Former Highlander joins NBA dance team

The Woodlands' Kara Robinson recently signed her second season contract with the NBAé­s Oklahoma City Thunder to dance as a Thunder Girl.
The Woodlands’ Kara Robinson recently signed her second season contract with the NBAé­s Oklahoma City Thunder to dance as a Thunder Girl.

As recent Woodlands High graduates prepare to start their college careers, one former High Stepper has turned an extracurricular activity into her dream job.

Kara Robinson started competitive dancing as a fifth grader at Mitchell Intermediate in The Woodlands. She kept dancing all the way through high school, when as a senior at The Woodlands High School she became captain of The Woodlands High Steppers.

After graduating, she took her dance skills on the road, attending college with acclaimed dance teams. She danced with the Kilgore College Rangerettes, the first women’s precision drill team in the country, and, a few years later, danced for the Dallas Cowboys for three years. click here for complete story