St. Mary’s Catholic School Varsity Cheer Squad attended the Universal Cheer Association Camp at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Texas. The four day camp focused on crowd leading, skills training, leadership and team bonding. The thirteen member squad took the top three awards at the Final Day Competition, earned both Gold and Blue ribbons for squad evaluations, had four squad members chosen as UCA All-Americans and two squad members who received Pin It forward awards. The awards were as follows:
1st Place Camp Dance Routine
2nd Place Cheer
Gameday Camp Champs
Overall Superior Gold Ribbon, Camp Dance
Superior Blue Ribbon
Big Banana Spirit Award
2 Pin it Forward Leadership Awards: Caroline Godfrey and Sophia Hogg
In addition, four team members were named UCA All American Cheerleaders. The cheerleaders that receive this honor are invited to perform at special events across the country. Seniors receiving this honor were Caroline Godfrey and Anna Peluso. Juniors awarded this designation were Gabby Godfrey and Sophia Hogg.
The squad is coached by Barbara Jackson, Charlie Gandy and Ashley Methvin.
Pictured below are (Front row, left to right): Co-Captains Caroline Godfrey and Anna Peluso. Back row: Coach Barbara Jackson, Addison Price, Ella Hardee, Jillian Coleman, Ainsley Armstrong, Sophia Hogg, Gabby Godfrey, Baylea Johnson, Destanee Stewart, Georgia Kate Philen, Jaycie Creamer, Kylie Bennett and Coach Charlie Gandy.