Year of success for dance school

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SARAH Hendry School of Highland Dance have held their annual award presentation at the end of a successful year, reports MIKE DELANEY.

Thirty-one members, aged from four to 17 years-old, and who come from Glenrothes, Leslie, Markinch, Freuchie, Leven and Lochgelly, amassed an impressive 180 trophies last year.

Among the highlights were Candice Walker (17) finishing fourth in the Junior World Championship and 15 year-old Sinead Scobie finishing fifth in the Scottish National titles.

 Four dancers, , Lauren Duncan (14), Amy Dallas (17) and Amber Braid (13), and Elisha Scobie (11) all won their pre-championships.

 Elisha Scobie (11) was fourth in the under-13 confined section and Leigh Buist third at the Kingdom of Fife Championship held in Glenwood High School, Glenrothes,

Sinead Scobie (15) came fifth in the under-16 confined championship. Candice won both the under-18 open and the adult confined championship and Danielle Law (16) was fourth, while Georgia Peacock (12) won both the highland and national trophies in the beginner section and Amber Braid (13) also won her Pre-Championship at this event.

 Anna Machado (12) travelled to Halliburton in Canada to dance and Megan Collins (10) to Atlanta, where she won the novice section .

 Other trophy winners include: Carly Johnston, Kayleigh Buchan, Terri Scott, Kathryn Mathers, Nicole Beaton, Erin Mackay, Claire and Lisa Martin, Jaden Lenny, Nikita Fabian and Hayley Brown.

 Medal winners included: Bethany Brock, Tia and Calla Urquhart, Lauren Glennie, Danikah Howie, Brooke Carr and Niamh Martin.

“Dancers recently attended the first ever Scottish Weekend to be held at Eurodisney in Paris. Sinead Scobie and Danielle Law represented the school at the opening ceremony, all dancers participated in the showcase and in the pre-parade and attended a ceilidh.”

The dancers who attended were: Madison Cumming (5), Charlie Cumming (7), Nicole Beaton (10), Caitlin Taylor (10), Megan Collins (10), Kathryn Mathers (10), Leigh Buist (11), Elisha Scobie (11), Anna Machado (12), Lauren Glennie (14), Sinead Scobie (15),  Carly Johnston (15) Danielle Law (16), Lisa Martin (17) and Toni Russell.