Katherine Barkman wins first place in Youth America Grand Prix Semi-Finals

On January 12th, Katherine Barkman, 17, of Richboro, was awarded first place in the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) Philadelphia Semi-Final Classical Dance Category. Her teacher, Nadia Pavlenko, received the Outstanding Teacher Award.

In April, Katherine will go to New York to compete in the YAGP Finals. YAGP is the largest ballet competition in the world, and gives out more than $250,000 in dance scholarships every year.