Liz Low dancers pick up top prize at competition

Members of the Liz Low Dance School with their haul of trophies.
Members of the Liz Low Dance School with their haul of trophies.

The Liz Low Dance School picked up a new award at the recent Royal Burgh of Forfar Highland Dancing Championship.

A new trophy was presented for the dance school gaining most points overall with the Elizabeth Low dancers gaining a total of 6,390 points, more than 3,000 ahead of the nearest rival.

It takes many hours of hard work and practice to achieve hard work and practice to achieve such success and these young dancers are a credit not only to the dance school but to themselves.

Among the local dancers in the school to win prizes in individual dance to contribute towards the school’s amazing total was Kirsty Mackie from Forfar who won the 14 years championship section; Shannon McCartney, Forfar won fourth place in the nine years championship and Ciara Roger, Kirriemuir was sixth in the 12 years championship, Rebekah Whyte from Forfar won the Novice eight years Highland section and also the Overall Novice trophy and Kaitlyn Mearns from Kirriemuir won the nine years and over Intermediate National and also the overall Intermediate trophy. Stephanie Duthie, Fraserburgh, Ainsley Walker, Fettercarin, Rachel Wilson, Mairi Allan and Abi McIntosh from Forfar all won prizes in individual dances to add to the amazing total. The prize winners also included Selina Gordon from Stonehaven who won the nine years championship section and was runner up in the National and Bethany Clark, Inverbervie was third in the 11 years championship and first in the 11 years National.