Tinkler dancers go to Honolulu

The Laurie Tinkler Highland Dancers performed well when they went to the Hawaiian Scottish Association's 2013 Highland Dance Competition

THE LAURIE TINKLER Dancers wore Scottish garb

THE LAURIE TINKLER Dancers wore Scottish garb

A Highland Games in Honolulu? Yes, there is such an event.

The Laurie Tinkler Highland Dancers performed well when they travelled to the Hawaiian Scottish Association’s 2013 Highland Dance Competition at Kapiolani Park in Honolulu.

Competing in the Primary category, Gracie Lange received 7-first place medals while in the Beginner category Olivia Carmichael received 3 first place medals and earned the Trophy for the Highland Fling.

In the Novice 12 and under category Freya Moosbrugger placed first in the Lilt, second in the Flora, first in the Highland Reel and second in the Trophy Fling, first in the Sean Truibhas and received the overall aggregate trophy.

Competing also in the Novice category Megan Welsh received second in the Flora, sixth in the Fling, fifth in Lilt, and sixth in the Trophy Fling. Madison Cote received her final placing in Novice with third in the Sword and Reel, fourth in Fling, sixth in the Lilt and fourth in the Trophy Fling. Ryleigh McMillan received fifth in the trophy Fling, thirds in both the Lilt and Flora, fifth in the Fling and sixth in the Sean Truibhas. Kaidence Cooper received fifth in the Sean Truibhas, sixth in the Flora and Isabella Brown-Hudema received a fifth in the Flora. In the Novice 13 and over category Aysha Stewart received firsts in the Highland Fling, Lilt and Flora, and fourth in the Highland Reel.

In the Intermediate 12 years and under category Abigale Gibeault received first place in The Sword dance, Highland Reel, Johnnie and Highland Laddie, third place in the Fling, Sean Triubhas and Hornpipe and was the overall aggregate trophy winner in her category. Also dancing in the intermediate category Kaitlyn Dooling placed first in the Fling, second in the Sword and Sean Triubhas, fourth in Jig and Hornpipe and fifth in the Highland Reel. Livia Wallace received first place in the Sean Triubhas and Irish Jig with seconds in the Fling, Highland Reel, third in the Sword dance, and Highland Laddie and fifth in the Johnny and Hornpipe. Kaitlyn Welsh received first in the Hornpipe, second in the Highland Laddie, third in the Irish Jig, fourth in the Sean Triubhas and Highland Reel, and sixth in the Fling and Sword. Katie Lange placed fourth in the Fling, Johnny, Laddie, fifth in the Sword and sixth in the Sean Truibhas and Highland Reel.

The Premier 12 years and under category Madison Lagan received first place in the Village Maid, Blue Bonnets, Earl of Errol and Hornpipe, second place in the Fling, Sword, Seann Truibhas, and Reel and the overall aggregate trophy for Sunday. Megan Jones received third place in Fling, Sword, Seann Truibhas, Reel, Village Maid, Blue Bonnets and Earl of Errol in the same category. In Premier 13-15 years, Grace Harvey received first place in the Earl of Errol, second in Sword, Seann Truibhas, Blue Bonnets and the Hornpipe, third in the Fling, Sean Truibhas, and Village Maid. In the same category, Kayla Champis received second in the Fling, and Village Maid, third in Blue Bonnets, fourth in the Seann Truibhas, Reel and Hornpipe. Gabriela Ratcliffe received fourth in Village Maid, fifth in the Reel , Blue Bonnets, and Hornpipe, and sixth in the Fling and Sword. In Premier 16 and over Sarah Ratcliffe placed second in the Blue Bonnets, third in Fling and Hornpipe, and fourth in the Reel and Village Maid.

— Laurie Tinkler Dancers

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