Rachel Henriquez will receive her master’s degree Thursday in Teacher Education. But Rachel’s road to graduation has been unlike others; she practically waltzed her way to graduation day.
Rachel has participated as a professional dancer for the last two years in Dancing with the Knoxville Stars, and has included her students in her journey. Her love for dance, mixed with her pursuit of a teaching degree, allowed Rachel to use that in teaching her students about bonds, hard work, overcoming social or academic obstacles, and coming together with peers to reach a common goal.
Read more about Rachel’s amazing road to graduation using dance to both teach and learn in her journey to graduation.