MSFF Highland Dance winners are announced

Submitted photos The first-ever Mountain State Forest Festival Highland Dance Competition took place Sept. 30.

ELKINS – Local and out-of-state dancers took part in the first-ever Mountain State Forest Festival Highland Dance Competition on Sept. 30.

MSFF 2017 Highland Dance Competition winners include:

• Beginner 7 and Under 11: Julia Biola, Elkins

• Beginner 11 and Over: Thea Kerns, Elkins

• Novice 7 and Under 11: Emma Rito, Beverly Hills, Michigan

Winners of the first-ever Mountain State Forest Festival Highland Dance Competition have been announced

• Novice 11 and Over: Gabriele Pealer, Valley Head

• Intermediate: Kirstyn Winkler, Elkins

• Premier 7 and Under 12: Katie Janeiro, Monroeville, Pennsylvania

• Premier 12 and Under 17: Evelyn Bennett, Elkins

• Premier 17 and Over: Elaine Hinkel, Raleigh, North Carolina

• Most Promising Beginner: Edward Welch, New Richmond, Ohio

• Beginner Scholarship: Clara Bruner, Fairfax, Virginia

• Novice Scholarship: Taylor McChesney, Fredericksburg, Virginia

• Intermediate Scholarship: Kassidy Collins, Cary, North Carolina

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