Bay dancers bring home the gold

2017-09-20 06:01
; From left are Jennifer McWilliams with Jenna Hayes, McWilliams with Courtney Pearce and Isabella Scott.Photos:SUPPLIED

; From left are Jennifer McWilliams with Jenna Hayes, McWilliams with Courtney Pearce and Isabella Scott.Photos:SUPPLIED

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SEVERAL dancers from the McWilliams Academy of Dance took part in the inaugural City of Gold Irish dancing competition at Carnival City in Johannesburg on September 2.

The McWilliams Academy of Dance is the only Irish dancing studio in the Eastern Cape and is based in Port Elizabeth.

The competition was the final opportunity for dancers to compete before the South African Championships, which will take place on September 29.

The seven McWilliams Academy of Dance representatives did very well and amassed eight gold and five silver medals.

Jenna Hayes came first in the 15 to 19 years category and Courtney Pearce came first in the senior championship for 20 years and over, while Isabella Scott came first in the pre-championships level one.

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