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Official mission statement

 

Our mission is to continually engage with our fans and guests embodying the world class values and aspirations of the organization.

STRATEGIES:

  • To create a welcoming, fun and energetic atmosphere at our games, and in the community, by providing inspiration, enthusiasm and spirit for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • To exemplify a positive attitude, wholesome quality, healthy lifestyle, strong work ethic, commitment and determination.
  • To connect with the community, as ambassadors dedicated to supporting the team's outreach and charitable initiatives.

Get to know the 2018-19 squad!

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

A stand-up comedian, I love making people laugh! 

What is your favorite thing about hockey?

 I love the traditions. Whether it's lucky jerseys, playoff beards, or not touching the Stanley Cup! The players and us fans tend to be a superstitious bunch and that in and of itself is a tradition of the game. 

What would be your personal motto?

I aspire to be a giver. A giver of love, a giver of good vibes and a giver of strength.

What are some causes you care about?

It can be tough growing up in today's world. I hope to inspire and teach the youth in our community to always have confidence and be kind to themselves and others. I love programs such as Girls on the Run and Boys and Girls club of Tampa that help kids conquer all aspects of their life!

Where did you go to school? What did you major in?

I received my certification in personal training through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

 

 

What's your favorite book?

My favorite book is the Great Gatsby. 

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization? 

What I love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization is being a role model for so many young girls who look up to the Lightning Girls. 

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why? 

If I could have any job, I would be a makeup artist / hair stylist for a big movie set, for example, The Walking Dead.

How do you want people to remember you?

I want people to remember me as dedicated and a hard worker. 

What would be your personal motto?

Life is tough, but so are you. 

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

 I'd love to be a performer on Broadway! I love to dance, sing and act, and I've been performing in theater productions since I was 8!

What would be your personal motto?

"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

What are you happiest doing, when you're not working?

 I love to be outside! Going to the beach is one of my favorite ways to spend the day, or if I'm home in Maryland I'll go to the mountains and go snowboarding.

Where did you go to school? What did you major in?

I went to the University of Maryland. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism with concentration in Government and Politics and Public Affairs.

What are your career goals in 5-10 years?

I love my job with iHeartMedia, in 5-10 years I'd like to continue to grow within the company and maybe even host my own show!

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

If I could have any career, I would love to be a wedding planner. Having the ability to give a bride and groom the best day of their life is something I would truly cherish.

How do you want people to remember you?

I want people to remember me as the person that would do anything to make others smile.

What would be your personal motto?

"She believed she could, so she did." R.S. Grey

What are some causes you care about?

One cause I care about a lot is The Joyful Heart Foundation. This foundation is all about transforming societies response to abuse. This foundation empowers people and lifts them up to bring light back into their lives and let the healing begin.

What is your current occupation?

As of right now I am not only working as a Lightning Girl I work part time as a physical therapy tech at a Chiropractic office.

What's the #1 thing on your bucket list? 

I would love to travel to Tokyo because I would really like to visit Tokyo Disney! 

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization? 

You can really see the city of Tampa come together as one during a Lightning game.

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why? 

I would love to be a special effects makeup artist for big Hollywood movies.

What would be your personal motto?

 Treat people the way you want to be treated.

What are some causes you care about?

 Cabernet Haiti missions. It's an orphanage in Haiti, I try to go visit every year it holds a special place in my heart.

What's the #1 thing on your bucket list?

I would like to go to Guatemala through my church and help feed the children and further spread God's word!

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization?

The interaction with the best fans in the NHL and all of the community work we choose to do!

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why? 

A flight attendant because they get to travel the world!

How do you want people to remember you?

I would like to be remembered as kind, passionate and one to help others.

What is your current occupation?

I am currently working for Publix as well as Tampa Bay Lightning.

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization? 

I love how much the organization takes care of their employees and is so passionate about guest experience. 

What is your favorite thing about hockey? 

The kids!! I love the looks on their faces when we walk up to them to say hello and take pictures!

What would be your personal motto?

You can empower other people through a smile and a caring look. 

What are some causes you care about?

Keeping the arts alive in schools.

Where did you go to school? What did you major in?

I went to school at the University of The Arts in Philadelphia, PA. Major in modern dance performance and minored musical theatre.

What is your current occupation?

I am currently a performer at Walt Disney world making dreams come true every day!

What's your favorite book?

My favorite book right now is the Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization?

What I love about the Lightning organization is the dedication to a great fan experience and its involvement in the community. 

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

If I could have any job it be a choreographer because I love dance and love to teach! 

What's a fun fact about yourself? 

A fun fact about me is that I have two pet mini pigs!

What would be your personal motto?

My personal motto is "no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted" 

What's your favorite book?

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

I think it would be incredibly cool to be a member of a SWAT team!

What's a fun fact about yourself?

A fun fact about myself is I actually love to play video games. I have always enjoyed solving problems and doing puzzles as a kid, video games are just another way to challenge your mind to beat your opponent or whatever the challenge at hand is.

What are you happiest doing, when you're not working?

Playing golf! Whenever I have a spare afternoon, I love to find a course I haven't played yet and have at it!

What are some causes you care about?

I love to volunteer for the Children's Cancer Center in my spare time. I think it's incredible for an organization such as the CCC to donate so much time and money to families that are dealing with one of the hardest things you can go through.

What are your career goals in 5-10 years?

In 5-10 years, I hope to combine my experience working in interior design and my real estate license to start my own business!

What do you love most about being a part of the Lightning Organization?

The Lightning Organization is constantly giving back to the Tampa community and I love being a part of an organization that cares so much, not only about their employees, but also everyone who makes up the community. The fans are pretty awesome too!

What is one of your greatest accomplishments?

I was valedictorian of my high school graduating class.

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

I would love to be a senator and represent Florida in Washington, DC. I am passionate about this state and the people who live here. I want to represent the people of Florida and help assist the residents of this state with getting their voice heard.

What's a fun fact about yourself?

I'm a 3rd degree blackbelt in Taekwondo.

What are your career goals in 5-10 years?

In 5-10 years, I hope to have graduated from Law School and have started my political career.

What is one of your greatest accomplishments?

I trained intensely in ballet for many years with the goal of one day becoming a professional ballet dancer. At the end of my senior year of high school I was offered a position with a professional ballet company, which to this day is one of my greatest accomplishments.

If you could have any job that you wanted, what would it be and why?

 If I could have any job I would want to work as a surgeon. I have absolutely loved my experiences in the operating room and find surgery fascinating!

What are some causes you care about?

I chose the National Eating Disorder Association as my personal platform in the Miss America Organization and spent a great deal of time raising awareness about eating disorders. I am passionate about educating others due to having a close friend who suffered from this disorder.

Where did you go to school? What did you major in?

I am a senior in the College of Nursing at the University of South Florida.

What are your career goals in 5-10 years?

I plan on returning to graduate school to pursue a Doctorate in Nurse Anesthesia and ultimately work as a Nurse Anesthetist.

What's your favorite book?

My favorite book is "It", by Stephen King.

What is one of your greatest accomplishments?

My greatest accomplishment is becoming a Tampa Bay Lightning Girl! I'm also proud of placing in dance/cheer competitions as well as making Dean's List consecutive semesters.

What's a fun fact about yourself? 

A fun fact about me is that I absolutely love rollercoasters. The Sheikra at Busch Gardens is my favorite. There's no rollercoaster I wouldn't go on!

Where did you go to school? What did you major in?

I am current attending Pasco Hernando State College and I'm majoring in Human Resources Management.

What are your career goals in 5-10 years? 

My career goal is to be a human resource manager in an upbeat, positive and successful workplace!

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