Members of the Bluffton Boys & Girls Club were treated to a visit by ballerina Misty Copeland. Copeland is the first African American soloist for the American Ballet Theatre in New York.
Copeland gave an inspirational talk to the children, answered their questions and signed autographs.
She started dancing at 13 when she took a ballet class at a Boys & Girls Club in her home state of California.
Copeland also spoke Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry at the Hampton Hall Community Club.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of America plans to induct Copeland into its hall of fame.