Month: February 2019

Irish step dancer finds a home at Thornton Academy by Dasha Sabirova

School assemblies are often an interesting mix of awards, celebrations, and just a bit educational information. This past fall our school honored Madeleine Walsh ’21, at a school assembly for her Irish Step Dance achievements.

Walsh started her dancing career when she was just seven years old and a year later she began competing. Walsh has said that she is partly Irish and that was her motivation to start dancing, she wanted to feel closer to her culture.

“I am part Irish, so I wanted to try Irish dancing out and I kept doing it because I loved it.” read more