About Dot Kelly
Education: Shenandoah University – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance– December 2018; Kecoughtan High School – Advanced Diploma– June 2015
Scholastic/Career Ambition: Obtain a MFA in Dance Choreography from Trinity Laban Conservatoire; To become a Radio City Rockette and Choreographer for a University
Talent: A cappella Rhythm Tap Dance : Tapping Queen
Scholastic Honors: Shenandoah University’s Deans List 2015-2018; Recipient of Academic Scholarship for Shenandoah University; Graduated with Highest Honors and Advanced Diploma from Kecoughtan High School; 4-year Academic Letter from Kecoughtan High School; National Honor Society Member
Leadership Roles: Official Hostess of the 91thShenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, VA; I’m Just Me Movement Ambassador; Represented Shenandoah University in Gothenburg, Sweden in international student exchange program with the Balettakademien Gothenburg; Shenandoah University Track and Field Team Manager, Co-Founding Student Representative for Shenandoah University’s General Education Town Hall program; Advocate for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; Spoke to the Asian American Business Owner’s Association advocating the need for cultural diversity awareness in the workplace; Dance Teacher and Choreographer; Volunteered for the Winchester Boy’s and Girl’s Club.
Accomplishments:Organized Meals for Miracles Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser; Choreographed a dance work highlighting the devastation in North Korea which professionally premiered at Capezio Peridance in NYC; Miss Tysons 2016 (Preliminary Talent Winner and Top Ten at Miss Virginia 2016); Studied abroad to Sweden, France, England, and Greece; Volunteered yearly for Operation Smile; Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Children’s Miracle Network; Guest dance entertainer at the Miss Virginia Pageant for 5 years before competing; Miss York County’s Outstanding Teen 2014 (3rdRunner Up Miss Virginia’s OT 2014); Kecoughtan High School Varsity Cheerleader; Competed in dance competitions for 10 years with the Academy of Dance and Gymnastics.