Dessie was a Laker Girl herself while enrolled as a student at Lake Land College. She has been an Assistant Coach for Cheerleading along with her mother for many years. Dessie brings the choreography to the group. She is currently a 911 Dispatcher for Coles County and also works part time for Lake Land College's IDOT QC/QA. She has a 10 year old son, Austin, who is the love of her life. . She enjoys the sport of Cheerleading and has been choreographing many routines for area groups for many years.