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Meet The Team

2013-2014 Lionettes
The Penn State Lionettes Dance Team is a group of 27 talented dancers, dedicated to upholding the spirit and pride of Penn State. The Lionettes Dance Team performs at a variety of athletic events, pep rallies, and communi ty events including, Penn State Dance Marathon (THON), as well as competes at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) championships every April.

The Lionettes would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to its friends and family, alumnae and many local businesses for their continuous support.

Meet the 2013-2014 Lionettes

Megan_Arroyo_2013

Megan Arroyo - Senior

Hometown:
South Brunswick, New Jersey
Studio: Allstar Dance Academy
Major: Recreation, Park and Tourism Management. Focus in Commercial Tourism and Business Administration
Activities: Social Media/Web Coordinator Chair, THON, Bryce Jordan Center Events Management Intern

Rachel_Bove_HS2013

Rachel Bove - Junior

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Studio: Studio 19 Dance Complex
Major: Accounting
Activities: Lionettes Treasurer, Athletic Director's Leadership Institute, Macc Program Student Association

Allison_Chambers_HS2013

Allison Chambers - Junior

Hometown: Crofton, Maryland
Studio:
C and C Dance Company
Major:
Health Policy Administration
Activities:
Athletic Directors Leadership Institute, THON, Penn State Athletes Take Action, Lionettes Family Relations Chair.

Katherine_Ching_HS2013

Katherine Ching - Sophomore

Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA
Major:
Kinesiology
Activities:
Rules and Regulations THON 2014

Andrea_Cocolin_HS2013

Andrea Cocolin - Junior

Hometown: State College, PA
Studio:
Centre Dance
Major:
Labor Studies & Employment Relations
Activities:
Gamma Sigma Sigma, Operations THON 2014, Society of Human Resource Management  

Angela_Connors_HS2013

Angela Connors - Sophomore 

Hometown: Northport, NY
Studio:
June Claire Studio of Dance
Major:
Kinesiology Movement Science
Activities:
Lionettes Music Coordinator, THON 2014, Athletic Director's Leadership Institute, Penn State Athletes Take Action

Amy_Doering_HS2013

Amy Doering - Sophomore

Hometown: Bowie, MD
Studio:
C & C Dance Company
Major:
Kinesiology Movement Science
Activities:
OPPerations THON 2014

Carolyn_Duffett_HS2013

Carolyn Duffett - Sophomore

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Studio:
Elite Dance by Damian
Major:
Industrial Engineering
Minors:
Business and Liberal Arts and Dance
Activities:
Schreyer Honors College, Morale THON 2014, Society of Women Engineers, Engineering Orientation Network Mentor

 

Jacqueline_Ferre_HS2013

Jacqueline Ferre - Freshman

Hometown: Millstone, NJ
Studio:
Freehold Academy of Performing Arts
Major:
Public Relations
Activities:
Morale Committee THON 2014  

Madison_Fox_HS2013

Madison Fox - Freshman

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Studio:
Studio 19 Dance Complex
Major:
Public Relations
Activities:
Morale THON 2014

Danielle_Galipo_2013

Danielle Galipo - Junior

Hometown: Millstone, NJ
Studio:
Icon Dance Complex
Major:
Industrial Engineering
Activites:
Penn State Lionettes Junior Captain, THON 2014 Morale Captain, ADLI Member

Alexa_Gambuti_HS2013

Alexa Gambuti - Freshman

Hometown: Wyckoff, New Jersey
Studio:
Studio L
Major:
Psychology
Activities:
Morale Commitee on THON

Ashley_Hand_HS2013

Ashley Hand - Senior 

Hometown: Altoona, PA
Studio:
Miss Pauline's School of Dance
Major:
Kinesiology, Fitness Studies
Activities:
THON Entertainment Captain, Kines Club

Sara_Leary_HS2013

Sara Leary - Senior

Hometown: Nesconset, NY
Studio:
Chorus Line Dance Studio
Major:
Integrative Arts and Advertising
Activities:
THON Public Relations Photography Captain, Athletic Director's Leadership Institute 

Nicole_Logan_HS2013

Nicole Logan - Junior

Hometown: Pasadena, Maryland
Studio:
Dancer's Dreams Dance Studio
Major:
Human Development and Family Studies
Activities:
Lionettes Alumni Relations

Jessica_Maynor_HS2013

Jessica Maynor - Senior 

Hometown: State College, PA
Studio:
Centre Dance
Major:
Crime, Law, and Justice
Activities:
Schreyer Honors College, Paterno Fellows Program, Penn State Athletes Take Action - President, Athletic Directors Leadership Institute, THON Morale Committee Member, State of State Content Committee Member, Penn State Homecoming Student Court 2013 

Yahna_McPherson_HS2013

Yahna McPherson - Sophomore

Hometown: Jackson, New Jersey
Studio:
Freehold Academy of Performing Arts
Major:
College of Communications: Division of Undergraduate Studies 

Brooke_Piccione_HS2013

Brooke Piccione - Junior

Hometown: Robbinsville, NJ
Studio:
Stewart Johnson Dance Academy
Major:
Public Relations and Labor & Employment Relations
Activities:
Phi Gamma Nu, Penn State Athletes Take Action, Communications THON 2013

Alicia_Popescu_HS2013

Alicia Popescu - Junior

Hometown: Pittstown, NJ
Studio:
Broadway Bound Dance Center
Major:
Marketing; Minors: MIS and Media Studies
Activities:
Schreyer Honors College, Phi Chi Theta Business Fraternity, Sapphire Leadership Program, Penn State Athletes Take Action, Athletic Director's Leadership Academy

Elise_Potter_HS2013

Elise Potter - Senior 

Hometown: Owings, MD.
Studio:
Calvert School of Dance
Major:
Public Relations
Activities:
THON Special Events Captain, THON Chair, National Society of Collegiate Scholars 

Rebecca_Roderick_HS2013

Rebecca Roderick - Senior

Hometown: Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Studio:
Studio 19 Dance Complex
Major:
Childhood & Early Adolescent Education (PK-4); Minor: Human Development & Family Studies
Activities:
Nationals & Technique Coordinator, Family Relations Captain for Penn State Dance Marathon, Member of Athletic Director's Leadership Institute 

Veronica_Rossi_HS2013

Veronica Rossi - Freshman

Hometown: St. James, NY
Studio:
Chorus Line Dance Studio
Major:
Advertising and Public Relations
Activities:
Hospitality THON 2013

Leigh_Sabinsky_HS2013

Leigh Sabinsky - Freshman

Hometown: St. James, NY
Studio:
Chorus Line Dance Studio
Major:
Childhood and Early Adolescent Education
Activities:
Morale THON 2014, CEC member 

Alexa_Schear_HS2013

Alexa Schear - Senior

Hometown: Wayne, NJ
Studio:
Performing Arts Academy
Major:
Public Relations & Commercial Management
Activities:
Lionettes Captain, Athletic Director's Leadership Institute, THON Supply Logistics Captain, Homecoming Organizations Relations Captain

Katie_Shearin_HS2013

Katie Shearin - Sophomore

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Studio:
Ideal Dance
Major:
Public Relations and Labor & Employment Relations
Activities:
Athletic Director's Leadership Institute, Penn State Athletes Take Action, Public Relations THON 2014

Jessica_Spellman_HS2013

Jessica Spellman - Sophomore

Hometown: River Vale, NJ
Studio:
Anita Ehrler's Dance Extensions
Major:
Human Development and Family Studies
Activities:
Lionettes Social Media/Web Coordinator Chair, Morale THON 2014, ADLI, Penn State Athletes Take Action

Nicole_Williams_HS2013

Nicole Williams - Senior

Hometown: Nesconset, New York
Studio:
June Claire Studio of Dance
Major:
Early Childhood Education, Special Education
Activities:
Athletic Director's Leadership Institute, THON Communication Captains, Homecoming Competition Captain

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