Tehya Baxter has represented the Western United States at the World Irish Dancing Championships for the last 4 years and has qualified for her 5th appearance at the 2014 Worlds in London. As a soloist, she has placed in the top 20 at various international competitions, including the All Irelands and the Great Britains; she has been a part of teams who have placed in the top 3. In June 2012, Tehya graduated Summa Cum Laude from UCLA with a B.A. in World Arts & Cultures/Dance and minors in Education, French, and Visual & Performing Arts Education. She has performed with The Fenians and Slugger O’Toole Band and, as a member of Kerry Records, has danced for the Irish Consul General on several occasions. Tehya is delighted to be returning for her second year with An Irish Christmas.