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Mar 18, 2023

Kamryn Sallee needs senior photographs in Marietta. (Photo Presented)

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

“Dancing is a factor I have usually loved, and I usually looked up to the Southern Belles when I was a tiny girl,” pointed out Sallee.

Sallee has been a element of the Southern Belle group all four years of her larger college profession and has performed at household football and basketball games, as nicely as parades and other events. Sallee feels blessed to be a element of the group as it has helped her create. 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 ultimately taught me who I am as I’ve grown by way of the years,” she pointed out. “I take pleasure in my group so a fantastic deal and it will be challenging acquiring to leave them when I graduate.”

Sallee finds comfort by way of dance, art and photography. She took art as a filler class in the course of her junior year and fell in take pleasure in.

Kamryn Sallee, center, stands with her parents Tammy and Kevin Sallee in the course of Parkersburg South Greater College Senior Evening. (Photo Presented)

“I adore my teacher,” she pointed out. “Mrs. (Stacey) White introduced me and was my greatest critic when I initial started, she knew that I could create amazing art ahead of I did.”

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

“I feel that if you do not have enjoyable creating the piece of art, then you will not take pleasure in the outcome no matter how superior it could be,” she pointed out.

Sallee won “Best Use of Color” in the PSHS Art Show with a single of her pieces and initial spot in the Wood Whispers contest with a unique.

Sallee is a 3.eight GPA student at PSHS. She has taken numerous honors and college courses to help her prepare for her college profession. This year she is taking photography and graphic style college courses on the net at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Kamryn Sallee has dreamed of having a Southern Belle provided that she was a young girl. This photo was taken at Ohio University. (Photo Presented)

Sallee will continue her education at WVU-P promptly following graduation. She plans to essential in smaller small business.

“I’ve usually been a leader and a particular person who needs charge, and the believed of operating my individual smaller small business is a factor that has usually interested me,” she pointed out.

James Dobbs can be reached at jdobbs@newsandsentinel.com

Kamryn Sallee loves taking care of her tiny sister, Tayler. (Photo Presented)

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

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

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

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