The Eire Born Irish Dance Society
The Eire Born Irish Dance Society seeks to promote Irish dance and culture through various performances and events in our community and supports dancer development at the Nora Pickett Irish Dance Academy.
The Patrick McAndless Award for Excellence (PMAE)
The Patrick McAndless Award for Excellence recognizes dancers with the Nora Pickett Irish Dance Academy (NPIDA) who demonstrate the highest qualities of passion, work ethic, dedication, persistence, and leadership in pursuit of excellence in Irish dance, academics, and voluntary community service.
NPIDA Scholarships and Bursaries
The Nora Pickett Irish Dance Academy (NPIDA) instructors nominate students who exhibit exceptional Irish spirit, work ethic, talent, and positive energy with their Irish dance. Multiple awards sponsored by NPIDA and The Eire Born Irish Dance Society (EBIDS) are presented each year at the Ceili and Year End Show.