Category: America Needs Cheerleaders

3 Cheers for Alma High School

At Alma High School, cheerleading means more than just performing new stunts and dances on Friday nights. Cheerleading means giving back, inspiring the next generation and using spirit to make an impact. Every year, the Alma cheerleaders host three free cheer clinics to mentor young children and serve as a positive influence in their lives. Stepping Stones to Success: The first clinic is held at Stepping Stone, which is a pre-school for special needs students who are still working on typical development. Every year for their “Sports Week” the Alma cheerleaders organize a pep rally and cheer clinic for the ... Read more

Wishes Come True

This year Rock Canyon High School, of Highlands Ranch, Co. is celebrating 10 years of granting wishes in partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The RCHS cheerleaders and their peers have raised over $570,000 and have granted 76 wishes for children across Colorado. Combining fundraising and school traditions, Wish Week was created as a time for the students to come together to show their school spirit and raise money for a great cause. During this week the entire community joins the efforts to raise funds to grant a “wish” for a child diagnosed with critical illnesses. The RCHS cheerleaders kick off ... Read more

Go Be Great!

NCA All-Star Nationals is one of the most prestigious all star cheerleading competitions in the world. Apart from the banners and jackets, this year NCA gave one award that meant more than the rest. The Go Be Great Award is given to a program that goes above and beyond the call of cheerleading to make the world a better place. After winning their first NCA and Worlds titles last season, you would think Cheer Express must spend all of their time in the gym. However, there is a bigger goal for this gym than winning a trophy— the time and ... Read more