GHS cheerleaders return from camp with awards

Published: Thursday, October 23, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, October 23, 2003 at 12:45 a.m.

Gainesville High School varsity and JV football cheerleaders recently attended UCA camp at Embry Riddle College in Daytona Beach. Both squads came home with trophies and ribbons.

The varsity squad came home with a second-place and third-place trophy, three superior ribbons and the "Leadership Award," voted on by the other cheerleading squads.

The junior varsity squad came home with all first-place trophies and three superior ribbons.

There were about 300 cheerleaders from around the state of Florida attending.

The varsity squad coach/sponsor is Peggy Meaders. The junior varsity squad coaches are Beverly Perry and Marissa Colvert. Meaders also is the junior varsity sponsor.

Varsity squad members, as shown in accompanying photo, are, back, Brooke Stanley, Amanda Van Winkle, Angel Butler, lshenda Smith, Shannon Ptacek, Cierra Gordon, Brittany Williams; middle row, Lauren Harris, Amanda Goodwin, Whitney McCoy, Emily Newstandt, Juliana Ku, Jessica Cochran; front, Lisa Swan, Tiffani Whitehead, Tameka Holsey, Ashley Smith, Kristin Sperring, Kaleigh Bush and, not shown, Anne Boone.

Junior varsity squad members shown in accompanying photo are, back, Kim Goughnourm Jasmyn Sewell, Megan Stanley, Christina Lloyd, LaTorria Mosely, Jocelyn Weston, Eryka Rollins, Kendra Jenkins, Katie Ledbetter; middle row, Lanedra Graham, Alayna Alford, Kimberly Gunter, Katisha Gordon, Tikara Davis, Quenisha Johnson, Taviah Davis, Brittany Thompson; front, Tamla Gunn, Ashley Buffington, Chelsie Smith, Danielle Rowe, Jade Tolbert, Jessica Castro.

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