Chief Mark Strong & Jessica Hettinger

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Chief Mark Strong

Chief Strong is a Logansport Native and he has been in the fire serve for 22 years and with the Logansport Fire Department for almost 18 years.  He is a member of the Life Christian Church, Logansport Firefighters Local 470 (former President), Logansport Moose Lodge #232, Board Member of the Cass County Denzel Carousel, EMA Advisory Council, and the Cass County Central Dispatch Advisory Board,.

Chief Strong enjoyes gardening/landscaping, travel and antiques.  He is the proud father of 2 children and 5 grandchildren.

Chief Strong is looking forward to leaning how to dance without stepping on some toes!!

Jessica Hettinger



 Jessica is more than excited to return to the Dancing with Our Stars stage for the third time.  She grew up in gymnastics and cheerleading only to discover her love of dance in high school.  Her senior year on the Logansport High School dance team her talented group of young women won two state dance competitions in their division.  (Jazz and Pom)  Dancing is a passion and joy that never ends and she hopes others see that passion bubble over while her and partner Chief Mark Strong dance for their second time.