Inverness Highland Dance Studio members (front, from left) Ella Gartery, Rebecca Linton, Lauren Miller, Bethany Mauch, (back) Brittany Rubie, Jenelle Matthews, Jan Walker, Jenny Parker and Ailish Wallace at the studio competition and titles on Sunday.
Inverness Highland Dance Studio members (front, from left) Ella Gartery, Rebecca Linton, Lauren Miller, Bethany Mauch, (back) Brittany Rubie, Jenelle Matthews, Jan Walker, Jenny Parker and Ailish Wallace at the studio competition and titles on Sunday. Gerard Walsh

Highland dancers put skills to test at titles

IT only happens every second year but anyone who turned up at the assembly hall at Warwick West State School last Sunday couldn't help but be impressed with the Inverness Highland Dance Studio Competition and Titles.

Principal Marlene McBean said there were 25 students from Inverness among the 100 competitors from as far as Brisbane, Armidale, Rockhampton, Toowoomba and Inglewood.

"We have a competition every second year, the one on Sunday was our sixth," Ms McBean said.

"Our studio goes to Brisbane for some competitions."

There was dancing all day Sunday with Daryl Thompson and Jayne Shelley piping the start of many of the routines.

The parents of many of the dancers from Inverness helped out on the day.

Ms McBean said she was very grateful for the support of 30 local sponsors.

Natalie Rush and Craig Johnston were judges.



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