Team Five – Paula and Thomas

Through your tax-deductible contribution to Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre, you enable the theatre, a 501(c)(3) organization, to continue its mission – to encourage and foster the development of confidence, poise, discipline, and positive self expression in its students through the proper and traditional instruction of the art of dance.  Your donations make our work possible, and we are grateful for your continued support.

Dr. Paula McVicker has been an educator with Marietta City Schools for the past 16 years and currently serves as the Assistant Principal for Curriculum at Marietta High School. She also serves part time as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Inclusive Education at Kennesaw State University. McVicker holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lee University, Master of Arts from University of Tennessee, and Educational Specialist and Doctorate of Education from The University of Alabama. She is the busy mother of four amazing children: Jordan Stone, a 2012 graduate of Marietta High School; Luke Stone, sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University; Brooklyn McVicker, student at Marietta Sixth Grade Academy; and Payson McVicker, student at AL Burruss. McVicker enjoys a good book, a good laugh, running, and any other physical activity that helps her maintain health and sanity with an extremely busy lifestyle. She is honored to be a part of this opportunity to support the GMDT.

Thomas Sherrer is a proud product of Marietta, Georgia. Born at Kennestone Hospital he attended K-12 in the Marietta City School System. After high school graduation he attended the University of Georgia, where he received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance. He furthered his studies by attending Mercer University College of Pharmacy in Atlanta, graduating with a Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2015. He returned to the place he has always called home to join his family’s pharmacy, Poole’s Pharmacy. He is an active member at the First United Methodist Church of Marietta and mentors children at his elementary alma mater, Hickory Hills. He is currently in the Leadership Cobb class of 2018, is an active member in the Marietta Rotary club, and is an advocate for his profession on both the state and national levels. Thomas loves the opportunity to give back to the community that was a major part of his development, and he has loved to dance from an early age. What better way to support his community than to show off his dancing skills and raise money for Georgia Metro Dance Theater?