Kim Saunders
Kim Saunders

High School:
Wayzata High School

4th Year

Year on Team: 4th year

Major: Elementary Education

High School: Wayzata High School

Previous Dance Team: Wayzata Trojet Dance Team

Previous Studio: Summit Dance Shoppe

Favorite style of dance: Jazz

Favorite place on campus: TCF Bank Stadium

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football and Basketball

What made you want to dance at the University of Minnesota? UMDT has always inspired me as a dancer and the team has challenged me.

When/Where did you first start dancing? I started dancing at the Dance Shoppe when I was 2.

What's something that most people don't know about you? I am a twin and am the shortest on the team!

What non-dance accomplishment are you most proud of? I am proud of getting accepted into the Elementary Education Foundations Program.

What do you like to do when you aren't dancing? I like to go to yoga, hang out with friends and family and watch movies!

What is your favorite memory on this team: My favorite memory is winning 6 national championships.

Do you have any tips for high school dancers who want to continue on in college? Come to our clinics!


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