Local dancers came home winners recently from an outdoor competition in Cobble Hill, with three taking home first place medals.
Madison Grenier of Port Hardy competed in the Beginner 9-13 category, taking home a first place in the Highland Fling and second place in the Sword Dance.
Xandryn Frost of Port McNeill won first in the Village Maid, second in the Earl of Errol and the Irish Jig, and fourth in the Scottish Lilt in the Premier under 12 group. Also competing in Premier under 12, Abigail McCorquodale of Port Hardy took first place in the Earl of Errol, Scottish Lilt, and Irish Jig, and second in the Village Maid and Sailor’s Hornpipe, and won the overall aggregate high points in the group.
Paisley Barolet of Port McNeill won third place in the Primary category in Pas de Basques and in Pas de Basques and Highcuts.
All girls dance with Team Charlton Highland Dancers, which have studios in Port Hardy and Port McNeill with classes for new students starting this fall. Call Teresa Charlton for more information at 250-974-7349.