Mukilteo dancer competes at U.S. National Irish Dance competition
Last updated 8/10/2021 at 2:17pm
Eli Munoz, a 12-year-old from Mukilteo, placed first in the preliminary level and 16th in the overall championship July 9 at U.S. National Irish Dance Competition in Phoenix, Ariz.
Munoz has been dancing with the Carroll-Henderson School in Edmonds for almost five years. He has previously qualified for the World Championships of Irish Dancing, which have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was Munoz's first major competition since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The championships had two sets of awards for each competition. The preliminary awards recognized the preliminary...