The Orion

Senior Spotlight: Belly dancer twirls onto center stage

Vanessa Ricketson, senior business administration major with an option in accounting, shows off her moves with lethal weapons at the

Nicole Santos

April 6, 2015

Just like ballet, belly dancing has its own language, and Vanessa Ricketson has been studying this language for 22 years. “My mom taught me belly rolls for fun when I was 5 years old,” she said. “She wasn’t a belly dancer — she just knew how.” Ricketson, a senior business administrat...

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