Category: America Needs Cheerleaders

Community Service- A Way of Life

For Episcopal High School, community service is not just one day a year or one football game – these cheerleaders spend their entire year supporting multiple organizations and integrating servant leadership into everything they do. Let’s take a look at some of the incredible ways this Texas team supports local organizations throughout the year. In the fall, the Episcopal cheerleaders hosted games and eagerly got involved in multiple community events. During football season, EHS hosts a “Be our Hero Turn it Gold” game to bring awareness to childhood cancer and a “Pink Ribbon Night”, where they raised over $7,000 for a ... Read more

Forney Feeding their Community

When they are not practicing their show-stopping Spirit Program routine for NCA High School Nationals, Forney High School is making a difference in their community by volunteering at a local homeless shelter. This November, the Jackrabbit cheer team fed over 120 people while creating relationships with those who are living in poverty. Along with providing a meal and taking time to hear stories, the FHS cheerleaders passed out “blessing bags” which included essentials like hats, gloves, blankets, first-aid kits, rain ponchos, toiletry products and more. Head coach Angela Lawrence stated, “We have learned some valuable lessons and this will become ... Read more

Senior Spirit

The High Point Rah-Rahs are not your typical cheerleading squad.  The 14-member team from North Carolina is a senior citizen cheerleading squad made up of cheerleaders ages 66-81 years old. The team hsd made multiple appearances to perform as well as compete in the State Senior Games in Raleigh, NC. “I don’t know if we’re unicorns or what, but people want to see us do things. I think it’s a little unique that grandmas are out there rocking it, but we try to bring it,” said head cheerleader Debbie Allison. The Rah-Rahs share spirit and cheer to highlight life as ... Read more