Submitted by Admin on Tue, 15/05/2012 - 12:45
The Carey Academy has returned from the World Championships in Belfast with 3 World Titles! The Carey Academy is the most successful Irish dancing school in England and is in the top 5 in the World!
Along with the 3 World titles, the dancers achieved 10 top 5 places.
John Whitehurst, aged 12 and Caolan McKeating-Lynch, aged 17, both won their solo competitions. This is John Whitehurst second as succesful attempt at the position of World Champion, his first win being in 2010. Caolan relocated to England from Ireland to study and moved to the Carey Academy so he can continue his dancing, this is the third time has won the World Championships.
The other World title was won by the Junior Girls Figure team - dancing a 4 minute choreographed story called 'Ladies Day' which is about the Galway races. This is the second year running this team has won.
The rest of the top five results:
Well done to the rest of the solo dancers who qualified and danced, in itself is such an achievement.
These are the rest of the results for the dancers who recalled and placed:
Finally – well done to all the Carey Academy dancers who represented the school at the World Championships, all your hard work paid off as we had a brilliant set of results, you should be very proud of yourselves!