Shaking Up Senior High in Fairview, Tennessee
High school is a time of self-discovery, growth, and forging unforgettable memories. For this senior high school girl, her journey through these transformative years was a dance through life itself. Meet Caroline, a spirited teenager with a deep love for Jesus, Elvis Presley, and Morgan Wallen, and seven years of unwavering dedication to her school's dance team. Continue reading and we'll delve into the life of this extraordinary young woman and how her passions and commitments have shaped her high school experience. Read until the end and then take a look at over 90 of my favorite images that I had the honor to capture at Ravenswood Mansion in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Dancing Through Life
Caroline's love for dance ignited at a young age. Her natural grace and enthusiasm quickly made her stand out, and by the time she reached high school, she had already amassed several years of dance experience. But it wasn't just the act of dancing that captured her heart; it was the camaraderie and the sense of belonging she found in her school's dance team.
From her freshman year onward, Caroline dedicated herself to the team, spending countless hours perfecting routines, enduring grueling practices, and forming lifelong friendships with her fellow dancers. Every year she has pushed herself to become the best dancer she could be.
The Soundtrack of Her Life
Music played a significant role in Caroline's life, and her taste was delightfully eclectic. While her peers might have been jamming to the latest pop hits, Caroline was listening to the timeless tunes of Elvis Presley. She couldn't resist the magnetic charm of "The King" and often found herself lost in the rhythm and lyrics of classics like "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Jailhouse Rock." For Caroline, Elvis was more than just a music icon; he was an inspiration and a reminder of the power of pursuing one's passion.
In addition to Elvis, Caroline found solace and inspiration in her faith. She was an active member of her church and try's to never missed a Sunday service. Her strong connection to Jesus gives her a sense of purpose and the strength to navigate the challenges of high school life.
But it wasn't all about hymns and gospel tunes. Caroline had a modern side too, and she couldn't resist the magnetic pull of country music. Morgan Wallen's songs, with their soulful lyrics and captivating melodies, became the soundtrack of her last high school year journey. The blend of faith, Elvis, and Morgan Wallen created a unique harmony in Caroline's life, allowing her to connect with different aspects of herself and the world around her.
Seven Years of Dedication
One remarkable aspect of Caroline's high school journey was her seven-year commitment to the school dance team. From her freshman year all the way to her senior year, she never wavered in her dedication. This long and unwavering journey allowed her to witness the team's growth, evolve as a dancer, and impart her experience to younger team members.
A Lesson in Passion and Dedication
Caroline's story is a testament to the power of passion and dedication as she is molded into a strong, resilient, and compassionate young woman.
As she looks ahead to the future, Caroline plans to carry the lessons she learned from dancing, her faith, and the music she adores into the next chapter of her life. Her story serves as a reminder that high school is not just about grades and diplomas; it's about discovering who you are, embracing your passions, and leaving a mark that lasts a lifetime. Caroline, has certainly done just that.
Here is a little more about Caroline
Her favorite memories from high school: Going to basketball and football games and cheering my school. I love screaming and dressing up for themes!
Favorite band she would want to see: The Beatles
What was your favorite movie growing up: Teen Beach Movie
What memory of high school makes you laugh the most? Every year for homecoming the boys do a Powderpuff dance that me and my friend have gotten to coach every year. All of the dances and outfits crack me up.
What is your dream car and what color would it be: My dream car has always been a Jeep Rubicon in light blue. Ever since I was a little girl I have had a picture of it framed on my wall in my room. I call it "the beach jeep" and have since I was little.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years: I see myself as a journalist and working in an office, while coaching dance.
She also loves New York City, the beach, Celsius energy drinks, working out, and lifting weights.
Her dream college is the University of Kentucky and she loves the Alabama football team, ROLL TIDE!