Thu. Mar 23rd, 2023

Kamryn Sallee requires senior photographs in Marietta. (Photo Offered)

PARKERSBURG — As a young girl, Kamryn Sallee looked up to the Parkersburg South Higher College Southern Belle dance group and hoped she would 1 day dance along side them.

“Dancing is some thing I have constantly loved, and I constantly looked up to the Southern Belles when I was a small girl,” stated Sallee.

Sallee has been a element of the Southern Belle group all 4 years of her higher college profession and has performed at property football and basketball games, as effectively as parades and other events. Sallee feels blessed to be a element of the group as it has helped her develop. This year, the Belles got second spot in the National Dance Alliance Nationals competitors.

“The Belles group has been a blessing to me. It has eventually taught me who I am as I’ve grown by way of the years,” she stated. “I adore my group so substantially and it will be tough possessing to leave them when I graduate.”

Sallee finds comfort by way of dance, art and photography. She took art as a filler class throughout her junior year and fell in adore.

Kamryn Sallee, center, stands with her parents Tammy and Kevin Sallee throughout Parkersburg South Higher College Senior Evening. (Photo Offered)

“I adore my teacher,” she stated. “Mrs. (Stacey) White introduced me and was my most significant critic when I initially began, she knew that I could generate incredible art just before I did.”

Sallee likes to generate art that is exciting and vibrant. She feels inspired by Impressionism and the art of Claude Monet.

“I think that if you do not have exciting producing the piece of art, then you will not adore the outcome no matter how superior it may possibly be,” she stated.

Sallee won “Best Use of Color” in the PSHS Art Show with 1 of her pieces and initially spot in the Wood Whispers contest with a further.

Sallee is a three.eight GPA student at PSHS. She has taken quite a few honors and college courses to assistance her prepare for her college profession. This year she is taking photography and graphic style college courses on the web at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Kamryn Sallee has dreamed of getting a Southern Belle because she was a young girl. This photo was taken at Ohio University. (Photo Offered)

Sallee will continue her education at WVU-P following graduation. She plans to big in organization.

“I’ve constantly been a leader and somebody who requires charge, and the believed of operating my personal organization is some thing that has constantly interested me,” she stated.

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Kamryn Sallee loves taking care of her small sister, Tayler. (Photo Offered)

This piece of art by Kamryn Sallee won “Best Use of Color” in the Parkersburg South Higher College art show. (Photo Offered)

This piece of art by Kamryn Sallee won initially spot in Wood Whispers. (Photo Offered)

Kamryn Sallee and the Southern Belles competitors group following getting their second spot trophy at the NDA Nationals competitors. (Photo Offered)

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