PHOTO SUBMITTED DANCERS Members of the Summerland School of Dance took part in recent competitions. In the back row from left are Jessica Pugh, Julia Nixon, Sophie Ferlizza, Tiana Ferlizza, Devyn Slade, Meredith Hildebrand, Ursula Chalmers, Katarina Sterk, Nilah Gaudiuso and Amanda Frankham. In the middle row from left are Madeline Goodsell, Savannah Longbotham, Anna Bremmer, Meadow Fraser, Sydney Kole, Marie Holmes, Sage Beddome, Marie Bowyer and Brooklyn Stern. In the front row from left are Rylie Wilsner, Jessica Collins, Sylvia Taylor, Paige Dodsworth, Eva Low, Haley Wiens, Avril Redding-Noel, Keiran Sunderman-Wilkes, Rebekah Boake, Emily Parcels and Jenna Mercer.

Dancers excel at recent competitions

A total of 32 competitive dancers from Summerland School of Dance took part in 33 numbers

The Summerland School of Dance’s competitive dancers won awards during the past season.

A total of 32 competitive dancers took part in 33 competitive numbers recently.

The dancers performed at the Penticton Kiwanis Festival, Synergy Dance Competition in Lake Country, and The Great Canadian Dance Challenge in Kelowna.

They received many first-, second- and third-place placements at all three competitions.

The students also received additional awards including Most Entertaining and Adjudicators Choice awards.

Many dances made it into the top 10 awards at Synergy. Instructors Amanda Frankham and Chelsi Bentham also received choreography awards.

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