Beginners’ great debut dance season

St Cyrus dancers Elle Donald and Jaime Dima.
St Cyrus dancers Elle Donald and Jaime Dima.

In 2014 NMG School of Dancing had two pupils from St Cyrus taking part in their first ever Highland Dance competitions over the summer.

Elle Donald and Jaime Dima have both been taught at the NMG School of Dancing and between them they had a total haul of 78 medals and 14 trophies - a fantastic achievement for their first season.

Here is a summary of their highlights;

Stonehaven

Jaime – Highland Fling (1st), Seann Triubhas (2nd), Reel (3rd). Elle – Seann Triubhas (2nd), & Flora McDonald (1st)

Perth

Jaime – Highland Fling (1st), Swords (2nd), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (2nd) (Overall Trophy winner). Elle – Highland Fling (3rd), & Scottish Lilt (3rd)

Strathardle

Jaime – Highland Fling (2nd), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (2nd), Flora McDonald (2nd) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall Trophy winner). Elle – Highland Fling (1st), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall Trophy winner)

Montrose

Jaime – Highland Fling (1st), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall winner)

Elle – Highland Fling (2nd), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall winner)

Granite City

Jaime – Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall Trophy winner)

Elle – Highland Fling (1st), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), Flora McDonald (3rd) & Scottish Lilt (1st) (Overall Trophy winner)

Both girls also danced in the trophy Fling with Jaime first and Elle third.

Newport

Jaime – Highland Fling (1st), Swords (1st), Seann Triubhas (1st), Reel (1st), trophy Fling (1st) Flora McDonald (1st) & Scottish Lilt (2 nd) (Overall Trophy winner)

Elle – Swords (3rd), Seann Triubhas (1st), Flora McDonald (3rd) & Scottish Lilt (1st)

Jaime will now move up to Novice and Elle will move up to Intermediate section.