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Krickett Schmidt

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Krickett is the marketing and special events coordinator at Crying Eagle Brewing Company. She came to Lake Charles by way of Michigan and Mississippi. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Louisiana State University, she lived everywhere from New York City to Ontario Canada; however, nowhere felt quite as homey as Louisiana.
Krickett moved to Southwest Louisiana only two years ago.  Still, in that short amount of time, she has become actively involved with the community through various boards and committees, including The Children's Museum of Lake Charles Board of Directors, Fusion Five Board of Directors, American Advertising Federation Board of Directors, and Junior League of Lake Charles Communications Vice President. Krickett Recently married Dr. Brandon Racca in May of 2017. The couple looks forward to putting down roots and starting their new life here in Southwest Louisiana.

 

 

 

Reginald Larkins

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Reginald is a native of Lake Charles. He started ballroom dancing while participating in Nelson Elementary School’s 5th grade Dancing Classrooms program.  He later joined the Whistle Stop’s Academy Dance program and has been training in American and International styles of dance for eight years.

In 2015, Reginald became a teaching assistant at W.W. Lewis Middle School and and now he teaches DanceSport at W.W. Lewis, Maplewood Middle School, and Barbe High School.

Reginald started dancing competitively in 2011 at the Gumbo DanceSport Championships, where he won his first gold medal.  He has since won junior, youth, and adult championships all over the country.  In April, 2016, he and his partner, Caitlyn Wilson, won four National Championship Titles at the USADance National DanceSport Championships.  Last year was Reginald’s debut as a Pro in the Mad Hot Ballroom event.

 

 

 

Music: You Don't Own Me

by:     Grace

Dance Style: Viennese Waltz


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Ballroom Sponsors
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Hope Therapy Center logo Johnson Firm logo Shayna Sonnier logo
Studio 901 State Refrigeration Christus Wound Center
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Bayouland Ballroom in Lake Charles

Tammy Palmer’s Center Stage