Yumiko, in association with En Avant Foundation, has awarded a $5000.00 scholarship to Madison Ayton of Queensland, Australia.

Madison is 14 years of age and is blessed with beautiful proportions, good elevation, strong pointe work and an innate understanding of musicality. She has talent and drive that will take her far.

She currently trains at Annette Roselli Dance Academy, and continues to work with Jane Devine with whom she studied at Strictly Dance, in Cleveland, Queensland.

Madi hopes to use her scholarship to come to either The Royal Ballet School or School of American Ballet.