Support Your Favorite Dancers

Ann Marie Raymond moved to Jacksonville at age 6 as a military child and graduated from Jacksonville High School. Ann is the Deputy Director of Programs at the Onslow County Partnership for Children where she has been part of the agency for the past 13 years. Ann enjoys spending time with her family and friends and pets, being on the water, and traveling. Ann is married to Mat Raymond III and they have a son Mat IV and daughter Emmie.

Chris Baile was born and raised in Jacksonville and attended White Oak High School. He is currently the Director of Tennis at The Country Club of the Crystal Coast in Pine Knoll Shores. Chris lives in Swansboro with his wife Heather and their two boys Christopher Jr. and Brody. Chris and Heather are expecting their third child this summer.

Claire Zawistowski (aka Mrs Z) is a newly retired music teacher here in Onslow County. Claire has spent most of her career at Jacksonville High School as the choral conductor and director of the annual spring musical. She is married to Steve and they have one daughter Lauren.

Deunta Williams grew up in Jacksonville and graduated from White Oak High School, and was a former college football All-American athlete from UNC. Deunta is now an author, a motivational speaker and a Youth Advocate. He enjoys coaching football and is an Assistant Coach for the Richlands Wildcats.

Eddie Rose has lived in Jacksonville for 65yrs and graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1968. He helps run the family business of Rose Brothers Furniture- which has been around since 1953. He is married to Julie and they have 3 sons and 2 granddaughters. Eddie enjoys fishing, golf and loves to travel.

Immanuel Israel is married to Angela and the proud father of Uriah, Jessica and Arielle and has been an active member in the Jacksonville community for over 30 years. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 42 years of service. Immanuel has been a part of the Dance Theatre of Jacksonville Family for 22 years. His daughters, Jessica and Arielle are former students of DTOJ and he has also performed in the production of The Nutcracker for the past seven years. Immanuel is also an active member of Infant of Prague Church and his pastimes are umpiring baseball, refereeing basketball and fishing.

Lisa Myers is a top producing realtor at Century 21 Champion. She is a mother of three boys and is married to Davidson Myers. When she is not selling real estate she enjoys reading, cooking, entertaining and traveling.

She graduated from East Carolina University and she has lived in Jacksonville since 1995. She is the daughter of a retired Sgt Major Joe Hough.

Lyndsey Carter is a Business Development Officer at First Bank. Lyndsey has 3 kids and is married to her high school sweetheart Matthew Carter. She loves DISNEY, hanging out with friends and family, and her church family at First Baptist Church. She loves music, building and finishing furniture, and volunteering to serve those in need. She is excited to be a part of Dancing Stars of Jacksonville this year!

Marty Thompson grew up in Richlands, NC . He played high school football for the Richlands Wildcats and he was All County and All Conference Football Offense Lineman for 2 years. Marty has taken over doing the BBQ cooking for Oakwood BBQ since his fathers passing in 2015. He is known as the King of BBQ!!! Marty is also employed with Jones Funeral Home of Jacksonville. He enjoys watching football, cycling and spending time with his family. Marty is married to Candy Brown Thompson and they have one daughter Ally.

Stephanie MoserStephanie Moser is an Assistant District Attorney working under the Honorable Ernie Lee. She is the daughter of Brenda Vega and grew up in Jacksonville. She attended Northside High School where she was in the first graduating class, was the first Drum Major for the Marching Monarchs, and was cast as the lead role in the school’s first musical, “Bye Bye Birdie.” Prior to that, she was very active in band and musicals while attending White Oak High School. Stephanie went on to march for Wake Forest University and attended Salem College. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University. When she is not working, Stephanie enjoys spending time with friends and family, dancing, and traveling, but above all, she absolutely loves karaoke.