Donor Spotlight: Lelia Gowland and Cole Newton

Jun 1, 2018

About Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team

Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team is a thriving Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts organization located in Central Louisiana. Committed to nurturing young talent, our studio and cheer team provide a platform for aspiring performers to develop their skills and showcase their creativity.

About Lelia Gowland

Lelia Gowland is a well-respected name within the local arts community. With her extensive experience in dance and performance arts, she has made significant contributions to the growth and development of Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team. Lelia believes that performing arts can empower individuals, foster self-expression, and build confidence.

Lelia's passion for the arts combined with her dedication to the community has made her a valuable supporter of our organization. As a successful entrepreneur and community leader, she understands the importance of investing in the next generation of artists and performers.

About Cole Newton

Cole Newton, a seasoned choreographer and dance instructor, is another invaluable donor supporting Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team. Cole's expertise in choreography and his dynamic teaching methods have inspired numerous students to push their boundaries and reach new heights.

Cole's love for dance and his desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young performers align perfectly with the mission of Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team. His commitment to excellence and artistic growth enriches the training and development opportunities we provide to our students.

Why Lelia Gowland and Cole Newton Support Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team

Lelia Gowland and Cole Newton firmly believe in the transformative power of performing arts. Their dedication to the growth and success of Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team stems from their shared vision of creating a nurturing environment for young performers to explore their passions and unleash their potential.

By supporting our organization, Lelia and Cole aim to ensure that aspiring artists have access to top-notch facilities, professional training, and inspiring mentors. They recognize the importance of providing opportunities for young performers to hone their skills and develop a strong foundation in the arts.

Beyond their financial contributions, Lelia and Cole actively participate in various fundraising events, workshops, and performances organized by Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team. They are dedicated advocates for the performing arts and work tirelessly to promote the importance of arts education within the community.

Impact and Community Involvement

Lelia Gowland and Cole Newton's dedication to Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team has had a profound impact on the local arts scene. Through their generosity, we have been able to expand our programs, upgrade our facilities, and provide scholarships to talented individuals from underprivileged backgrounds.

By investing in the performing arts, Lelia and Cole inspire young performers to dream big, pursue their passions, and create meaningful connections within the community. Their involvement goes beyond financial support, as they actively mentor and guide aspiring artists on their journey to success.


Lelia Gowland and Cole Newton are exceptional individuals who have made a significant impact on Cenla’s Elite Studio & Cheer Team. Through their passion, expertise, and commitment to the performing arts, they have shaped the lives of countless young performers, fostering a community of talented artists in Central Louisiana.

We are immensely grateful for the continued support and partnership of Lelia and Cole, whose contributions have helped us create a thriving artistic community. Their dedication to the growth and development of performing arts in Central Louisiana is unmatched, and we look forward to their future endeavors in the arts.