Shelby says she learned a strong work and service ethic at MMS, and in high school she volunteered for Relay for Life all four years, serving on the executive board for three of those years. Shelby also has the distinction of raising the 2nd highest amount in the school’s history! In her free time, she was an English and writing tutor for middle school students, where she found she loves working with people.
Kassi moved to Pittsburgh in August of 2021 to begin a career in professional dance after having just graduated cum laude from Butler University with a double major in dance and psychology. She says she could have sought a position in a ballet company directly after high school as many talented young dancers do, but she wanted to “further her education,” and she is glad she did.