Allison Tackes

Name: Allison Tackes

Position: Captain

Grade: Senior

Hometown: Kirkwood, MO

Major: Psychology, Pre MAE

Favorite Style of Dance: Hip Hop

When I’m Not Dancing: Hanging out with my roomies at our house, Bulldog Block

Biggest Inspiration: Two of my older cousins, Aimee and Alicia, who have persevered and created a life for themselves that they love.

Why I chose Truman: When I took my tours it just felt like a place I could be the next four years and the 5 year Masters program was very encouraging.

Favorite Memory on this Team: Competing at Nationals 2016 and making memories in Daytona with the Showgirls.

Interesting Fact: I had my appendix removed at Dance Camp 2k15.

Favorite Quote: “You have never really lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”

What are you Looking Forward to Most this Season: I’m looking forward to everything. But especially competing and getting back out there to show everyone what Truman’s dance team has got. Everything we do makes me proud to be a part of this team!