Programs

Scholarships
Decatur Educational Foundation - Imani Thompson Twine Memorial Scholarship

The Imani Thompson Twine Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Imani Thompson Twine, a member of the DHS Class of 2011, a rising senior who passed away from a heart infection. The scholarship is given each year to a female member of the senior class who exhibits the qualities that embodied Imani’s life: leadership, academic excellence, perseverance, maturity, compassionate love for others, and the ability to impact people of all backgrounds, ages, races and cultures. Scholarship amount: $1,000 each year through 2022

There is no application process. To qualify for this scholarship, the student must be nominated by Decatur High School faculty. The Decatur High School Scholarship Committee reviews nominations and awards the scholarship based on the criteria listed above.

Ballethnic Dance Academy - Imani “Twiggy” Twine Memorial Scholarship


The Imani “Twiggy” Twine Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Imani Thompson Twine, a dance student at Ballethnic from 2005 until her passing in 2010. Imani loved dancing at Ballethnic and learned self-discipline, leadership, perseverance and confidence during her time there performing in numerous company productions and as a member of the Ballethnic Youth Ensemble. Her spirit, talent and work ethic earned her the “Student Dancer of the Year” at Ballethnic in 2010. Her work there also helped to earn her a spot in the prestigious Georgia Governor’s Honor’s Program in 2010. The scholarship is given each year to a graduating Senior at Ballethnic who exhibits the qualities that represented Imani’s life: leadership, work ethic, consistency, dance talent, compassionate love for others, and respect parents, students and teachers. Scholarship amount: $1,000 each year through 2022

There is no application process. To qualify for this scholarship, the student must be nominated by Ballethnic faculty. The Ballethnic Scholarship Committee reviews nominations and awards the scholarship based on the criteria listed above.


Progams
A Beautiful Heart Seminar Series- September 2012


A Beautiful Heart Seminar Series is designed to help girls and young women discover who they are as individuals and help them become the young ladies they have always wanted to be. Our goal is to positively impact the way girls and young women view and respect themselves and their role in society A Beautiful Heart Seminar Series content will focus on self-esteem, relationships, leadership and building life skills. The target age for this series is 12-18 years of age. A Beautiful Heart Seminar Series is designed to honor Imani Thompson Twine. A young lady who truly had a beautiful heart! The Series is scheduled to begin in September 2012.

For more information, contact us at:Stephanie@adancersheart.org.