Category: America Needs Cheerleaders

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

Lending a Helping Hand

Imagine this. You’re finally on your way to the National High School Cheerleading Championship, full of excitement and nerves. As you board and step off each flight, the emotions only build. Once you arrive in Orlando, you sprint to baggage claim, but your bag is nowhere to be found. This nightmare turned into a random act of kindness with the help of another squad and a group of Varsity Spirit employees. DAR High School cheer coach, Kailee Stephens says the story began when an athlete, Mackenzie Pitt, was instructed to check her carry-on, packed with every cheerleader’s most important accessory: ... Read more