has been a part of the J&J dancing family since 1999 as a student and assistant teacher for the past 7 years. She was a member of the J&J Competition Team for 11 years. She has earned Cecchetti certification levels I, II, III, IV, and V. Shelby has been elected to participate in the Rockette Summer Intensive in New York City for the fourth year in a row.
Shelby is looking forward to traveling back to New York this August to study with the Radio City Rockettes. Shelby is a 2013 graduate of Hubbard High School where she was a majorette all four years and was Head Majorette her Senior year. She was a member of National Honor Society and various clubs. She is currently a Senior at Youngstown State University as a recipient of the President’s Scholarship. She is pursuing a double major in Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist. At YSU, she is a “Penguinette” and a member of the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars. As a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Shelby serves as a Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the Celebrate Team and an aide in the CCD program. Shelby is also employed at Refuge.
She would like to thank Judy and Jodie for sharing their love of dance with her. She would also like to thank them for the opportunity to teach her own classes and share her own love of dance with others.