AUGIE SALZER/Riverland News
William Welch, 17, aspires to be a professional ballet dancer. The Dunnellon native is a junior at West Port High School. His dad is the Rev. Jeff Welch.
West Port student wants career in ballet


By Augie Salzer

There is one young man in Dunnellon with the brute strength, balance, flexibility, endurance and the strong core muscular development to be a professional dancer in the ballet.

William Welch, 17, has been working diligently for the last seven years just to obtain this status.