wanted to post one more Fabulous Confabulation! This one is with Essynce Moore. You might’ve seen her on social media or read about her in many different articles. She is only 15 years old and has so much going for herself! Essynce is an entrepreneur, fashion designer, writer, actress, motivational speaker, and so much more! She has written 3 books that are mandatory readings for several school districts; wow!

In this chat, Essynce talks about what inspired her to be an entrepreneur, fashion designer, and writer. She also gives tips and advice on how you can start. You can support her and learn more about her on her website, http://www.essyncecouture.com/

I hope you all enjoyed this Fabulous Confabulation! Please like, comment, and subscribe.

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Also, a shout out to Sun Tavern in Roselle Park, NJ for allowing us to have our interview there! I love their pizza!! 😁😁😁

Scholarships- December 2017

Hello Beauties! My gift to you this holiday season are some scholarships! If you are eligible please apply! Also, do not just limit yourself to these scholarships here. There are scholarships for EVERYTHING and EVERYONE!😊👍🏾 Best of luck and let me know in the comments what colleges you guys are looking at or what you want to major in when you go to college. I would love to get to know you all better!

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  •  Diller Teen Tikkun Olam AwardsUp to fifteen teenagers in the United States who self-identify as Jewish will receive awards of $36,000 in honor of their exceptional leadership and community service.  Open to all grades levels.  http://www.dillerteenawards.org/apply-and-nominate/  Deadline December 18, 2017

 

  • Ocean County Retired Educators AssociationOCREA Philanthropic Fund College Scholarship (applied to 2 or 4 year college and pursuing a degree in education) – $1,000 non-renewable award Top 15% of class http://ocrea.net/about/ocrea-scholarship Deadline is April 1st, 2018. 

 

 

 

 

This websites has a ton of scholarships for everyone! In order to access any of the scholarships you must make an account with them, but it is free and legit! There is money out there, you just have to go for it! 💓 https://www.unigo.com/scholarships 

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