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Morgan's School of Highland Dance - History

Thunder Bay’s first Highland Dance School, Morgan’s School of Highland Dancing, was founded by Wendy Morgan in 1979. Wendy (B.A.T.D. Member Highland & National) received her training in Winnipeg and Toronto through teacher Mary Pitcher. Wendy has retired from actively teaching but remains the administrator of Morgan’s School and the President of the Thunder Bay Highland Dance Association. Wendy has passed the torch to her daughter Heather Morgan (B.A.T.D. Member Highland & National) who teaches and oversees classes with dancers from age 3 to adult.

Successes and Achievements:

1980-Present- Hundreds of dancers have been successful in B.A.T.D. Medal testing with several dancers achieving Associate and Member level.

1980-Present- Hundreds of dancers have been successful in local, national and international competitions. Our dancers have been awarded medals and trophies in all categories in competitions in Canada, the U.S.A. and Scotland.

1981- Participated in the Opening Ceremonies for the Canada Games held in Thunder Bay, ON.

1994- Participated in the Opening Ceremonies for the Nordic Games held in Thunder Bay, ON.

2001- Performed for the Attorney General visiting Thunder Bay, ON.

2010- Performed at the Junior World Baseball Championship in Thunder Bay, ON.

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016- Morgan dancers receive nominations to attend the B.A.T.D. Sadie Simpson Scholarship Competition.

 

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