Kris Jensen

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Kris Jensen
High Desert Stars
Wilde Bunch

Received 10 Year Medallion at Make Magic in 2001
Received 20 Year Medallion at Gone With The Windmill in 2011
Received 25 Year Medallion at Swing Me in St. Louis in 2015

Received the Golden Boot Award from Carol Van Camp in 1997 and passed it on to Mike Staples and Ric Gonzalez in 1998


From the Program Book of the 15th IAGSDC Convention, held in Portland, OR in 1998:
Kris started square dancing in 1990 (dragged to classes by her new sweetie, Turtle-Bear) and calling in 1991. Bill Eyler provided information, inspiratlon and invaluable mentoring, and the Wilde Bunch provided support and mike time. Kris currently calls Basic through C-2 weekly, and has called for several fly-ins. She's president of the New Mexico Central District Callers Association and editor of the GCA's quarterly newsletter. Turtle-Bear 1s now Kris's life partner; they celebrated their 8th aniversary this year. In her non-square dancing life (is there such a thing?), Kris co-owns a software development company.

Golden Boot Award

In 1997, Carol Van Camp presented Kris with the Golden Boot Award.
In 1998, Kris presented the award to Mike Staples and Ric Gonzalez.