Tualatin teen dances to Glasgow

Pamplin Media, Thursday, September 12, 2013, By Saundra Soreson

Taylor-Dixon has long admired Amelia’s work ethic, which allows her to practice ballet about 20 hours a week on average while dancing for the pre-professional Northwest Dance Theatre — all while maintaining a grueling course load. While Amelia is homeschooled under the supervision of her mother, a former NASA researcher, she takes high-level math and science courses at Portland Community College. And she enjoys a few extracurricular activities through the Village Home Education Resource Center in Beaverton, participating in a Model United Nations program and a decorated mock trial team.

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