Nova Awards 2024: Young Leader Recipient

May 16, 2024

Timmins’ own Melissa Kelly-Lavoie has earned top honors at the prestigious Nova Awards 2024, taking home the Newmont Porcupine Young Leader Award. This accolade is a testament to MKDA’s exceptional contribution to youth development through dance.

MKDA, known for its innovative dance programs and community outreach, has been a pillar in nurturing young talent in the Timmins area. The academy’s director, Melissa Kelly-Lavoie, expressed her pride and gratitude, stating, “This award recognizes our commitment to empowering young dancers and fostering a positive, creative environment.”

MKDA’s win highlights their dedication to excellence in dance education and their influential role in shaping future leaders.

Congratulations to Melissa for this well-deserved recognition!