On September 15, 2018, Meryem Pearson will receive the DBDC Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year this event is featured at a gala competition dinner for the purpose of honoring the achievements and contributions of a legend in the world of ballroom dancesport to remind us that we dance on the shoulders of giants.
Meryem Pearson - 2018 Honoree
Join us in celebrating the distinguished career and contributions of Meryem Pearson with a formal dinner and presentation of the DBDC's 9th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2010 to recognize individuals who have been exemplary in their dedication, professionalism and accomplishments within the ballroom industry. They have upheld a standard of continued excellence throughout their career and continue to inspire and enrich those who share their passion for dance. Past honorees include Margaret Redmond (2010), Pat Traymore (2011), Peter Eggleton (2012) and Ken Sloan (2013), Sam Sodano (2014), John Kimmins (2015), Brian & Kristi McDonald (2016) and Dennis Rogers (2017).