A Walk Through My Life

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  • Birth

  • Starting my dance career

    Starting my dance career
    Dance is one of the biggest influences in my life and it has made me the person I am today. This is a picture of me at one of my recitals as a child.
  • Washington, IL Tornado

    Washington, IL Tornado
    The Washington, IL F-4 Tornado took my home when I was 13 years old while my whole family was home. It taught me how important family is and that personal belongings are replaceable but family comes first.
  • Making High School Dance Team

    Making High School Dance Team
    Pantherettes was a very important event in my life! It really showed me that my passion is dance. It gave me my best friends throughout high school and taught me many life lessons.
  • Making High School Cheer

    Making High School Cheer
    My sophomore year, I decided that I wanted to try a new sport, something other than dance, so I tried out for cheerleading and made the team which I continued for the next 3 years! I learned things out of my comfort zone and taught me that change can be a good thing!
  • Winning my first solo competition

    Winning my first solo competition
    My junior year I competed as a soloist in my high school competitions in hope that I would qualify for state. My very first competition I won first place and qualified on the first try which was never done at my school as a junior or senior. To this day it is one of my greatest accomplishments.
  • Getting in a car accident

    Getting in a car accident
    My senior year on my way to school, I got into a collision with my two sisters in the car which caused my car to be totaled. This was a big wakeup call for my family. It made my sisters and I much closer and we all escaped with minor injuries.
  • Making Illinois State's Dance Team

    Making Illinois State's Dance Team
    I have met my life long friendships while being on this team. Redline has given me many opportunities that I would have not been able to achieve without it. It has also taught me how to be professional in a different setting.
  • Graduating High School

    Graduating High School
    Graduating High School was a huge step in becoming an adult. I believe it made me realize that I can do anything I want in my life and that everything is truly up to me.
  • Going to Nationals

    Going to Nationals
    My senior year of high school, I had the experience to go to dance nationals in Pigeon Forge, TN with my studio dance team. We received third place with our group routine and it was a once in a lifetime opportunity that I will never forget.
  • Getting my first puppy

    Getting my first puppy
    I decided when I graduated that I wanted to take on the responsibility of owning my first puppy and even though the summer of 18' was challenging, I would never take him for granted. He has helped me emotionally through so many events in my life.
  • Starting College at Illinois State University

    Starting College at Illinois State University
    This is the first time in my life where I truly experienced freedom. At first I did struggle with my priorities but I was quick to figure out school comes absolutely first and ever since then I have been thriving.