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Patty Tackett - Owner

Patty Tackett is the owner of Dance City Studio, which she founded in 1999. She recieved her Bachelors from the University of Central Arkansas. Patty studied dance under the late Glen Irby of Conway and later taught for Irby studios. She took dance at Kansas University and classes under Gus Giordano. She is a member of the National Association of Schools of Dance, Women’s Chamber of Commerce, Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, Lifetime Member of Junior Auxiliary and an Arkansas Delegate for National Dance Week. Patty also serves as the Miss Arkansas Outstanding Teen Choreographer, where she was named Volunteer of the Year in 2013. Additionally, she serves as the Miss Arkansas Pageant Princess Director and Choreographer. Recognized as the 2008 "Woman of the Year" for the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Spa City Business Owner of the Year 2008. She and her husband David Tackett have been married since 1977 and they have 3 children, Bryan, Chris and Courtney and one grandchild, Elaine.