Katie (Kat) has been in love with dance since she started at age 2. She started competing at age 7, winning multiple awards such as Spotlight Regional Talent Winner, Rainbow Dancer of the Year, awards & scholarships for competitions & workshops. She has attended workshops with Spotlight, Adrenaline, Tremaine, The Pulse, & others. She is trained in ballet, pointe, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, tap, & hip-hop. She was a member of the JCHS cheer squad & competition team for 3 years & one year on JCHS dance team. She was a member of Mizzou Club Dance for 2 years & has spent the last 3 years teaching at the studio near Columbia. She was also the 2008 Young Miss Missouri title holder & won numerous awards for talent & photogenic in the Miss Missouri Pageant system. She is currently changing majors & will be attending a local university in the fall.