More wins for Bute dance school at final big contest of the season

Mollie Mae Aiken attended the royal national Mod competition in Dunoon.
Mollie Mae Aiken attended the royal national Mod competition in Dunoon.

A dancer from the Anne McIlroy School of Dance has been celebrating more success – this time at the final major tournament of the year.

Mollie Mae Aiken attended the Royal National Mod competition in Dunoon and came home with three firsts, two seconds, a third, a fourth and also the runner-up shield for premier 15 years.

School owner Anne McIlroy said: “I was at the Mod with them. Mollie Mae danced very well and was awarded medals accordingly.

“She works very hard, is a great dancer and she is an asset to the dance school.

“Her brother Harry did well as well, but unfortunately didn’t win a trophy.

“There was also a wee group of beginners that did well also on the day.”

Anne has been proud of her dancers this year.

She said: “This event was the sort of culmination of the year and the team kept up their high levels to give us a good finish. This was the last major tournament this year.

“It has been a very busy and successful year for our dancers and here they are still coming in on the prize list. It’s been great.

“It’s a three way thing. The dancers, the parents and the teachers. They are always a credit to the school.”