Ariana is a senior at Rhode Island College majoring in Math Education, specializing in grades 6 through 12. She has been dancing for more than two years and competes at the Silver level. Ariana’s favorite dance is East Coast Swing. When she is not dancing or daydreaming about dancing, she can be found tutoring at the Math Learning Center, practicing American Sign Language, or playing KenKen and Sporcle with her friends.
Vice President - Kate Eminger
Kate is a junior majoring in Early Childhood Education. She started ballroom dancing in the Fall of 2016 and is currently competing at the Bronze level. Before starting ballroom, Kate danced jazz, tap and ballet and was a competitive gymnast. Her favorite dances are cha-cha and foxtrot. When she isn't dancing, you can find her coaching at Anchor Gymnastics, singing in the Nazarian Center, or playing Jeopardy! in her dorm.
Treasurer - Derrick Powers
Derrick is a junior double majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology. He started dancing ballroom last February and caught on pretty quick. He enjoys cha cha bolero and tango the most, but tries his best in any dance he does. When he isn’t dancing, Derrick is either going over music for chorus, playing video games or sleeping in the Nazarian Center.
Secretary - Julia McAdams
Julia is a sophomore at Rhode Island College studying Biology. She has only been dancing for one semester and competes at the newcomer level, but she immediately fell in love with ballroom! Julia's favorite dance is Viennese Waltz. When she isn't dancing, she is either reading a science book, hanging out in Sweet Hall lounge, or at another club's meeting.
Webmaster- Vanessa Coelho
Vanessa is a sophomore at Rhode Island College and is majoring in Early Childhood Education. She has always dreamt of learning to dance Ballroom ever since she was younger. This dream came true during the Fall of 2017 and she has loved every moment of it. Vanessa’s favorite dances are Tango and East Coast Swing . When she isn’t dancing, you can find her taking pictures, going on adventures with her friends, or rocking out to showtunes in her kitchen.