North American Championships—July 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana


Congratulations to all who represented our school so beautifully in New Orleans! Of our 44 soloists, 73% recalled (top half), and of the 40 who were old enough to qualify for the 2018 World Championships in Glasgow, we had 30% successful in qualifying. In addition, a special congratulations goes to our dancers in the top 5: Brigid O’Connor, runner up, Girls U12A; Sadie Bucknam, 5th place Girls U16A; and Bailey Bartel, 5th place, Girls U15B. There were also another 4 dancers in the top 10, and 12 total in the top 20! We are so proud of how well they performed under pressure! And special recognition goes to all those who received medals at this year’s event.

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World Championships—April 2017, Dublin, Ireland

Congratulations to all our qualifiers for their very hard work and great performances at this year’s World Championships, with a special congrats to Brigid O’Connor for her top 10 placement and World Medal! This year we had 19 of our 21 qualifiers attend (S. O’Neill retired, C. MacRitchie injured). Our dancers brought home 6 individual solo medals (32% of our dancers in the top 50), and another 5 placed in the top half (for a total of 58%) in very large competitions of 150-200. We are very proud of our results and our dancers, and look forward to 2018 in Glasgow!

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New England Oireachtas—November, 2016, Providence, RI

Congratulations to all of the Murray Academy dancers, families and teachers on this year’s regional championship!! This year, we had 3 solo winners, 1 runner up, and 21 Qualifiers, along with 13 in the top 5 and 21 in the top 10! Results are summarized as follows:

Solo Results:

3 Winners
1 Runner-up
21 World Qualifiers
13 Dancers in the top 5
21 in the top 10
34 in top 20
Recall rate of 75%

Traditional Set Results:

1 Winner
3 in the top 5
7 in the top 10
Recall rate of 55%.

In team competitions, we had 1 winner, 1 runner-up, 8 teams in the top 5, and 10 teams in the top 10, including four Ceili teams. We are so proud of all of our dancers!

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