Nicki Marquez has been nurturing her passion for dance since the age of three and dance has been a part of her life ever since. Mrs. Marquez grew up in Carrollton, TX and attended Creekview High School for her high school education. While at Creekview, she was a part of theChevals where she served as a dance officer for junior and senior years. Outside of school, Mrs. Marquez was a part of the company team at Dance Xpress where she spent a majority of her time growing up.
After high school, Mrs. Marquez attended the University of North Texas where she received a BA in dance as well as her education certification. While at North Texas, Mrs. Marquez was a member of XTE, a dance honor society at the collegiate level and attended the American College Dance Association festivals traveling throughout the United States to learn and grow her dance knowledge.
Following graduation, Mrs. Marquez went to Williams High School where she served as the dance and drill team director for ten years. Mrs. Marquez married her high school sweetheart in 2014 and together they have a daughter who is the light of their lives! When she is not doing all things drill team, Mrs. Marquez loves Harry Potter, dogs, and days where she can just relax with her family.
Meghan Hollowell was born and raised in Frisco, TX, and her passion for dance began in high school. She was a part of the Heritage HighSteppers drill team for 3 years, serving as Junior Social Officer and Senior Lieutenant.
After high school, Ms. Holly attended Baylor University, where she graduated with her BBA in Marketing and her alternative teaching certification in Family and Consumer Sciences from Region 10. She continued her education in dance by taking classes at both Baylor and Collin College. Ms. Holly taught Intro to Culinary, Child Development, Interior Design, and Fashion Design in Frisco ISD, and also coached cheer for 4 years.
Being a coach inspired her to return to dance as the assistant director for the Golden Girls drill team. She is so happy to be at PESH teaching Food Science and Intro to Culinary, and looks forward to continuing to grow as a teacher and director! In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend Lane and her dog Teddie. She is an avid reader and loves fantasy books!