Award for dancer

U.S. BASED dancer, Shoba Natarajan, has received the Presidential Scholars' Teacher Award for 2003. Her student, Uma Tadepalli of Durham, North Carolina, was selected as one of the 16 Presidential Scholars in the Arts (Kuchipudi dance). Both teacher and student were recently honoured in an award ceremony in Washington D.C. The highlights of the festivities were the Teacher Recognition event, graced by First Lady, Laura Bush, the Scholar Medallion ceremony at Constitution Hall and a performance at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.

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