Gabriella Wood from Petri School (NY)
2011 North American Irish Dancing Champion
Ladies under 19
Congratulations to 2011 North American Irish Dancing Champion for Ladies under 19 Gabriella Wood from the Petri School in New York. This is Wood’s SIXTH North American National Irish Dancing Championship (2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010). She is also a two-time World Irish Dancing Champion (2005 and 2009), having won 2nd place in 2011 and 3rd place in 2010. An undefeated Mid-Atlantic Region Champion since she started competing in 2003, Wood also holds the 2007 Great Britain title and the 2005 All Britain championship titles.
Congratulations to the following ladies on their Top Five placement in the Under 19 event Saturday:

2 – Maura Jennings from Broesler (MD/NJ)
3 – Kinsey Brimhall from Comerford (Western U.S.)
4 – Catie Foley from Drake (Southern U.S.)
5 – Ashley Tuccinardi from Lynn (CT)

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