Jackie has been dancing with Pat since the age of 3 and has been teaching at the studio since graduating high school. She also teaches and choreographs for the Iowa State Drill Team Association.
After attending Grand View College, she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and currently teaches K-3 Reading for Des Moines Public Schools. Jackie completed her Master’s Degree in 2006. She was Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year in 2004.
Jackie won the title of Miss Iowa in 1999 and represented Iowa at the Miss USA Pageant.
Her patience and extensive teaching skills make her a valuable asset to the studio.