A native Gainesvillian, Tyra is a proud Gainesville High School Red Elephant. She served as a dance captain for the GHS Theatre Department and was involved in many community service projects. After high school she received her bachelor’s degree in English from the illustrious Spelman College. Throughout college, Tyra choreographed off-Broadway musical productions and found that her passion in life was indeed theatre and dance. Tyra is now the Drama Director at Gainesville Middle School. Despite being younger than many of her opponents’ dance shoes, she knows that her creative skill and eye-catching stage presence will put her above the rest.
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