Athlete of the Week: Natalie Berrena-Barr

Natalie Berrena-Barr

Name: Natalie Berrena-Barr

Sport: Dance

Grade: 11


She received first place out of 40 on her first solo dance. Not only that, but Berrena-Barr was invited to participate in a dance Olympics in Germany. She has also received invitations to join national dance teams and participate in national conventions. Along with those honors, the talented junior has achieved a number of platinum awards for her performances. Platinum is the highest award in dance. All in all, Berrena-Barr is one spectacular dancer.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Natalie Berrena-Barr:  “I always loved tap and pointe dancers so I wanted to be one”

EE: What other sports do you play?

NB: “I don’t play any other sports”

EE: Favorite sports team?

NB: “I don’t have one”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

NB: “Micahel Dameski”

EE: Favorite Food?

NB: “Spaghetti”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

NB: “I get to express myself and put emotion into my dances”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

NB: “Winning awards and knowing I did the best I could”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

NB: “Making my dance teachers proud and hopefully being a role model to younger dancers”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

NB: “If what you are doing makes you happy, keep doing it!”

EE: What are your future goals?

NB: “To go further into Dance”