Junior Cotillion of the Northern Neck dances to a successful season start

At the Junior Cotillion of the Northern Neck, students from nine participating schools and home schools concentrate on learning the Fox Trot.

The Junior Cotillion of the Northern Neck’s 2022-23 season began on October 16 with 33 youth and their family members.

Following opening welcome statements, etiquette instructor Ginger Philbrick talked about the importance of self introductions and presented the etiquette for meeting a person for the first time, reported founder and director Kimberly Vail.

The adults then left and students practiced newly learned skills by going through a receiving line. Then it was time for dancing, and dance instructor Sandy Yeon led the group in basic steps for the fox trot and swing. Brief manners tips, refreshments and a spirited line dance rounded out the evening.

When announcing this cotillion season, Vail had made the commitment that $25 of the fee for each student would be returned to that student’s school. Over $800 will be donated back…..

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