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I was raised in Portage, Michigan where I went to Portage Northern High School. From there I went on to Ferris State University where I studied applied speech communication and ran cross country and track. Now I live in Rockford. I love running, reading, musical theatre, and being involved in all the amazing things Grand Rapids has to offer!


Recent Articles
  • Learning how to be a mascot

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– You see them at every sporting event and they always know how to get the crowd going. Mascots are the underrated guys on the field or court; I wanted to know what it took to become a mascot. From learning the dance skills, to shooting a basket, I was joined by the Grand Rapids Drive’s “Bucket’s” and learned some mascot skills. After learning the skills, I got to put them to the test by throwing on the […]

  • GR’s Big Talent: Preview of finale show

      GR’s Big Talent finale is Nov. 14 at Peter Martin Wege Theatre 341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Mich. Meet the finalists

  • A visit to Bronner’s, the world’s largest Christmas store

    Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland 25 Christmas Ln, Frankenmuth, MI FOX 17’s Jackie Green took a one-tank trip to Frankenmuth to tour the world’s largest Christmas store.

  • Pippin performs at Devos Performance Hall

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Pippin takes the stage at Devos Performance Hall this weekend. The show centered around a boy trying to find a life worth living is full of high energy and toe tapping tunes.

  • What does it take to be on the Grand Rapids Drive dance team?

    Grand Rapids Drive Dance Team Facebook page

  • Spooky houses and fun costumes

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.- Halloween is one day a way so we decided to head back out to Comstock Park to our favorite Halloween, trick or treat destination. The Dunahee Family takes Halloween very seriously and makes sure their yard is ready for the over 500 trick or treaters they get each year. We took a look at the house as well as had some fun with a young trick or treater named Cade.

  • Pietro’s hosts murder mystery dinners

    Murder Mystery Dinners at Pietro’s Italian Restaurant 2780 Birchcrest SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 616-452-3228 Themed murder mysteries will entertain you on Oct. 30, Oct. 31, Nov. 1, Nov. 6, Nov. 21, and Nov. 22

  • Sleepy Hollow gives audience a spooky, family friendly, good time

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — We all know the classic Washington Irving tale of the Headless Horseman in Sleepy Hollow. The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre is performing the tale with a fun musical twist. This family friendly musical runs through Halloween and is sure to be a spooky good time. Fun for all ages the music is catchy with a pop rock sound and the characters are just as fun. Set in modern day three young trick or treaters find themselves […]

  • Food drive aims to ‘Feed Our Furry Friends’ at Humane Society of W. Michigan

    Humane Society of West Michigan Feed Our Furry Friends Food Drive The next time you’re food shopping for your humans, buy an extra item or two for your furry friends at the Humane Society of West Michigan. You can drop off your donations through Saturday, October 31, at any Family Fare, D & W, or Forest Hills Foods store.

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