In the top row from left are Chelsi Bentham

In the top row from left are Chelsi Bentham

Dance students earn medals

The Summerland School of Dance competitive dance team members had their highest scoring year in competition yet to date.

The Summerland School of Dance competitive dance team members had their highest scoring year in competition yet to date.

Competing against several other registrants, from Vancouver to Alberta, this year the teams took home two third-place plaques, a second-place plaque, and a first-place trophy.

Among those awards, silvers, several golds, and high gold medals were awarded to the team members as well. The next team auditions will be held at the beginning of the dance season in September/October. Summerland School of Dance will hold a year-end recital on the evenings of May 29 and 30 with a matinee on May 31.

Tickets can be purchased at Summerland School of Dance as well as at Coco’s Fashions and Finery. Come cheer on the students at Centre Stage Theatre.

Please note payment for tickets is via cash or cheque only.

In the top row from left are Chelsi Bentham, Ashley Manning, Marie Holmes, Devyn Slade, Brooklyn Stern, Rachel Berekoff, Tia Ferlizza, Elizabeth Potter. In the middle row are Jenna Mercer, Caitlin Slade, Jenayah Lefebvre, Krista Goss, Maria Raitt, Ally Handfield. In the bottom row are Sage Beddome, Ursula Chalmers, Keiran Sunderman-Wilkes, Haley Wiens, Sophie Ferlizza, Sydney Kole. Missing  are Avery McKelvey, Jessica Lewis, Nilah Gaudiuso and Eva Goss.

Chelsi Bentham received a choreography award.