Jenna is tremendously excited to be using her dance skills to make a positive impact on others this year with BreakDown STL. Jenna is currently a senior at Incarnate Word Academy. She danced on a competition team at Studio CAC for eight years. Also, this will be her eighth year dancing competitively for The Underground @ CAC. Jenna was on her school varsity dance team for one year, and now continues to help by managing the team. She is also involved in 15 extracurricular activities within school. Jenna loves working with children and making people smile. She can’t wait to glorify God through dance. She wishes to make a positive impact and change lives throughout her life. She has a passion for performing and can’t wait to dance her heart out.
Lauren Fraley, Dancer
Lauren is a junior at Fort Zumwalt South High School and is very humbled to be a member of BreakDown STL. She is on the Fort Zumwalt South Varsity Dance Team and also dances at St. Peters Academy of Dance. She has been dancing competitively for five years. Lauren loves that she can combine her passion for dance with making a difference in her community. Being a part of BreakDown STL has been a life changing experience and she looks forward to inspiring teens to make positive life choices.
Rachel is a home-schooled sophomore who has been dancing for 13 years. Also, she is a competitive dancer with St. Peters Academy of Dance. Weekly, Rachel enjoys volunteering in the teen ministry at Church on the Rock. Rachel gives all thanks and honor to the Lord for blessing her with the amazing opportunity to make a difference in her community. During this school year, Rachel humbly aspires to use God’s gifts to promote positive influences in youth through BreakDown STL.
As a sophomore, Emma is honored to contribute to the BreakDown STL dance team, which endeavors to have a positive and lasting impact on the lives of many teenagers. As a dancer at St. Louis Ballet School, she is able to combine her passion for dance and love for people by encouraging students to make healthy choices. Emma is an ambassador at Westminster Christian Academy where she welcomes students to the school community. This year she is excited to be involved with like-minded students that share a passion for the needs of others. Emma is thankful that God has given her the opportunity to work with so many authentic world changers through BreakDown STL.
This will be Andi’s third year on Breakdown STL. She will be returning this year as the dance captain. She is excited, honored, and thankful that she has been given this opportunity, once again, to be a part of such an awesome team with a powerful message. Andi is currently a senior at Fort Zumwalt South High School, where she is captain of the varsity dance team. She has been dancing for 12 years, and has danced competitively for the last ten years. Andi feels that God has blessed her with the gift of dance, and that it is her passion to use His gift to help educate and inspire teens to make the right choices regarding tough decisions.
This is Kori’s first year on the BreakDown STL Leadership Team. Kori is a sophomore at Fort Zumwalt South High School where she is a second year member of the Varsity Dance Team. Kori has been dancing for ten years and has danced competitively for seven years. Kori feels incredibly blessed to be a part of this amazing ministry. She cannot wait to see how God uses her this year. She’s very excited to make a positive impact on teen’s lives through her love of dance.
Catherine is beyond blessed to be a returning member of BreakDown STL. Catherine is a senior at Oakville Senior High School, and is a member of the varsity dance team (the Golden Girls). She is also the Senior Class President. She spends time dancing at Studio C, where she has danced for 14 years and has been on the competition line for 12 years. Catherine believes that God has given her this opportunity to be a light in this society of darkness and to help guide students to make positive decisions. Catherine prays that God will open the hearts and minds of students who have lost their way on the path of righteousness and remind them that every day is another chance to start again with a pure and holy life. She wants to give glory to God for giving her this amazing gift and ability to make a difference in our broken society. She is grateful for the tremendous impact this organization has had on her life and she hopes it will do the same for students all around St. Louis.