The 2011 'Dancing with the Dedham Stars' opened to a sold out house at on Saturday night. The event, spearheaded by Dimitria Sullivan, president of the Dedham Educational Partnership, showcases six people locals chosen to train with a professional dancer and compete in the competition.
While there is both a technical winner chosen by the judges and a popular winner chosen by the crowd, the real winner are the Dedham schools, which receives much of the proceeds from the annual event.
This years 'Dedham Stars' included:
Peter Springer - Dedham Youth Soccer Board and VP in Investment Services
Rosemary Rooney - Former Town Hall Registrar's Clerk
Kevin Hampe - local attorney and former DWTDS judge
Erin MacDonald - DHS varsity field hockey coach
Andrew Shumway - teacher and baseball coach
Debra Gately - DMS Principal