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A team of teachers

Qualified Teaching Professionals

Kaitlyn Munn

Director and Choreographer

B.A. B.Ed. M.Ed. C.C.C.

 

Kaitlyn is the director and main instructor of the Forever Highland Dance School. She is a professional member of ScotDance New Brunswick in which she is the Board of Director, 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, 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 Guidance Counsellor in ASD-S in NB. She is very passionate about teaching and advocating for mental health.

Meghan Thorne

Choreographer and Individual Lesson Instructor

Meghan Thorne is the choreographer for Forever Highland. She creates choreographies for students and groups both for competitions and performances. Meghan is a professional member of the Scottish Dance Teacher's Alliance and has her Associate's Highland qualification. 

Meghan graduated from KVHS in 2016, and is currently enrolled at UNBSJ, majoring in Communications. She just completed a semester at the University of Chichester in the UK and her highlight included dancing a Choreography and Highland competition in Paris at Disney!

She enjoys creating short films and trailers in her spare time, as well as reading and outdoor activities.

Meghan has been highland dancing since the age of 4, and has represented New Brunswick for the past 4 years at the SDCCS events around Canada.

Hannah Gray

Highland 1 and 2 Teacher, Individual Lesson Instructor

Hannah Gray is one of the teachers of Highland 1 and 2. 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 now attends UNBSJ pursuing a double major in Biology and Psychology, with the hopes of becoming a psychiatrist.

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 16 years under various teachers. Hannah has attended the ScotDance Canada Championship Series for the past four years, and has represented New Brunswick multiple times.

Hannah Gray is one of the teachers of Highland 1 and 2. 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 now attends UNBSJ pursuing a double major in Biology and Psychology, with the hopes of becoming a psychiatrist.

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 16 years under various teachers. Hannah has attended the ScotDance Canada Championship Series for the past four years, and has represented New Brunswick multiple times.

Highland 1 and 2 Teacher, Individual Lesson Instructor

Hannah Gray

Kendra Kilpatrick is a professional member of the Scottish Dance Teacher’s Alliance and has her Associate’s Highland qualification. For the last two years, she focused on individual private lessons.

Kendra graduated from KV High School in 2017 and is currently attending UNBSJ. She is heading to NBCC Miramichi in the Fall of 2019; enrolling in Police Foundations with the hopes of working in the Police Force. Kendra has her bilingual certificate and her Standard Workplace First Aid.

When she’s not dancing or teaching, Kendra enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her family.

Kendra started highland dancing at the age of 5. Throughout the years, earning several dance awards and even the St. Croix award at the local Heritage Fair. She presented how the Scottish culture influenced Canada.

Individual Lesson Instructor

Highland 3 and 4 Co-Teacher

Kendra Kilpatrick

Teacher Assistants

Emily Thomson is a current student at KVHS and will be going into grade 12. Her future goals include going to UNB to study Pathology and then DalMed to become a doctor. 

 

Emily enjoys reading, painting, and spending time with friends! She also is involved in the KVHS musical yearly as a dancer and singer.

 

Emily has been dancing for 13 years and both her younger sisters also dance at Forever Highland. She is a great role model for them and helps them along with their dancing whenever needed. She has been a teaching assistant for the past few years, however this past year she was the main Highland 1 and 2 teacher assistant due to her wonderful kindness and way of being with the youngest students.

Highland 1 and 2 Teacher Assistant

Emily Thomson

Victoria is 13 years and in grade eight at Bayside Middle School. She is hoping to head off to Saint John High School next September.

 

Victoria has been highland dancing for 5 years and now competes in Premier. She achieved runner up to represent the NB provincial team in 2018. Her goal this year is to be a representative for NB.

 

She keeps busy outside of dance hanging with her best friend Jillian McGrath, and other school friends. She also help our young neighbour, teaching her highland dance.

 

Victoria in the future would love to study Marine Biology.

Victoria Robertson

Teacher Assistant to Highland 1, 2, and 3 dancers