Entertainment

Irish dancers to compete at the world finals

The Okanagan School of Irish Dance will be representing the region at the North American and European Nationals and the  The World Irish Dance Championships hosted by Boston in April, 2013.

The school’s dancers recently competed at the Western Canadian Irish Dance World Qualifying Championships.

Rochelle Hoffman  won first place for girls under 15 to earn a berth in the world finals, as did Lauren Maier and Paige Hoegler-Stevens.

Qualifying for the national championships individually are Meaghan Matichuk, Kayla Straume, Paige Hoegler-Stevens, Lauren Maier, Lindsay Maier, Tia Jervis and Caylene Jervis. Also qualifying as an eight-hand team are Camryn Peters, Haley Dojohn, Mariya Blades, Megan Lauridsen, Hannah Paracholski, Linday and Lauren Maier, and Rochelle Hoffmann.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Private power an alternative to Site C
 
Tips for the Elk Valley Outdoor Enthusiasts
 
Cranbrook celebrates excellence in business
Numbers look fabulous to Castlegar hosts
 
Photo correction
 
Housing project delayed
Naomi Lentz of Heaven Boutique wins Young Entrepreneur of the Year
 
Insider Reveals the Costs and Rewards on the Road to Pro-Hockey in Canada
 
De Groot family outraged: Sister of dead Slocan suspect says police overreacted

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.