Nick Gardner

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What is your favorite dance style and when did you start dancing?
My favorite style is Lindy Hop and I started dancing in 2010 at Spotswood High School.

What is your favorite music?
Classical and Jazz are my favorite styles of music!

Where are you from?
Harrisonburg, VA

What is your occupation? Any other community service you are involved in?
I work in the JMU Office of the Registrar, I teach at Dancing with Karen, I am on the boards of USA Dance and HarriSWINGburg, and I play oboe in the Valley Wind Ensemble!

Fun facts about you?
I have played in three operas and six musicals. I am the oldest of five children. I am a licensed music educator, and I am also an Eagle Scout!

Total Money Raised


Team Totals

Team Aubrey $7,948
Team Debbie Brown $5,215
Team Driller $7,339
Team Kelly May $13,720
Team Mandy $5,430
Team Rockingham County Public Schools (RCPS) $4,190
Team Smith $8,935

Previous Winners

In 2018, the event’s ninth straight sellout crowd saw Zack Lokey of Nielsen Builders and his USA Dance partner Libbi Fitzgerald win the championship.

Corri Loan, representing Tropical Smoothie Cafe and her USA Dance partner Don Barstow were awarded the People's Choice Award in 2018.