Fun Fact: A fun fact about me is that i stopped sucking my thumb when i was younger by putting a fuzzy sock on my hand so i could get a dog.
Dance Background: I have been dancing competitively at studio sense i was in 2nd grade and then moved to dance team when i was going into my freshmen year of high school.
Favorite EDT Memory: My favorite EDT memory is when we placed at sections for kick and we’re going to state for 2nd time and we all were just so so happy when our names our announced .
Favorite Part of Competition Day: MEither the bus ride to and from meets/invites, or at invites when we are done dancing for the day and get to be calm and hang out with each other.
What I've Learned From My Time On EDT: I’ve learned to always look at everything on the positive side because negativity will only bring yourself and everyone else around you down.
Advice to Younger/Newer EDT Dancers: You don’t want to be someone known for being negative, I always tell myself to be the person that everyone turns to for a smile, so really try to be that person and everything will be so much more fun.
Favorite Motivational Quote: “Who ever is trying to bring you down, is already below you”
My EDT Legacy: I want to be known as someone who’s is caring, positive and humble.
My Plans for the Future: I hope to attend college and study in elementary education .
Meredith Wosmek - Senior/Captain
Fun Fact: I have a cabin in New Hampshire.
Dance Background: I started studio dance when I was 3 and danced at Dance Arts Center, Dance Xchange and Platinum Dance Center. Then, I joined b-squad dance team in 7th grade and now I am on the EDT!
Favorite EDT Memory: My favorite EDT memory is state 2022. Walking on the target center floor ready to perform, and spending the weekend with the team is very special to me.
Favorite Part of Competition Day: My favorite part of competition day is all of the pregame rituals. The handshakes, traditions, and superstitions get us ready and excited to perform.
What I've Learned From My Time On EDT: I've learned that accomplishments won't always come easy and that your work ethic defines your performance.
Advice to Younger/Newer EDT Dancers: Take in every single moment because time goes by so fast!
Favorite Motivational Quote: "You play how you practice"
My EDT Legacy: I want people to see me as someone who works hard towards their goals and someone who everyone can come to for support.
My Plans for the Future: Attend college and study business.
Sydney Loesch - Senior
Fun Fact: I moved to Minnesota in 2017 (from California)
Dance Background: Ballet - 10 years & EDT - 5 years
Favorite EDT Memory: Experiencing state for the first time and being so proud of my team and myself for all the work we put in to get there.
Favorite Part of Competition Day: Sitting on the bus with Ava Palma and listening to our songs
What I've Learned From My Time On EDT: I have learned that when you put in hard work and dedication you get amazing results.
Advice to Younger/Newer EDT Dancers: Have fun! The years fly by so take it all in while you can
Favorite Motivational Quote: "There is no success without failure"
My EDT Legacy: I hope the legacy I leave is that no matter what team or grade you are in you always belong and people will always be there for you.
My Plans for the Future: Attend college (hopefully Arizona State) and study Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Ava Palma - Senior
Fun Fact: I have lived in 4 states!
Dance Background: I grew up dancing at dance arts centre and summit!
Favorite EDT Memory: Winning our first meet of the season last year and all the team bonding!
Favorite Part of Competition Day: Doing a circle with your team before and listening to your favorite song and dancing!
What I've Learned From My Time On EDT: I have learned that no matter what keep persisting and not everything is going to be perfect. I have also learned that our team is one big family and everyone is always there for you!
Advice to Younger/Newer EDT Dancers: Take it all in, every moment counts and you will miss it so much when it’s gone!
Favorite Motivational Quote: "Don’t let anybody dull your sparkle"
My EDT Legacy: I want to leave behind all the incredibly joyful and amazing memories with the team so that everybody else growing up gets to continuously carry that with them and pass it down!
My Plans for the Future: I want to attend college after highschool, but not quite sure where yet!