Rachel Pruitt is a lifelong native of Dahlonega and comes from a family of goldminers. She is a graduate of Lumpkin County High School, and currently serves as Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner. This is her second year of participating with Dancing with North Georgia Stars, receiving the second runner-up Mirror Ball trophy and the second runner-up People’s Choice award. Rachel is grateful she can donate her time to help the children of our community. She married to Randy Pruitt, Lumpkin County Chief Magistrate Judge, and together they have five children and eight grandchildren. She loves to read, travel, spend time with her grandchildren and really enjoys life.
Jonathan Whitmire is a student at the University of North Georgia studying Music. He has been a competitive swimmer for 13 years. Jonathan enjoys swimming, painting, and being brother to his 13 siblings. He has been dancing for about 20 years and is very grateful for this opportunity to help this Community.