Betty and Mick Byczek along with their daughter Katie attended several Irish dance competitions that were held on Father's Day in Des Plaines. The event was hosted by a well-known Chicago Irish Dance School with over 2,000 dancers competing for trophies. Katie danced in every soft and hard shoe event, and consistently placed high in the final results.

Irish dance competition with Mom and Dad

Chicago Feis with her mom and dad.

First place wins at Milwuakee Feis with her dad Mick.

Oireachtas competition with her mom and dad.

Michael and Betty Byczek will celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary in 2017.

1974                                                      2017

Chicago River

Katie and Michael

Katie Byczek's Grandma, Mom, and Fiona

Katie and Mom

Mick Byczek started tennis training with Katherine at several tennis courts in Chicago, and she played in many tournaments throughout her early years. Katie won a Chicago Park District tournament in her early teens. Her brother Michael was a finalist at a tournament held on the Northwestern University courts.

Michael and Katie at the tennis courts.

Tennis with Mick Byczek

Copyright © 2017. Betty Byczek. All Rights Reserved.