Laura graduated from Sullivan Dance Centre after over 14 years of training in classical ballet, pointe, jazz, modern and tap. Laura graduated in May of 2014 from Appalachian State University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics and is now a Kindergarten teacher at Ballantyne Elementary School.

During her time at Appalachian, Laura continued to perform with the Appalachian Dance Ensemble and was regularly selected to participate in the Capstone Pieces where Appalachian dance majors select talented dancers to perform their work.

During her time as a member of the Sullivan Youth Ensemble, Laura was awarded a scholarship to study dance in Los Angeles and was offered a position with the LA Dance Magic Dance Company. This was only one of many honors she received over the many years she was a member of the Youth Ensemble.

Laura creates original choreography for the Sullivan Youth Ensemble.