Emily Walker shows off the medals she won at the Fraser Valley Highland Dance competition.

Emily Walker shows off the medals she won at the Fraser Valley Highland Dance competition.

Highland dancers place in competition

North Island dancers competed in Langley and returned with an impressive collection of medals.

North Island dancers competed at the Fraser Valley Open Championships on April 28-29 in Langley and returned with an impressive collection of medals.

Georgia Walkus of Port Hardy received a judge’s placing in the under 12 Championship group.

Emily Walker of Port Hardy placed 4th in the Sword, 3rd in the Seann Truibhas, 5th in the Strathspey and Half Tullouch, and was 3rd Runner Up Overall in the under 10 Championship. Walker also placed 2nd in the Blue Bonnets on the second day of competition. Xandryn Frost of Port McNeill placed 4th in the Fling, 3rd in the Sword, 6th in the Seann Truibhas, and was 4th Runner Up Overall for the under 10 Championship.

Abigail McCorquodale of Port Hardy placed 2nd in the all ages Novice trophy Fling, 3rd in the Sword, and 2nd in the Seann Truibhas for the Novice 7 & 8 category.  On Sunday she placed 1st in the Fling and Flora, 2nd in the Lilt, and won the all ages Novice Aggregate High Points Award.

All dancers trained with Team Charlton Highland Dancers, with teacher Teresa Charlton.