Community Council for the Arts

Promoting the Arts:  Stars Dance for the Arts

January 20, 2018
Doors open 6:30 p.m.

WELCOME:  Our 6th Annual Stars Dance For The Arts  (SDFA) promises to be the best ever, wrapping up an exciting year celebrating the Art Center's 50th anniversary! Be ready for a star-studded, action-packed event hosted by Vickie Robinson and Wells Gulledge. Your 2018 SDFA event features superstar couples dancing their way into your hearts to generously raise funds for Kinston’s Community Council for the Arts. Each couple will perform an exciting and expertly choreographed dance for your entertainment in hopes of becoming the 2018 champions of Stars Dance For The Arts!

MEET TEAM 7 -- Stephanie Quinn & Tyler Potter

                                             Stephanie Quinn Morris
                                             Dance Training: “ZERO dance training!!!”

                                             Education and Work Experience: Stephanie graduated from Kinston High School and
                                             has a Bachelor of Science degree from East Carolina University in Business
                                             Administration. She holds North Carolina licenses in property, liability, life, accident,
                                             health and Medicare supplement insurance and is czarina of Distillery Experiences
                                             Social House Vodka.

                                             Background & Interests: Stephanie lived in Beverly Hills, California, where she was a
talent agent representing actors for television and film. Her favorite travel destination is The Ocean Club, Nassau, Bahamas. She enjoys boot camp, Bible study, fishing in Big Rock and drinking martinis. Stephanie currently serves on the Board of Directors of Camp Albemarle, in Newport, North Carolina, and was a former Governor Appointee to the Tryon Palace Commission, in New Bern. She served on the Board of Directors for the Dunes Club, in Atlantic Beach, and the Craven Arts Council and Gallery. She also served on New Bern’s First Presbyterian Church Outreach Commission, Mothers' Committee, Friends of the Fine Arts and Patriot Club at Arendell Parrott Academy. Some interesting things to know about Stephanie include: she was Miss Kinston Lenoir County 1990; she worked Walt Disney World College Program Summer; she was a physician recruitment coordinator at Lenoir Memorial Hospital for ten years; and she is the winner of American Idol at Walt Disney World in 2009, “ I AM A SINGER, NOT A DANCER!!!” Stephanie says, to date, “My greatest accomplishment is raising two extraordinary young women.”

Family: Stephanie has two daughters at Arendell Parrott Academy: Isabel, a senior, and Anna, a sophomore. Stephanie’s parents, Owen and Julia Quinn, reside in Kinston and are retired from Nationwide insurance.

What does Stephanie like about Lenoir Country? “The people and the vodka!”

What is Stephanie looking forward to by participating in this event? “I would love to learn to dance and meet new people.”

Tyler Potter


TEAM 7
Stephanie Quinn Morris &
 Tyler Potter

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