Shannon began dancing at age 5 and received 14 years of training from MelRoe’s School of Dance. She has studied various styles including tap, jazz, ballet, modern, lyrical, contemporary, tumbling, and hip hop. She danced and tumbled competitively with MelRoe’s and was awarded Dancer of the Year in 2008. In high school, Shannon was on the Truman Starsteppers dance team and attended National Dance Alliance camp with them, where she was made part of the All-American Team. She then attended William Jewell College and was a member of their Crimson Dancers until she graduated in 2016. Shannon choreographed multiple routines for both her high school and college dance teams.
Shannon graduated from William Jewell College and is now in her second year of teaching 5th grade at Prairie Point Elementary in the Park Hill School District. She continues to grow in the dance world by attending conventions and workshops. She is so excited to be teaching at MelRoe’s for her 6th year!