LAUREN MORTON, a seventeen year old from Brookfield, Wisconsin. Next year, Lauren will be a freshman at Purdue University, majoring in Communication. She has been dancing with Trinity for 13 years and has achieved a silver medal at the World Championships on a team, danced at the Worlds as a solo competitor, performed on the Martha Stewart Show, the Today Show, and the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. Additionally. Lauren has performed in Ireland, Scotland, France, and Spain. She is most looking forward to being able to experience the Japanese culture and to perform almost every night while in Japan.