Pearson Student Success @ Alana Haines
Shayarne Matheson (18 yrs), Joel Woellner (16 yrs) and Elise Hart (18 yrs) all trained at Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy were all prize and scholarship recipients at this year’s prestigious Alana Haines Australasian Awards held in Auckland, New Zealand over the Easter weekend. Shayarne Matheson was announced as the Supreme Award Winner receiving a bursary of NZ$11,000 and a scholarship to the Royal Ballet School. Receiving her RAD Solo Seal last year, Shayarne has been recognized in a number of international and national competitions. 16 year old Joel Woellner was awarded 1st Runner Up Supreme Awards B Group and received a week’s work experience scholarship with the Australian Ballet Company and Elise Hart was awarded 3rd Runner Up Supreme Awards B Group and two week’s work experience scholarship with the Hong Kong Ballet Company.