Dance New Jersey – Student Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance
Stephany Santiago is a high school senior at County Prep High School. Stephany began dancing seriously at the age of sixteen at Nimbus Dance Works where she trained in ballet, modern, jazz and hip hop. At Nimbus, Stephany was a part of the Nimbus Youth Ensemble for two years. In 2018, she has performed the role of “Maria” in the Jersey City Nutcracker. Over the Summer, she has trained at the Ailey School in their prestigious Professional Division Summer Intensive. Stephany is currently training at the Taylor School and is a part of their teen ensemble. Stephany’s goal is to attend college for dance, become a professional dancer, and forever pay it forward.