Kerry Powers grew up as a Tiernan Irish Dancer. She began assistant teaching at the age of twelve. Through her teenage years she was inspired by several Trinity instructors as she continued her dancing career. Having recently completed her degree in elementary education; she is now Tiernan's primary instructor. To this day she is inspired by our Trinity instructors, and Mark Howard who made it all possible. Her love of Irish dance inspires our next generation of Irish dancers to explore and celebrate Butte's Irish heritage
Cindy Powers is a first grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary. She started the Corktown Dancers Ceili Club in 1998. Several years later she guided the transition from a Ceili Club into a certified Irish dance school. Currently, she acts as the coach and performance coordinator, and provides support to dancers and parents. Thanks to the inspiration and guidance of Mark Howard and many talented Trinity Irish dance instructors Tiernan continues to provide superlative instruction and inspiration for hundreds of talented dancers.