Student Spotlight: Jordyn Worrell
A dance student with many accolades, Jordyn Worrell serves as a role model in the state for young dancers. Jordyn’s impact through dance in her school and community is why she is the Nebraskans for the Arts’ Student Spotlight in the Arts award winner.
Jordyn began dancing when she was three years old and loved it from the first time she stepped on the stage. She has worked hard over the past 15 years participating in dance classes and cheer and dance competitions. Jordyn won dance solo contests and has been part of three State Cheer Champions at Cozad. She was selected the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts’ Nebraska Young Artist Award Winner for Dance; Jordyn now attends the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
It’s Jordyn’s positive impact on young girls that’s truly amazing, says her nominator, Nebraskans for the Arts board member, Tom Gosinski. “Jordyn has helped at the local dance studio, been an assistant teacher, and is a great role model for the younger girls she’s worked with.”
Jordyn believes the arts are an important resource for improving herself and others. "Performing has given me great confidence and taught me how to let my personality shine through. I was fortunate enough to help teach at my dance studio the past four years. My dance career also aided me in my cheerleading career, where I was able to choreograph two State Cheer Championship routines."
In addition to her dance accolades, Jordyn was a Cozad High School Honor Roll Student, National Honor Society Member/Vice President, four year Cheerleader/Captain, seven year Student Congress/Council Member; Nebraska Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Officer, and performed lots of community service.