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McAlester’s Alyson Dusenberry – Pom Spotlight – Presented by Compassion Home Care

Alyson Dusenberry epitomizes the spirit of excellence and dedication as a distinguished member of the McAlester High School Pom team. In her senior year, Alyson’s journey as a pom dancer has been nothing short of extraordinary, culminating in the team’s remarkable 4th place finish at Nationals.

For Alyson, the desire to accomplish her dreams fuels her every step, propelling her towards greatness both on and off the dance floor. Her unwavering commitment to excellence mirrors the resilience and determination that define her character.

Alyson attributes much of her growth to her coaches, whom she deeply admires. “My biggest influences are my coaches,” she affirmed. “They dedicate so much time and effort to help us grow not only as dancers but as individuals.”

Reflecting on her academic journey, Alyson credits Mrs. Ammy Perry for her transformative impact. “Mrs. Perry’s teachings at KTC have fueled my passion for nursing,” she acknowledged, expressing gratitude for the guidance that has brought her closer to her career aspirations.

Success in pom demands relentless dedication, and Alyson’s commitment is unwavering. “Practicing before the sunrises, dancing almost every day after school and being a committed team member are essential,” she emphasized, highlighting the sacrifices required for excellence.

Among her fondest memories, Alyson cherishes the team’s achievement in reaching the finals at UDA Nationals. “It was a moment of immense pride and accomplishment,” she recalled, reminiscing about the collective effort that propelled McAlester Pom to national recognition.

In the competitive arena, Alyson draws inspiration from facing formidable rivals like Edison and Woodward. “Their rivalry fuels our drive for excellence,” she said, underscoring the competitive spirit that pushes McAlester Pom to new heights.

Within the team, Alyson finds strength in unity. “We push each other to be the best dancers and teammates,” she said.

Looking ahead, Alyson is poised for a bright future. “I plan to attend cosmetology school and pursue nursing at UCO,” she revealed, embracing new challenges with unwavering determination.

As Alyson prepares to bid farewell to McAlester High School, her legacy as a dedicated pom dancer will endure. Her journey exemplifies the spirit of perseverance, passion, and resilience, leaving a mark on the McAlester Pom program for years to come.

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