Clive Freckleton, who has been a student at the for the past 10 years, was awarded first place in a night club 2-step contest in New York.
Freckleton, who resides in Hartford and was born in Jamacia, competed with his partner, Barbara Brown.
"They were a big hit," , who owns and manages the , said. "They danced the new night club 2-step known as the 3-step danced to slow moving soul music, which they grow up with."
Every Friday night, Freckleton dances salsa at the .
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