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A team of teachers

Qualified Teaching Professionals and Teachers in Training

Kaitlyn Munn

Director and Choreographer

B.A. B.Ed. M.Ed. C.C.C. LCT-C

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Kaitlyn is the director and main instructor of the Forever Highland Dance School. She is a professional member of ScotDance New Brunswick, as well as the Scottish Dance Teacher's Alliance. Kaitlyn has her Members Highland and Members National qualifications, and is studying for her fellowship examination. 

  

Kaitlyn began dancing seriously since the age of eight. Since then, she has won 5 provincial championships, and has been a member of the provincial dance team for eleven years.

At first, she began helping out the former FHDA director with the younger classes and then gradually began teaching various classes until she was given the association by Rachelle Lanigan at the age of 19. She has since grown the association from under 15 dancers to over 40, turning the association into a school.

 

Kaitlyn has dancers making the provincial representatives team yearly including Championship titles, dancers representing Forever Highland at the SDTA conference, as well as competing at numerous competitions around Canada, the Atlantic provinces, Europe, and Scotland.

 

Kaitlyn was a co-chair for the ScotDance Canadian Championship Series, held in Moncton, July 2019, where there were close to 850 dancers competing at the Series.

Kaitlyn is currently working as a School Counsellor in ASD-S in NB. She is very passionate about teaching and advocating for mental health.

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Hannah Gray

Junior School Instructor

B.A. B.Ed.

Hannah Gray is the lead instructor of the younger classes (beginning dancers, second year students, and third year students). She is a professional member of the Scottish Dance Teacher's Alliance and has her Associate's Highland qualification.

She graduated from KV High School in 2016, and graduated from UNBSJ with Bachelor of Science degree. Hannah completed her Honours in Psychology and attended St. Thomas University for the Bachelor of Education program, graduating in October, 2023.

When she's not dancing, Hannah enjoys running, reading, and doing yoga.

 

At the age of 3 she started highland dancing, and has enjoyed dancing for the past 17 years under various teachers. Hannah has attended the ScotDance Canada Championship Series for four years, and has represented New Brunswick multiple times.

Hannah Gray

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Co-Teacher

Riel Nason

Riel Nason is a Canadian author.  She highland danced for many years, and after about a twenty-five year hiatus, she is again involved in the sport.  

 

Riel is an SDTA associate. 

 

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Jillian recently graduated from high school and has been accepted into the Bachelor of Nursing program at UNBSJ.

 

Jillian has her Associates (certifying her to be a Highland instructor). Jillian teaches individual Highland lessons, co-teaches Junior highland classes, and volunteers for various dancing opportunities in the community. Jill has also been a member of the New Brunswick representatives team, representing New Brunswick at the ScotDance Canadian Championship Series.

Jillian McGrath

Co-Teacher and Individual Lesson Instructor

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Tess is a 16 year old, Premier Highland dancer who has been dancing for over ten years. She has a passion for performing, competing, and choreographing. 

Tess's biggest accomplishment is being the three time New Brunswick provincial champion. She has represented New Brunswick at the ScotDance Championship Series four times. 

Tess is going into grade 11 at KVHS and is excited to see what the future brings in all aspects of her life. 

Tess Nason

Teacher Assistant and Individual Lesson Instructor

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Stay tuned for biography!

Ally Thomson

Co-Teacher

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