NSSD Dancer of the Year named

Published 5:00 pm Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Kayla Alana Barfield has been selected as the Nena Smith School of Dance 2021 Dancer of the Year.

Barfield, daughter of Kelli and Kevin Barfield, is a 14-year student who has served as a studio teacher since the age of 15.

The award is voted on by studio staff and peers and more than 60 girls are eligible. Characteristics looked for are dependability, godliness, talent, showmanship, strong character and leadership.

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Barfield is a freshman at Copiah-Lincoln Community College working toward a degree in speech pathology. She remains active at NSSD as a teacher and demonstrator.