Emma Mary


3 Year Veteran - 2011, 2012, 2013

Hometown: Houston, TX

Occupation: Student

Education: Dance, Sociology B.S., Kinesiology minor, Masters of Arts in Teaching

Hobbies: Creating off-the-wall adventures and stories

Dance Background & Experience: Growing up I danced at Carol Ehler Dance School from the time I was 3 until I was 18. I also danced at Ballet Center of Houston and performed with the Houston Repertoire Ballet. In high school, I was a member of the Cypress Springs Panteras and I served as Captain my senior year. After high school, I became a Kilgore College Rangerette. While I was there, I served as an officer and I was chosen to be a Swingster. Then, I transferred to TCU and danced with the TCU Showgirls.

Words to live by/favorite quote: “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t –you’re right!” – Henry Ford

Five words that describe you: Spontaneous, Strong, Loyal, Grateful and Resilient

Favorites:

  • Former Player: Roger Staubach
  • Movie: Good Will Hunting
  • DFW Area Restaurant: Joe T Garcia’s
  • Article of Clothing: I love scarves in the winter!
  • Phone App: iBooks
  • Cartoon Character: Kermit
  • TV Show: This year it's a tossup between Nashville and Smash
  • Holiday: Easter
  • Charity: A Wish with Wings
  • Ice Cream: Bluebell Cookie Dough
  • Junk Food Weakness: Chips and Salsa

One thing most people would be surprised to learn is... I listen to NPR regularly

Biggest Fear: Something happening to my family or the people I love.

What would be your superpower?: Telepathy

Most Embarrassing Moment: When Kelli was fitting me for my uniform my rookie year I had burned myself with my curling iron...on my boob! All she said was "is that going to go away!" I turned bright pink!

Dream Job: I just want to inspire students to chase their dreams!

Dream Vacation Destination: I really want to go to Europe.

Why did you decide to audition for the DCC?: Growing up I always wanted to dance on a professional level but I never wanted to leave Texas. When I heard about the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders I instantly fell in love and I still cannot imagine doing anything else.

What are some of your DCC highlights?: I just love the ability to make someone's day extra special!

Advice for someone who dreams of becoming a DCC: The battle is 90% mental and 10% physical! If you believe in yourself anything is possible!

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