The Vacationland Figure Skating Club ended its competition season with the Land of the Lakes International Figure Skating Classic Friday through Sunday in Grand Rapids.
Ashley Drake, a Brainerd High School junior, placed third in Preliminary Artistic and Compulsory. Courtney Jindra, a Franklin Junior High School eighth-grader, placed ninth in Pre-Preliminary Artistic and Compulsory. Briana Tower, a Franklin eighth-grader, placed second in Preliminary Artistic and fourth in Compulsory. Haley Tower, a fourth-grader at Family of Christ, placed sixth in a Limited Beginner Artistic Program.
Eight Vacationland beginning competitors attended the 11th annual Star of the North Competition Sunday. Skaters placing in that competition included Katie Blowers, third in Basic 1; Lacy Blowers, fourth in Basic 3; and Katelyn Jindra, fourth in Basic 6.
Placing in Basic 8 were Callie Blowers, third; Stephanie Eckardt, fifth; Gina Cantalupo, sixth; and Brandy Lewis, seventh. Jessica Lundstrom placed fifth in Freeskate Level 1.
Stephanie Eckardt competed in the 15th annual Fergus Falls mini-competition Feb. 21. She earned first-place medals in Basic 8 Compulsory and Basic 8 Freeskate. Sara Connoy passed her preliminary level moves in the field test and Katelyn Schmaltz passed her pre-preliminary moves and freeskate test Feb. 25 in Grand Rapids.
The club's spring ice show, "A Night at the Oscars," will take place March 13-14 with guest skater Michael Weiss.
For more information on the ice show or skating lessons, call the Vacationland Figure Skating club at 829-9023.
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