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Two local students took top honors at Saratoga Performing Arts competition. Jaidyn Risley of Johnstown, 7, above left, recently captured top honors with the solo “Elements”. She came in first place in the Acro-gymnastics category along with winning High Point Soloist and Title in her age. Risley performs under the direction of Kimberly Bartlett.

Jenna Paliling, 13, about right, of Johnstown also attended the 3-day competition and finished first place top score with both of her solo’s; Lyrical and Open. Palaling finished in top overall honors with both solo’s and captured title for her age. Palaling also studies under the direction of Bartlett.


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