Posted: Dec 10, 2012 11:26 AM
Updated: Dec 10, 2012 11:27 AM
Grand Coteau, La., (December 10, 2012) -In between reading, writing and studying, 14 of the Academy of Sacred Heart's own spend their time in rehearsals preparing for Lafayette Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker. The Academy of the Sacred Heart is very proud of its students' involvement in the community. Sacred Heart students Elise Blalock, Hannah Broussard, Colette Bu, Lia Bu, Catherine Cain, Ana Brooke Castille, Hannah Dakin, Caroline Forest, Kate Kaufman, Lauren Leckelt, Anna Paddock, Caroline Rader, Virginia Rader, Mary-Alice Talbot performed various roles in the Nutcracker.
They danced alongside local professional dancers and guest artists from the Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Photo Attached: ASHnutcrackerdancers.JPG
Seated (l to r): Ana Castille, Caroline Forest, Virginia Rader and Elise Blalock
Standing (l to r ): Lauren Marie Leckelt, Mary-Alice Talbot, Hannah Broussard, Hannah Dakin, Anna Paddock, Caroline Rader, Catherine Cain and Kate Kaufman
Not Pictured: Lia Bu and Colette Bu
About Schools of the Sacred Heart
Schools of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau is comprised of the Academy of the Sacred Heart and Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart. The Academy of the Sacred Heart, founded in 1821, is an independent Catholic school enrolling girls in Pre-Kindergarten 3 through grade twelve. Berchmans Academy of the Sacred Heart, founded in 2006, is an independent Catholic school enrolling boys in Pre-Kindergarten 3 through grade nine with plans to add a grade each year to grade 12.
Located on a historic 250-acre campus, Schools of the Sacred Heart offers students the experience of an innovative and challenging curriculum within a supportive learning environment that emphasizes the positive process of individual growth through single-gender education designed for girls and for boys.
Enriched by a 200 year tradition of teaching, within national and international networks of Sacred Heart Schools, Schools of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau prepares students to become faith-filled, confident, and effective leaders. The essence of a Sacred Heart school is its deep concern for each individual's total development - spiritual, intellectual, emotional, social, and physical.