Category: America Needs Cheerleaders

Giving Thanks

Two hundred veterans gathered in E.E. Delaney Stadium on Monday, November 13, 2017.  Greeted by the St. Paul’s cheerleaders, each veteran receive an individualized piece of mail and enjoyed breakfast with one another. The cheerleaders mingled with each of the families to show the thanks they have towards the veterans. “It was truly an honor to be able to take time from our busy schedules to say thank you, in such a minor way, to the people who have served our country,” said cheer coach Jody Wade. Each student at St. Paul’s is encouraged to invite any veteran they know. ... Read more

Act of Kindness

The Nemaha Central High School cheer squad knows that America Needs Cheerleaders, both on and off the field. In a football game between Nemaha Central and Pleasant Ridge High School, a Pleasant Ridge player, Glynn Smith, was injured during the game and taken to the hospital. Following the game, Andy Metsker, Principal of Pleasant Ridge High School, headed to the hospital with head football coach Pat McCollim to check on the injured player. Shortly after the pair arrived, the entire cheer team from Nemaha Central paid a visit to the hospital to check on Smith. Along with them, the cheerleaders ... Read more

Cheer Squad Makes Dream Come True Copy

The Clover Hill High School cheer squad helped make a girl’s dream come true. Sam Dillard has had a long health-related journey throughout her 12 years. In addition to being confined to a wheelchair, the Providence Middle School student has also lost her vision. Last month, at the Clover Hill vs. Cosby High School JV football game, Sam heard the cheerleaders on the sidelines and asked her mom to take her closer to the action. “She has always wanted to be a cheerleader,” her mother, Dorine, said. “Sam loves music, people, singing, and school. She heard the cheering from the ... Read more