Cashel Dennehy Irish Dancers Win Four National Championships

July 30, 2010

Many Cashel Dennehy Irish dancers’ dreams really did come true as they competed in the North American Irish Dancing Championships at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida over the week of July 4th. The school sent 8 Ceili teams and a 16 hand choreography team to the National Championships where they competed against the best teams on the continent and came back with 4 first place medals. The winning teams were: girls under 11, mixed under16, senior ladies and choreography under 16. The mixed team under13 won 2nd place. Cashel Dennehy sent 3 girls under 16 teams. Out of the 52 teams competing, all placed in the top 5, winning 2nd, 3rd, and 5th place.

Soloists who represented the school won the right to compete at Nationals by ranking in the top third of their competitions at Mid America Regionals. These dancers included :Abby Reynolds who placed 3rd, Colette Harling 4th, Bridget Thompson 7th, Alyssa Harling 14th, Raffi Hallerman 16th, Carly Reynolds 17th, Natalie Rondinelli and Bridget MacKenzie 22nd, Brigid Hughes , Gabi Caron-Schuler 32nd, Avery Emerson 36th, Sophie Steigerwald, 38th, Molly Cowen 41st, Allison Wall 46th, Delaney O'Neil 48th, Kathleen Jorgensen 51st,and Maddie Gibson 56th.

Pictured here is the National Champion Senior Ladies team: Bottom row left to right: Kathleen Jorgensen, Milwaukee; Allison Wall, Wauwatosa; Bridget MacKenzie, Wauwatosa; Claire Rolfes, Whitefish Bay. Top row left to right: Kelsey Jashinsky, Milwaukee; Katie Barnes, Menomonee Falls; Roberta Donaldson, Bayside; and Jenna Ezzell, Elm Grove

Community Watch

» Oak Creek baseball team passes test with win over Homestead, 7-3 6/25

» Man charged with theft at Willowbrook Place waives hearing and not guilty plea 6/24

» Glendale's new park is realization of decades-long dream Updated:  6/23

» Talented, assertive Homestead soccer team won its own way 6/22

» Brown Deer, Homestead, Nicolet, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay Sports Shorts: June 23, 2016 6/22

» Brown Deer named an 'All-America City' 6/21

» Worker charged with stealing from senior living community residents Updated:  6/21

» "We endured': Homestead's state soccer title well-earned 6/21

» Frebeka 5 health challenge to be held in Mequon June 26 6/20

» Whitefish Bay entrepreneur wants to revolutionize school fundraisers 6/20

» CHAMPIONS! Mentally tough Homestead wins fourth state soccer title 6/18

» Homestead girls soccer team pulls upset on West, 2-1, heads to finals 6/17

» Shorewood group encourages shoppers to bring their own bag 6/17

» Glendale council bans chickens (again) Updated:  6/16

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» Mequon indoor shooting range targeting a fall opening 6/15

» Nicolet baseball team making progress 6/15

» Deep, motivated Homestead girls soccer team heads to state 6/15

» NSC-leading Homestead baseball team pitching heavy 6/15

» Senior-laden Whitefish Bay baseball team in hunt for NSC crown 6/15

» Whitefish-Nicolet-Shorewood lacrosse team comes up just short in state final 6/15

» Sports Shorts: June 16, 2016 6/15

» Cafe Hollander in Mequon to stay open until 2 a.m. 6/14

» Shorewood Criterium Classic set for June 23 6/14

» Fox Point extends hours for voter registration on June 28 6/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement