The Newport High School and Jr. High School Cheerleaders participated in annual Cheer Camp Monday, July 9th through Wednesday, July 11th. Throughout the three day camp, these athletes learned a wide-variety of material, participated in multiple classes, heightened individual and team skills, participated in two team evaluations, and participated in All-American Cheer Tryouts.
Seven of the twelve Varsity Cheerleaders were nominated for All-American Tryouts. These included Amber Cockrell, Sydney Davis, Jhataria Lanfair, Haili Lemons, Jessa Long, Madalyn Smith, and Jillian Turner. Amber Cockrell, Sydney Davis, Jhataria Lanfair, Haili Lemons, and Jessa Long received the honor.
The team overall awards included five All-American Cheerleaders, four blue (superior) ribbons, the Stunt S.A.F.E. Award, the Herkie Award, the Technical Excellence Award for Stunts, and a bid to Nationals.
Congratulations to the Newport Varsity Cheerleaders on a great week! Pictured are (back) Jillian Turner, Lynsey Marlar, Jessica Allen, Loren Ratton, Madalyn Smith, (front) Lexi Bradley, Haili Lemons, Amber Cockrell, Sydney Davis, Jessa Long, and Jhataria Lanfair.