Havering dance star Jessica Grant bags host of medals

Jessica Grant

Jessica Grant - Credit: Hailey Grant

Havering's budding dance star, Jessica Grant, has won a host of medals in recent competitions.

The 12-year-old, who performs with dance school Elevation Performance Academy in Dagenham, competed in 15 routines in two dance competitions recently. 

She came first eight times, second five times, and third twice.

Jessica Grant

Jessica Grant - Credit: Hailey Grant

Cllr Michael Deon Burton said: "At a time when young people have had to deal with so much negativity and challenges to their futures, what an inspiration and source of local pride, home-grown Havering talent such as 'Jessica (Bendyperson) Grant' is. 

“I am sure we are all going to be hearing of her a lot more in the future."

Jessica's father John Grant said: "All credit should go to her dance school for making her a great dancer."

Jessica Grant, who also has some private lessons at Mardyke Community Centre in South Hornchurch, is one to watch for the future as she rises up through the ranks and looks to win more medals in her upcoming events.

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