A native of Marietta, Georgia, Shook has been living in LaGrange for the past three years. She earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C. She graduated with honors from Troy University with her Master of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Nonprofit Management. She also holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to having served as a dance instructor for Lafayette Center for Dance over the past 2 years, she has previously worked at Southern Living magazine, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, and the Atlanta Thrashers Hockey Club.
Shook has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Dance Foundation of Birmingham, Alabama, as well as in several notable fundraising positions in her work for the Junior League in Birmingham, Austin, and Atlanta.
“As a lifelong dancer, the arts have made a huge impact on the person I am today. LSPA and its affiliate organizations are truly remarkable in what they do, and I know that, with the support of an amazing Board of Directors, LSPA stands at cusp of realizing its potential as an invaluable member of the LaGrange Community.”