Rockdale cheerleaders attend camp at Huntsville
RHS varsity cheerleaders for 2012-13 are (front row, l-r) Emily McCoy, Deja Gibbons, Madison Reynolds, Morgan Fischer, Kalli Hicks, Kelsey Hornung, (back row) Alyssa Wallis, Amanda Boyd, Jacey Jerman, Emily Gerlock, Morgan Laughlin, Haley Wright. Rockdale High School’s varsity and junior varsity cheerleading squads attended NCA Cheerleading Camp June 16-20 at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.
After four days of performing and competing, both teams received Spirit Sticks honoring their exceptional spirit, positive energy and teamwork.
In addition, the JV and Varsity squads were both awarded several superior ratings during team evaluations. Both squads also received a bid to the NCA National Competition based on the skills that they demonstrated throughout the week.
The varsity team received a Herkie Team Award, which is awarded to a squad that shows true team spirit, unity and leadership throughout camp.
RHS junior varsity cheerleaders for 2012-13 are (front row, l-r) Dakota Eubanks, Jasia Rubin, FeAsia Henderson, Janae Crawford, T’Keyah Sandles, (back row) Ashton Betchan, Kyla Pendleton, Joli Carpenter, Madison Sieber, De’Jhoria Davis, Makayla Ramirez, Zy’Kayra Hurd. Ten RHS cheerleaders were nominated to compete for NCA All-American. This nomination was based on the personal skills performed during camp.
There were seven varsity members nominated: Morgan Laughlin, Haley Wright, Emily McCoy, Morgan Fischer, Amanda Boyd, Deja Gibbons and Jacey Jerman, along with three JV members: Jasia Rubin, T’Keyah Sandles and Janae Crawford.