Shannon-Milan Lambert (Milan) is a 15-year-old sophomore at Teaneck High School & Bergen County Technical High School in a duel share program. She is an ‘A’ student studying cosmetology and hopes to attend college to work towards a degree in the field of law enforcement.
Milan began dancing ballet at the age of two and has also been trained in Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, African, Tap, Latin and Hip Hop. She has been a member of several local dance companies including The Alison Owusu Experience, Teaneck Terpsichoreans, Passion Flux Dance and the Elmwood Park Dance Team and also helps in mentoring younger dance students. Through these dance groups, she has been able to perform at several venues including the 2021 U. S. Presidential Inauguration, Philadelphia Youth Festival (2019), The Apollo Theater for Bill and Hillary Clinton (2007) and others.
Milan participates in the NAACP ACT-SO program in Bergen County where she won two bronze medals last year. She has also won the ‘Shield of Excellence’ award and numerous dance awards.