Kathy Smith

Kathy Smith, owner of Rising Stars, has been dancing and twirling since she was 6 years old.  When she was 12 she became the USTA Wisconsin State Strut Champion in baton twirling and continued on to add 4 more state championship titles to her name.  At the age of 18 she became, and is to this day, a certified United States Twirling Assoc. coach.  Although twirling is her first love, she also has 28 years of experience teaching tap, ballet, jazz and tumbling in Beloit.  She LOVES children and realizes every day how very blessed she is to have the job that she does!  Miss Kathy and her husband Mark live in Rockton with their 2 daughters, Krysta and Kourtney.