Abigail MacDonald is 17 years old and has been highland dancing since the age of five. For the past eight years she has been a student of Janice MacQuarrie. Abigail was the first runner up in the Nova Scotia Closed Championship for 16 and under 18 years, and this is her fifth consecutive time representing Nova Scotia at the Scot Dance Canadian Championship Series. Last year, Abigail was 5th runner up at the Canadian Championships in the 16 and under 18 division. She was also a member of the Canadiana Celtic Highland Dance Troupe and performed at the Basel Tattoo in Switzerland. Abigail is also a member of Feis Cape Breton, a group of talented young musicians. She has performed in Celtic Colours and will be performing in the Kitchen Fest series this summer.