"Dancing Star" Rev. Lawrence E. Aker, Senior Pastor, Cornerstone Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and his dance partner Dr. Melissa Vaughan of Professional Center for the Arts, Inc. win The 2011 Stars of New York Dance competition and $5,000 for children in need to receive free dance education in Brooklyn.
Rev. Aker and Dr. Vaughan danced their way into the hearts of nearly 350 attendees. Not only was their performance phenomenal, Rev. Aker and Dr. Vaughan will able to provide up dozens of children from Brooklyn with dance scholarships to the Professional Center for the Arts, Inc. with the $5,000 Dance Access Award.