Cheerleading | New York Post
Morgyn Arnold, the team’s 14-year-old manager, was “devastated” when she was left out of the cheer squad photo in Shoreline Junior High School’s 2020-21 yearbook, KSTU reported.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the so-called “cursing cheerleader” lawsuit on Wednesday — a First Amendment case that could impact public schools across the country. The case…
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A Pennsylvania high school cheerleader targeted by a mom who allegedly conspired to get her daughter’s rivals kicked off the squad with “deep fake” videos said she broke down in.
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US College Cheerleading Programs By State | Fierce BoardAlabama
Auburn University (public) – Non-competitive
Official Athletic Site
Birmingham-Southern College (private) – D3 Coed
Official Athletic Site
Faulkner University (private) – D3 Coed
Official Athletic Site
Huntingdon College (private) – D3 All Girl
Official Athletic Site
Samford University (private) – D1 All Girl
Official Athletic Site
Shelton State Community College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Official Athletic Site
University of Alabama (public) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Official Athletic Site
University of Alabama at Birmingham (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Official Athletic Site
Wallace State College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Arizona State University Competitive Team (public) – D1 Coed
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Grand Canyon University (private) – D2 Coed
Northern Arizona University (public) – D1 Coed
Scottsdale Community College (public)- Can be enrolled in ANY Maricopa CC to participate
SCC Athletics – SCC Cheer
University of Arizona (public) – D1A Coed
Hendrix College (private) – D3
John Brown University (private) – D1
Ouachita Baptist University (private) – D2
University of Arkansas (public) – D1
University of Central Arkansas (public) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Williams Baptist College (private) – D3
Azusa Pacific University (private) – D2 All Girl, Competitive (NCATA)
California Baptist University (private) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
California Polytechnic State University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive (STUNT)
California State University, Fresno (public)
California State University, Long Beach (public)
California State University, Northridge (public)
California State University, Sacramento (public)
Fullerton Community College (public, community)
Glendale Community College (public, community) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Long Beach City College (public, community)
Mount San Antonio College (public, community)
Orange Coast College (public, community)
Riverside City College (public, community) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Sacramento State University (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
San Diego State University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
San Jose State University (public)
Sierra College (public, community) – D2 All Girl, Competitive (STUNT)
Cheer Squad, Sierra College
Stanford University (private)
University of California, Davis (public)
University of California, Irvine (public)
University of California, San Diego (public)
University of California, Santa Barbara (Public) D1 All Girl and Coed, Competitive
UCSB Cheerleading | Welcome to the Official Homepage
Univserity of California, Santa Cruz (public)
University of Southern California (private)- Coed, Competitive
Adams State College (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive (STUNT) and Non-competitive
Colorado State University (public) – D1 All Girl and Coed, Competitive
United States Air Force Academy (military) – Coed, Competitive
goairforcefalcons. com – Air Force Academy Athletics Official Athletic Site
University of Colorado (public) – D1A Large Coed, D1A All Girl, Competitive
University of Northern Colorado (public) – D1 Intermediate Small Coed, Competitive
Central Connecticut State University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Fairfield University (private) – D1
Quinnipiac University (private) – D1 All Girl, Competitive (NCATA)
Sacred Heart University (private) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Southern Connecticut State University (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Yale University (private) – D1 Coed
University of Delaware (public) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Wilmington University (private) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Florida Atlantic University (public)-Coed, competitive (UCA)
Florida Gulf Coast University (public) -D1 Coed
Athletics – Cheerleading – Official Site of Florida Gulf Coast Athletics
Florida International University (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Florida State University (publiv) D1 Varsity Coed & All Girl, Competitive (UCA & STUNT)
Florida State University Official Athletic Site – Traditions
Stetson University (private) D1 Coed, Competitive (Cheer & STUNT)
Cheerleading/Stunt Team – Cheerleading News – Welcome to Stetson University
University of Central Florida (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive (UCA)
University of North Florida (public) D1 Coed, Competitive (NCA)
University of North Florida Athletics – Cheerleaders
University of South Florida (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive (UCA), Co-Ed Non-Competitive
USF Cheerleading – GoUSFBulls.comOfficial Athletics Web Site of the University of South Florida
Augusta University (Medical College of Georgia)- D2 All Girl & Small Co-Ed- Competitive & Gameday
Brewton-Parker College – Varsity, Competitive
Columbus State University (public) – D2 Coed and Small Coed, Competitive
Georgia College (public) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Georgia Southern University (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Georgia State University – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Georgia Tech – D1A Small Coed Competitive, All Girl/Coed Traditional
Link: Georgia Tech Cheerleading
Mercer University (private) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Kennesaw State University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Life University (private) – Small Coed, NAIA, Competitive [email protected]
University of Georgia (public) – D1A All Girl, Competitive
University of West Georgia (public) – D2 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Valdosta State University (public) – D2 Small Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Hawaii Pacific University (public) – D2 Coed and Small Coed, Competitive
University of Hawaii (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Boise State University (public) – D1 Coed and All Girl
Blackburn College (private) D3 All Girl, Non-Competitive
DePaul University (private) – D1 Competitive Cheerleading
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Illinois State University (public) D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Lewis University (private) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Lindenwood University Belleville (private) – NAIA Small Coed, Competitive
Northern Illinois University (public) – D1A Small Coed and Intermediate All Girl, Competitive
Official Athletic Site
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (public) – D1 Small Coed
Official Athletic Site
University of Illinois (public) – D1A All Girl, Competitive
Olivet Nazarene University (private) – NAIA, Large Coed, Competitive
Olivet Nazarene University :: Home
Indiana University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Purdue University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis- D1 Coed ,Noncompetitive
University of Southern Indiana (public) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Iowa State University (public) – All Girl D1A, Coed Intermediate, Competitive
Iowa Western Community College (public, community) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
University of Dubuque (private) – D3 Small Coed, Competitive
University of Dubuque Cheer and Stunt – (Dubuque, IA) – powered by LeagueLineup. com
Barton Community College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Butler Community College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Coffeyville Community College (public, community) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
McPherson College (private, four year) Sideline and NAIA Competitive Cheer
MidAmerica Nazarene University (private) – NAIA, D2 Coed and Small Coed, Competitive
University of Kansas (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Kansas Cheerleading
Wichita State University (public) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Morehead State University (public) – D1 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Official Site of Morehead State University Athletics
Northern Kentucky University (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
University of Louisville (public) – D1A Coed, Small Coed, and All Girl, Competitive
University of Kentucky (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Western Kentucky University (public) – D1A Coed, D1 All Girl, Competitive
Louisiana State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Maine (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Towson University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (public) – Coed, Non-Competitive
University of Maryland at College Park (public) – D1A Small Coed, Competitive
Assumption College (private) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Bridgewater State University (public) – D3 All Girl, D2 All Girl Intermediate, Competitive
Curry College (private) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Fitchburg State University (public) – D3 All Girl or D2 Coed, Competitive
Fitchburg State University Cheerleading
Framingham State University (public) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Northeastern University (private) = D1 All Girl, Competitive
University of Massachusetts Amherst (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (public) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Harvard University (private) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Eastern Michigan University (public) – D1 Coed and All Girl, Competitive and Non-Competitive
Davenport University (private) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Grand Valley State University (public) – D2 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
University of Michigan (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Bethel University (private) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
University of Minnesota (public) – D1A Coed, D1 All Girl, Competitive
Itawamba Community College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Mississippi State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Mississippi (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Avila University (private) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Avila University – 2016-17 Cheerleading
Lindenwood University (private) – D2 Large Coed, D2 All Girl, D2 Intermediate Small Coed, Competitive
Missouri Southern State University (public) – D2 Coed, Competitive
Missouri State University (public) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Missouri State Cheerleaders – Spirit Squads – Missouri State University
Northwest Missouri State University (public) – D2 Coed, Competitive
University of Missouri (public) – D1A Large Coed, D1A All Girl, Competitive
University of Missouri Kansas City (public) – D1 Small Coed Intermediate, Competitive
Cheer and Dance Squad – The Official Site of UMKC Kangaroo Athletics
Missouri Valley College (private) – NAIA Small Coed/Large Coed/STUNT, Competitive
Missouri Valley College
University of New Hampshire (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Drew University (private) – D3 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Montclair State University (public) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Ocean County College (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Ramapo College of NJ (public) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Richard Stockton College (public) – D3
Rutgers University (public) – D1 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
The College of New Jersey (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Elmira College (private) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Erie Community College (public, community) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Hofstra University (private) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
New York University (public) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Niagara University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Purchase College SUNY (public) – D3 All Girl
University at Albany (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
University of Rochester (private, club sport) – D3 Co-Ed, Competitive
University of Rochester Cheerleading | Facebook
SUNY Cortland (public)- D3 All Girl, Competitive
Appalachian State University (public) –
Cheerleading – Appalachian State Mountaineers | Official Athletics Site
Belmont Abbey College (private) – Coed, Competitive
Cheerleading :: AbbeyAthletics.com
Brevard College (private) – Coed
Cheerleading | BCtornados.com
Campbell University (private) – Coed
Catawba College (private) –
Cheerleading | Catawba College Athletics
Duke University (private) – Non-competitive
Duke Cheerleading – Duke University Blue Devils | Official Athletics Site – GoDuke.com
Eastern Carolina University (public)
Large Coed and All Girl
East Carolina Official Athletic Site – Traditions
ECU Club Cheer – Competitive
Elon University (private) – Coed and All Girl
Elon University – Spirit Squads
Greensboro College (private) –
Guilford College (private) –
Guilford Technical Community College (public) –
GTCC: Athletics: Cheerleading – Guilford Technical Community College
High Point University (private) – Coed, Competitive
High Point University – HPU Cheerleaders
Lees-McRae College (private) –
Lenior-Rhyne University (private) – Coed
L-R Cheerleading Announces Tryouts For The 2012-13 Season | LRBears. com
Methodist University (private) – Coed, Competitive
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (public) –
Homestead | Get a site, Get found. Get customers.
North Carolina Central University (public) – JV and Varsity All Girl
Cheerleading – NCCUEaglePride.com – Official Athletics Web Site of North Carolina Central University
North Carolina State University (public) – D1A Coed, Small Coed, and All Girl, Competitive
NC State University Official Athletic Site – Cheerleading
Shaw University (private) –
Shaw University Athletics
St. Augustine’s College (private) –
University of North Carolina at Asheville (public) –
Cheer and Dance Team – News – UNC Asheville Bulldogs Official Athletics Site
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (public) – Varsity Coed and JV Coed (Non-competitive), and All Girl (Competitive)
UNC Spirit Program | Wix.com
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (public) – Coed, Competitive
Official Site of Charlotte 49ers Cheerleading
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (public) – Small Coed, Competitive
UNCGSpartans. com : UNCG Cheerleading Squad
University of North Carolina at Pembroke (public) –
University of North Carolina at Wilmington (public) – Coed, Non-competitive
2011-12 UNCW CHEERLEADERS – UNCWsports.com
Wake Forest University (private) – Coed, Non-competitive
Wake Forest Official Athletic Site – Cheerleading
Wake Tech Community College (public) –
Western Carolina University (public) – Coed, Competitive
Western Carolina Official Athletic Site :: Cheerleading
Wingate University (private) –
Wingate University Athletics
Bowling Green State (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive, All Girl 1A, Competitive
Ohio State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
OhioStateBuckeyes.com – The Official Athletic site of The Ohio State University – Spirit Squad – OhioStateBuckeyes.com – The Official Athletic site of The Ohio State University
University of Akron (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Cincinnati (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Oklahoma State University (public) – D1A Coed and Small Coed, Competitive
Oral Roberts University – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
University of Central Oklahoma (public) – D2 Small Coed, Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Oregon State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Oregon (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive (NCATA)
University of Oregon Cheerleading – Official Website
Acrobatics & Tumbling – News – GoDucks. com – The University of Oregon Official Athletics Web Site
Drexel University (private) – D1 Coed, Competitive
Drexel Dragons – Drexel Cheerleading
Gannon University (private) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Gannon University Athletics
Kutztown University (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Penn State University (public) – Intermediate All Girl D1, Competitive
Pittsburgh State University (public) – D2 Coed, Competitive
Saint Joseph’s University (private)- D1 Intermediate All Girl D1, Competitive
SAINT JOSEPH’S OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE – On Campus
Slippery Rock University (public) – D2 Small Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Slippery Rock Cheerleading =
Temple University (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
University of Pittsburgh (public) – D1 All Girl, Competitive
Villanova University (private) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Widener University (private) – D3 All Girl, Competitive
Mercyhurst University (private)- D2 All Girl, Competitive
Coastal Carolina University (public) – D1 Small Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Clemson University (public) – D1A Small Coed and All Girl, Competitive
University of South Carolina (public) – D1A Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Belmont University (private) – D1 Coed, Competitive
East Tennessee State University (public) – D1 (Atlantic Sun Conference) All Girl
Fan Zone – Buc Spirit – Official Site of East Tennessee State Athletics
Middle Tennessee State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Southwest TN Community College-Junior, Competitive (regional comps only)
Southwest Tennessee Cheerleading
University of Memphis (public) – D1A Coed, D1 All Girl, Competitive
Memphis Tigers Official Athletic Site – Spirit
University of Tennessee (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (public) – D1 All Girl, D1 Coed
Cheerleading – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Official Athletics Site
Vanderbilt University (private) – D1 Coed
Vanderbilt Cheerleaders | Vanderbilt University | Vanderbilt University
Volunteer State Community College – Junior ,Noncompetitive
Angelo State University (public) – D2 All Girl, Competitive
Blinn College (public, community) – D2 Small Coed, Competitive
Navarro College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Sam Houston State University (public)-D1 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Southern Methodist University (private) – D1A Small Coed, Competitive
Stephen F. Austin State University (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Tarleton State University (public) – D2 Coed, Competitive
Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX (public) – D2, All-Girl, Competitive
Texas A&M University (public) – D1 All Girl Intermediate, STUNT, Competitive
Texas A&M Competition Squad
Texas Christian University (private) – D1A All Girl, Competitive
Texas State University (public) – D1 Coed and All Girl, Competitive
Texas Tech University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Trinity Valley Community College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
Tyler Junior College (public, community) – Junior College, Competitive
University of Texas at Arlington (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
University of Texas at El Paso (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
UTSA (public) – D1A Large Coed and All-Girl, Competitive (NCA)
Weatherford College (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Utah Valley University (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
George Mason University (public) – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
James Madison University – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Liberty University – D1 Small Coed, Competitive
Virginia Commonwealth University (public) – Intermediate All Girl D1, Competitive
Virginia Tech (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
University of Washington (public) – Non-competitive
Washington State University (public) – D1A Coed, Competitive
Washington State Cougars Official Athletic Site
Marshall University (public) – Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Alderson Broaddus University (private)- D2 Intermediate Coed, Competitive
Official ABU Athletic Site
Marquette University (private) – D1 Coed Non-competitive
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (public) – D1 Coed Non-competitive
Also gets to cheer for the Green Bay Packers (home games)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (public) – D1 Coed Non-competitive
Obsessed with Cheer? Here are the best spots for cheerleading in New York
If you were there for every demanding practice and heart-pounding moment of Netflix’s Cheer docu-series and you want to learn how to do some flips and chants yourself, New York City has a few groups where you can get your cheer on.
The show follows cheerleaders of Navarro College in Texas, who face injuries, personal sacrifice, setbacks and triumphs as they vie for the National Championship title. It’s a show you easily get sucked into, where before you know it, you’re fully invested in the lives of these athletes.
If you have cheerleading experience and want to join a team, Cheer New York and Gotham Cheer have programs you can try out for.
Cheer New York is an all-volunteer team that raises money for locally-based LGBTQ charities through its New York Spirit Fund. The team is often seen performing in the NYC Pride March.
The team accepts beginners as well, if you’re good at round-offs but not necessarily able to do handsprings or tumbling passes. It also encourages members of all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities and body shapes to join so that the team is as diverse as the city it reps.
You can learn more about tryouts at cheernewyork.org.
If you’re not into joining another team, you can meet up with other former cheerleaders via a Meetup Group. Strangers from New York City are looking for companionship on the mat.
But, if you need to try your hand at tumbling and build up your cheer arsenal, these gyms have you covered:
Chelsea Piers (Chelsea) – Head to the west side for beginner, intermediate and even advanced classes for adults. With classes year-round, the adult gymnastics class offers basic tumbling drills (rolls and handstands) and separates the beginners and the intermediate students. A single class is $32.
Aviator Sports (Floyd Bennett Field) – For every skill level, this class for teens and adults is a good way to try gymnastic moves or get tumbling again. Students are taught how to use the vault, the high bars, the rings, the foam pit and the trampolines as well as the fundamentals needed to work the floor. A single class is $18.
Sokol NY (Upper East Side) – Another one for all skill levels, this class is taught by Charles. “Chaz” Meabon, who is a National Cheerleading Champion and was a member of the Erie Flairs Mens Competitive team. He currently teaches two classes a week at the center. One class a week for a year is $600 or you can purchase five classes for $125.
Park City Gymnastics (North Flushing) – As a gymnastics and tumbling class for adults, there’s no expectation of expert skill here. Class times are determined on interest and can be taught in the evenings if need be. A single class is $40.
So if Cheer has you smitten, there are plenty of options to act on your obsession.
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The Pathos of “Cheer” and the Extraordinary Deceptions of Cheerleading
The title sequence in the first episode of “Cheer,” the new Netflix documentary series about a championship-gobbling cheerleading team at Navarro College, in Corsicana, Texas, is scored to “Welcome to My World,” a gentle ballad from the early sixties. As it plays, the camera, in slow motion, follows a series of “top girls,” the tiny, flexible cheerleaders who are catapulted and balanced in the air during stunts. One girl dives upside down, beaming, into a cradle of outstretched arms, then flings herself back upright into perfect stillness atop the shoulders of a girl who’s standing on another cheerleader’s shoulders. Another girl jumps into a basket—the foundation created when two cheerleaders lock their hands and wrists into a square—and soars twenty feet toward the ceiling, then does a back tuck in a pike position, executes two full twists, and falls into the waiting cradle as smoothly as a baseball finding a glove. At other points in the series, the cheerleaders wear mikes as they throw their stunts, and you can hear what it actually sounds like (something like a wordless bar fight) when bodies are thrown and caught with no protection beyond an intuited sense of physics and geometry and no padding except for muscle over bone. But, in slow motion, and set to music, these feats are so improbable that it can seem as though you’re watching the footage in reverse. In cheerleading, as in gymnastics, the upper difficulty level is being pushed higher at a thrilling and alarming rate. Much of what the Navarro cheerleaders do onscreen was barred from competition, if not physically impossible, when I was cheering at a Texas high school, in the early two-thousands. Greg Whiteley, the director of “Cheer,” who previously directed the college-football docuseries “Last Chance U,” has said that the Navarro cheerleaders are the toughest athletes he’s ever filmed.
There is a pathos, and an odd sort of magic, in élite competitive cheerleading that has something to do with its insularity. Instagram has connected the cheerleading community in a new way—Gabi Butler, a principal character on “Cheer” and an early social-media cheer star, has more than eight hundred thousand followers—but the outside world still mostly thinks of cheerleading as sideline entertainment. Its growth as a true competitive sport has been so widely ignored that, in order to watch the National Cheerleading Association’s championship, held every year in Daytona Beach, you must subscribe to an obscure streaming service. Navarro has won fourteen of the last twenty national championships; its members mainly compete against one another, vying for a position “on mat,” meaning that they’ll get to perform at Daytona. (Navarro has one real rival, the team at Trinity Valley Community College, which happens to be just down the road.) As you watch them cheer each other on in practice, you begin to see the team as an ouroboros of effort and encouragement: no one will ever support this team as much as this team supports itself. Although the Navarro cheerleaders are some of the best college athletes in the country, they are not, as of this writing, so much as mentioned on the Wikipedia page for Corsicana, a town of less than twenty-five thousand people south of Dallas that’s otherwise most notable for its fruitcake factory.
In six episodes, “Cheer” documents the lead-up to Daytona, and the series is a quick, compulsive watch, combining the savage thrill of watching an overdog dominate and the emotional pull of witnessing an underdog’s rise. Navarro’s longtime coach is Monica Aldama, a brisk fortysomething with highlighted hair, long-wear mascara, a Texas accent, and an M.B.A. She rules the program with a fearsomely controlled demeanor interrupted by flickers of maternal warmth. Her cheerleaders idolize her and talk about how she’s changed their lives; one former cheerleader, now a firefighter, tells the camera that he imagines Aldama’s disappointment whenever he’s late for work. A quiet, eager-to-please top girl named Morgan, who was once abandoned by her parents to live mostly alone in a trailer, looks at Aldama like a hopeful puppy, and gets emotional when she remembers how, at tryouts, Aldama remembered her name.
Like gymnastics coaches and high-school football coaches, élite-cheerleading coaches can maintain an openly dangerous hold on their kids. The Navarro cheerleaders concuss themselves with a smile, weigh themselves obsessively, do extra sit-ups at night so their abs will look perfect in the tiny uniforms that Aldama favors. One episode begins with a trainer casually listing the injuries that the cheerleaders who are practicing—not sitting out—currently have: labrum tears, rotator-cuff tears, a Grade 3 shoulder separation. But Aldama’s hold on the team is intensified by her sincere, perceptive interest in each cheerleader as a developing person—one who will soon graduate from Navarro’s two-year program and need to find success and stability elsewhere. Throughout the season, Aldama uses Morgan’s attachment to her in a way that pushes Morgan into physical danger—her ribs come to the brink of fracturing, though she tries to conceal it—and also provides Morgan with a new confidence and a novel sense that she is needed and seen.
The other kids we meet seesaw, as Morgan does, between vulnerability and greatness. La’Darius, a prodigious all-around talent whose saucy game-day cheering went viral in 2018, seems harsh and mercurial until we learn that, as a child, he was left to defend himself from abuse while his mom was incarcerated, and he understandably resents cheerleaders who have always had the money for private coaching and travel fees. Lexi, a vaping raver with long platinum hair, a stoner affect, and a history of violence, can tumble with such limitless stamina that it feels unreal, as though you were watching a character in a video game. And Jerry, a human sunbeam emerging from a cloud of family tragedy, hides his lingering sadness and insecurity by screeching campy encouragements—“YOU’RE GORGEOUS! NINETY-EIGHT POUNDS!”—on the mat.
The team’s racial and gender dynamics are fascinating, especially in the context of conservative Corsicana. (In the last Presidential election, Donald Trump won around seventy-three per cent of the vote in Navarro County; at one point in the series, we see a teacher at Navarro happily tell her students that Texan political identity is about traditional marriage and the right to carry guns.) Aldama, a conservative Christian, positions herself as a fierce defender of the gay male cheerleaders on her team; the routines are choreographed to let the boys—all, by necessity, ultra-muscular, and many of them black or Hispanic—strut. Almost all of the girls are white, and Aldama prefers that they maintain the traditional cheerleader’s affect of perky, flirty innocence. “Look at the girls,” Aldama tells an executive for a cheer-apparel brand who’s come to get some footage of the team. “Is that not incredible?” The camera cuts to four pint-size blondes who look, from this angle, like child pageant queens; they’re wearing skin-tight glittery outfits with spandex choker collars, long ringlets, and huge bows.
Cheerleading comes with an abundance of narrative conflict built in. It consists of intricately constructed performances but favors those who can retain a sense of spontaneity and unself-consciousness. (In this, it resembles reality TV and social media, which is part of the reason that the Navarro team makes for such a good documentary subject—and why at least a few of its members seem poised to adopt “influencer” as a post-cheer career.) Physically, cheerleading requires a surreal mix of rigidity and flexibility, control and heedlessness. Mentally, it’s a game of nerve and commitment: to throw a tumbling pass or a stunt, you have to be nearly thoughtless but also relentlessly focussed; if you think too much or not enough, you’ll waver and fail. In a perfect routine, trouble and weakness are entirely hidden, meaning that extraordinary performances require extraordinary deceptions, both of the cheerleader herself and of the audience.
A couple of weeks ago, an adaptation of “Dare Me,” Megan Abbott’s novel about a cheerleading team, which was published in 2012, premièred on USA. In that series, the deceptions inherent to cheering become lush, dark, sexual, and violent; the angular, knowing excellence of the cheerleaders—their crisp, clean-lined uniforms, their easy bravado—provides the thematic backdrop to a murder mystery. In “Cheer,” what’s concealed by the performance is more ordinary, and more intensely human: the simple fact that everyone involved is driven by fierce motivations that have nothing to do with cheerleading. The unspoken premise is that this practice, as long as it lasts, can turn you into the person that other people see—a leader who never breaks a sweat, a blinding ray of sunshine, an essential piece of a historic victory, a boy or girl beating the odds. There are times, watching the Netflix series, when that premise, or promise, almost seems to work.
Cheerleading Information – Providence College Athletics
Providence College Cheerleading is a Division I Cheerleading Program that supports athletics in the BIG EAST Conference. The team is comprised of male and female athletes, with both coed and all-girl groups.
The Cheerleading program supports Providence College Athletics and is primarily present at Men’s and Women’s home basketball games. Men’s basketball games are held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence. Women’s basketball games are held on campus in the Joe Mullaney Gymnasium in Alumni Hall. In addition to home games, the team also travels to select local away games during the season. After the regular season, the cheerleaders and the rest of the spirit program travel to New York City to cheer on the Men’s Basketball team at the BIG EAST Tournament, which has been held at Madison Square Garden since 1983. The cheer team continues to travel with the men’s basketball team through the duration of the postseason.
To help prepare for the season, the cheerleading team attends UCA College Camp held at the University of Scranton in August each year. The team also has the opportunity to compete at the UCA College Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla. Under the leadership of Head Coach Melissa Scungio, the team competed at the 2020 UCA Championships for the second time in school history. This is a tradition that Scungio and the program plan to continue each year.
At Providence College our priority is the safety of our current and incoming student-athletes that are interested in our program. Due to the unpredictability and the changes that continue to occur as a result of COVID-19, tryouts for the 2021-2022 season will be conducted virtually for potential new team members. All prospective student athletes, which includes incoming freshman, transfers, and current students at the college, as well as current members of the team, will all tryout the weekend of April 17-18. The decision will be announced on Sunday, April 18.
- $30 Tryout fee due (check made out to: Providence College Cheer) Mail to: Melissa Scungio 55 Taft Ave, Providence, RI 02906
- Complete Prospective Student Athlete Form (Online): https://docs. google.com/forms/d/19pR-r7xYLuyvP30-hP0xM9Cbx6qkgQOh35dgneBDkic/
1. Submit to Head Coach Melissa: [email protected]
- Via Youtube link (Unlisted)
2. Those who have demonstrated interest have received:
- Video Contents
- Tryout Material
3. If you have not received the material, email [email protected]9:00am-11:00pm: Round 1 Interviews
- Conducted via Zoom
- Dress Professional
- Material: Sideline & Fight Song
- Sideline Choreography
- Tumble: Standing & Running
- Stunt: Create groups and set skills
- 30 Push Ups
- 3:00 Plank
- Under 9:00 Minute Mile
- Follow Up Interview Candidates – TBD
- Dress athletic
- Video/Formal Tryout:
- Black shirt tucked in, white shorts, white crew socks and cheer/athletic sneakers
- Hair pulled back in 1⁄2 up or low pony, bow facing back
- Game Day Makeup: natural look with bold lashes and bold lip color
- Facial Hair: Manicured and clean cut
- How would you describe yourself as a teammate?
- How would your previous coach describe your commitment level?
- How would your previous teammates describe your leadership style?
- What is one thing you feel like you will bring to the Providence College Cheer Program?
- What are you looking for in a Coach?
- Explain a time you did not live up to your team’s expectations or program standards and how did you handle the situation?
- What is an area you would like to develop as an athlete?
- Tell us about your favorite high school or all star cheerleading moment?
- Strong commitment to Providence College Athletics
- Prior cheerleading and/or gymnastics experience
- Strong game day presence and crowd leading ability
- Sharp motion technique
- Full-time student (12+ credits/semester)
- Skill Recommendations:
- Tumbling: Standing back handspring or standing tuck, round off back-handspring tuck. While tumbling is important, it is just one aspect of a well-rounded cheerleader. If you do not have tumbling, however excel in other areas, you may still qualify as a candidate to tryout
- Stunting: We judge on technique and proficiency OR potential to obtain these skills quickly
- All Girl – Straight up body positions, full up extension, inversion potential, basket potential
- Female Coed – Purdue up shoulder stand, walk in hands, toss hands, basket potential
- Male Coed – Purdue up shoulder stand, walk in hands, toss hands press extension
Judge – NBC New York
Give us an F. Give us an A. Give us an I. Give us an L. What’s that spell?
A judge has ruled that Quinnipiac University violated the rights of female athletes when it tried to get rid of the women’s volleyball team and replace it with competitive cheerleading.
In doing so, he also decided that cheerleading is “too underdeveloped and disorganized” to qualify as a varsity sport, at least right now.
U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill issued a 95-page decision on Wednesday and gives the school 60 days to present a plan to show how it will comply with Title IX, a law that requires colleges to maintain equal athletic opportunities for men and women.
“The compliance plan shall provide for the continuation of the women’s volleyball team during the 2010-1 season,” the judge wrote. “Specifically I hold that the University’s competitive cheerleading team does not qualify as a varsity sport for the purposes of Title IX and, therefore, its members may not be counted as athletic participants under the statute. “
Five members of the team and their coach sued the college for gender discrimination last year after the school cut the volleyball program, but added cheerleading as a sport.
The judge did not deny that cheerleading is athletic, but denied it’s considered a varsity sport. It’s not recognized by the NCAA, he said.
“Competitive cheer may, some time in the future, qualify as a sport under Title IX; today, however, the activity is still too underdeveloped and disorganized to be treated as offering genuine varsity athletic participation opportunities for students,” the judge said.
“The University naturally is disappointed that the court has disallowed competitive cheer as a varsity sport,” Lynn Bushnell, vice president for public affairs, said in a news release . “We will continue to press for competitive cheer to become an officially recognized varsity sport in the future. Consistent with our long-standing plans to expand opportunities in women’s athletics, the University intends to add women’s rugby as a varsity sport beginning in the 2011-2012 academic year. ”
In May, the judge opened the case to include:
“All present, prospective, and future female students at Quinnipiac University who are harmed by and want to end Quinnipiac University’s sex discrimination in: (1) the allocation of athletic participation opportunities; (2) the allocation of athletic financial assistance; and (3) the allocation of benefits provided to varsity athletes.”
The judge also determined that the Hamden university deflated the rosters of men’s teams and inflated the rosters of women’s teams, including by counting female runners more than once if they participated on different teams.
The school claimed that program was being cut for budgetary reasons.
You can read the full ruling here.
Siena Cheerleaders – Siena College Athletics
Head Coach:Kathleen Hess
Assistant Coach:Elizabeth Schlegel
Facebook: Siena College Cheerleading
Who is the Siena Cheer Squad?
The Siena College Cheer Squad is comprised of 15-22 undergraduate students, currently enrolled at Siena. The Cheer Squad is dedicated to raising Saints Spirit on campus by supporting Siena athletic programs and attending department and community events.
When does the Siena Cheer Squad perform?
Currently, the Cheer Squad can be seen at the men’s and women’s regular season home basketball games, leading the crowd in cheers and performing at time-outs and halftime.
What is the Siena Cheer Squad practice schedule?
Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9pm, with an additional practice on the weekends. Practices are mandatory, and we ask squad members to make their schedules around these times.
When are tryouts?
Saturday, October 17 & Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 10am – 5pm. Tryouts will be held in the Marcelle Athletic Complex in the Alumni Recreation Center. In advance of tryouts, please fill out the following interest form so that we can keep you updated on any date or format changes, as well as policies for tryouts due to COVID-19: CLICK HERE for Interest Form
Tryout Requirements: *Prior cheerleading experience is required! You will perform the following skills and scored accordingly
- Jumps: Strong jump technique required, good flexibilty and variations preferred.
- Cheer: Strong motion technique and strong voice projection required.
- Dance: Strong dance and motion technique required and variety of dance skills preferred.
- Tumbling: Roundoff Backhandspring/Standing Backhandspring preferred.
- Stunting: Flyers are required to have the following skills: Single leg position variation including heel stretch, scale and arabesque (great flexibility in these positions is a must), and basket toss experience. The following skills are preferred but not required: The ability to fly on either leg, single leg positions of scorpions and bow & arrows, twisting capabilities, flipping basket toss and two-high stunt experience.
- Base/Backspots:Experience under single leg stunts, twist downs and basket tosses is required as well as the ability to both know how to main and side base. Experience basing flipping basket tosses and basing/backing two-high stunts is preferred.
Please email [email protected]
New York University | New York University
New York University – New York University (NYU) is one of the largest and oldest research universities in the United States. The educational institution is located in the heart of New York, it is also considered one of the most international: a fifth of the students of New York University came here from abroad. In the scientific world, New York University is known for its achievements in medicine, chemistry and economics.
History of New York University
In 1830, the 4th United States Treasury Secretary, statesman and politician Albert Gallatin declared that “in this huge and fast-growing city, it is necessary to create a system of rational and practical learning, uniting all and kindly open to all.”For three days in the mayor’s office, hundreds of public and political figures, scientists and famous residents of the city discussed a plan to create a new educational institution. They came to the conclusion that New York City needed a university designed for young people to be admitted to school on the basis of merit, not birthright, status, or social class. This policy is still being followed at the university.
New York University was founded in the spring of 1831, following the models of the best educational institutions in Europe.From the very beginning, the university adhered to secular views in education. After the foundation, for a short time, the campus was located in Clinton Hall, in 1833 the university campus acquired several acres of land near Washington Square Park. In 1835, a law school was created at the university, at the same time the Polytechnic Institute, one of the oldest private polytechnics in the United States, appeared.
The financial crisis of the 70s of the XX century also affected New York University. At the same time, a wave of student actions against the Vietnam War swept through the university.The university had to sell part of the campus, but the university was able to survive difficult times, and after a few years the campus was expanded again.
At the turn of the century, NYU became extremely popular with applicants. It began to be called “Dream University # 1”. For several years in a row, a record number of applications from applicants was recorded here.
New York University arrangement
The main campus of New York University is located in the respectable area of Lower Manhattan – Greenwich Village.The nearby Washington Square Park Arch of Triumph is considered a symbol of the educational institution, although it does not belong to it. In this park, solemn meetings are held dedicated to the beginning and end of the academic year, freshmen and graduates are welcomed here.
Greenwich Village is home to educational buildings, student residences, gyms and libraries. Some of the campus buildings are architectural landmarks. There is another NYU campus nearby.Student houses and educational buildings are located near Union Square. New York University is called the “University by the Two Squares” because its buildings are favorably located next to the famous squares of the city.
The university includes a dozen schools, colleges and institutes, the buildings of which are located in the picturesque and respectable corners of New York. For example, the Polytechnic campus is located in the large MetroTech Center in Brooklyn. The medical campus is located on the beautiful shores of the East River on First Avenue: hospitals, scientific institutions and a school are located here.
In 2000, new campus buildings were erected around Washington Square Park. This is the Scherball Center – a huge theater, the School of Law, and also the center where student services are located.
Since 2010, one of the university’s campuses is located in Abu Dhabi (NYU Abu Dhabi), a little later, another campus began operating in Shanghai. In the spring of 2014, another campus was opened in the Latin Quarter of Paris.
Scientific achievements New York University
- Within the walls of one of the scientific institutes at NYU, they found that a certain type of diet can slow down the aging process by affecting the behavior of several hundred genes.
- New York University named the age of the Ebola virus: it turned out that it appeared in the Miocene epoch almost 23 million years ago. Prior to this discovery, the virus was thought to be much younger.
- One of the researchers at New York University is working on software that will automatically recognize drunk people and block user photos on the social network Facebook.
- There are 35 Nobel Prize winners and 16 Pulitzer Prize winners associated with NYU.
- New York University investigated how persistent memories are formed.
- One of the university’s medical research centers is working on the efficiency of stem cell production. The new technique should increase the number of stem cells obtained from skin cells by more than 20 times compared to the standard method.
- NYU researchers have provided evidence that monkeys have their own language and even dialects.
- University scientists have created a vaccine against prion disease.
Why go to NYU?
- New York is one of the most cosmopolitan, international cities in the world, and New York University has a friendly atmosphere. About 18% of the total number of New York University students are foreigners who are never bored in the “big apple”.
- The Elmer Holmes Bobst Library is one of the largest academic libraries in the country. Her design was designed by world renowned architects Philip Johnson and Richard Foster.The library contains over three million titles and is visited by over 6,500 users a day.
- The University has its own theaters where students can stage their performances.
- The network of student houses at New York University is one of the largest in the United States; not only first-year students can live on the campus, but also students of other courses.
- On the campuses of New York University, there are about 350 student clubs, among which there are several dozen sports teams.
- The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, affiliated with the university, is considered one of the leading research centers in its field. Advanced developments are carried out here, the institute cooperates with IBM and Microsoft corporations.
Scholarships and Grants at New York University
All NYU students, regardless of citizenship, can apply to participate in the University’s Financial Assistance Program. It is issued depending on the financial situation of the student, the amount of the scholarship is calculated individually.The average amount of aid is about USD 26,000 per student per year.
- Pell Grants receive about 20% of New York University students. The scholarship is paid to students who need financial assistance to cover their tuition costs.
- The AnBryce Foundation honors NYU students in need of financial support, but academic performance is key in selecting scholarship applicants.Aid from the AnBryce Scholarship fully covers the cost of university tuition and can be renewed for four years. All this time the student must demonstrate a high GPA and take part in the social life of the educational institution.
- Arch Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate high academic and research ability. As part of the scholarship program, students are helped to design a study and internship program.The scholarship can be extended for the entire duration of the undergraduate programs at New York University.
- Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships was established in 1987 and is awarded to students for academic excellence, leadership, community service and humanism.
- Scholarships from Intel and Siemens are awarded to a student and his teacher for research and implementation of interesting projects.
Features of admission to New York University
At New York University, training is conducted in 230 areas in 14 colleges, schools and institutes. Among the most popular areas are medicine, economics, law and chemistry.
An application for admission to New York University must be submitted to commonapp.org and a fee of 70 USD must be paid. The contribution is non-refundable.
Foreign applicants must provide a certificate of financial solvency, which guarantees the availability of a sufficient amount of funds for training (International Student Certification of Finances).If the applicant needs financial assistance from the university, the relevant documents must be submitted to the admissions committee along with the main package of papers.
The main package of documents includes:
- All foreign applicants must confirm the level of proficiency in English: you must provide a TOEFL ibt certificate (with a score of at least 100 points) or IELTS (with a score of at least 7.5 points).
- Certificate and transcript with grades with an average GPA score of at least 3.6 out of 4 for admission to bachelor’s programs or bachelor’s degree and transcript with grades for admission to the master’s course (GPA requirements vary from faculty to faculty).
- Results from one of the additional tests: the SAT Reasoning Test, the ACT with Writing Test, three SAT Subject Test, or three AP exams. The minimum score is not indicated, but the average scores of the applicants are known: 1910-2150 points on the general SAT test, 28-32 points on the ACT with Writing Test.
- Upon admission to the MBA programs, the applicant must provide a certificate of passing one of the tests – GRE or GMAT.
- Documents confirming certain merits of the applicant will not be superfluous: diplomas, certificates, diplomas, etc.
- A mandatory requirement for admission to New York University is the presence of a motivation letter, in which the applicant explains his desire to study at this particular university.
- Academic CV (mainly required for admission to master’s and doctoral programs).
- Occasionally, NYU admissions staff will invite applicants for an interview, which is conducted via Skype. The application is submitted online, but it is recommended to send copies of paper documents in advance.
International Exchange Programs at NYU
NYU is called a “global university” for its huge number of study programs and internships abroad. NYU has offices in Italy, students have the opportunity to undergo training and internships in the university departments, which are located in London, Paris, Prague, Berlin, Shanghai and Sydney.For students of New York University, the doors of such universities are open as: University of Ghana-Legon, University of Florence, University of London, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, University of Paris.
NYU Dual Degree Programs
New York University offers its students to get two demanded specialties at once – two diplomas in different specializations. The program is available in all 14 vocational schools for master’s and doctoral courses only.This means that a history student will be able to earn an additional master’s degree by studying French culture, while a law student will be able to study history or linguistics. Technical students can also take advantage of the dual degree program.
New York University MBA
NYU Stern Business School, affiliated with the university, offers knowledge in the areas of finance, banking, human resources management and business administration.Students can study under the MBA program with the possibility of further obtaining a PhD in one of 8 areas: accounting, economics, statistics, finance, information systems, management, marketing and operations management .
Students Stern Business School can enroll in one of the MBA master courses in the following areas: Full-Time MBA (program duration is 2 years), Part-Time MBA (classes are held in the evening, which allows students to combine work and study at a business school), Executive MBA (the course allows students not to leave work while studying at school, the program is designed for experienced managers).
NYU Stern attracts with a variety of study programs and additional funding opportunities. The most successful students are eligible for financial aid to cover their tuition costs. The amount of assistance can reach 15,000 USD-25,000 USD per year. Moreover, students can study in dual programs Dual Degree , combining the main specialty with an additional one. For example, an MBA student can obtain a master’s degree in biology or mathematics. It is noteworthy that the Stern Business School double degree program also extends to affiliated universities.This means that you can get a second degree at a partner institution such as the London School of Economics and Political Science or the Paris Business School.
Deadline for submission of documents to New York University
International applicants can apply for admission from the beginning of May to start their studies in the fall. The answer from the university usually comes in June-September. In some cases, panelists ask for a face-to-face interview.
New York University dorms
New York University guarantees its students housing for the duration of their studies.The university has 21 student dormitories and the buildings can accommodate about 12,500 people. The rooms in the hostels are bright and spacious, some of them provide conveniences in the form of a private kitchen and a bathroom (of course, the cost of renting such housing will be much higher). Some residences even offer maid service. It is noteworthy that each hostel has its own laundry and dining room. On the territory of the residences there is a round-the-clock security guard.
Student residences are scattered throughout New York, and it makes sense that every student wants to live in a hostel that is closest to the university campus.Therefore, until 2005, the university operated a lottery system for determining residences. Today, freshmen were the first to reserve a place in the hostel. By tradition, it is they who live in residences that are located near the university campus. The cost of living in a New York University dormitory starts at USD 3,960 per semester.
Interesting Facts About New York University
- The initiation of first-year students at NYU was previously very original: senior students dipped first-year students into a trough of water intended for horses.Today, in honor of the freshmen, they organize an “Open Day”.
- An unusual cause of bad teeth was found at New York University: it turned out that caries can develop due to family fights.
- University campuses have their own transportation system, buses and trolleybuses deliver students to their destination.
- The Purple Ball is held annually in the university library, for which students prepare especially carefully: they learn to dance and dress up in elegant costumes and ball gowns.
- A big berry festival is also held here, where a huge strawberry pie is prepared. Students bake the longest cake in New York, each year students try to set a new record for its length.
- The famous psychologist and writer Erich Fromm taught here.
Notable alumni of New York University
- Gertrude Bell Elion – American chemist and pharmacologist, in 1988 received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.She created several drugs for the treatment of gout, herpes, which have subsequently helped millions of people.
- Frederick Reines is an American physicist who received the 1995 Nobel Prize for the revolutionary discovery of neutrinos with his partner Martin Pearl.
- Julius Axelrod is an American chemist and pharmacologist who won the 1970 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on humoral transmitters in nerve endings.
- Eric Kandel is an American neuroscientist, psychiatrist and professor of biochemistry who won the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research related to signal transmission in the nervous system.
- In addition to the Nobel Prize winners, modern Academy Award winners – Woody Allen, Angelina Jolie, Whoopi Goldberg, Martin Scorsese, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Anne Hathaway – studied at New York University.
Education in the USA
Universities in the USA90,000 Private schools abroad Mercy High School (Amerigo Maryland): courses, prices, accommodation
Mercy High School
Amerigo Education – a representative of prestigious American schools – offers international students a unique experience of studying and living in the United States.The offered educational programs allow you to improve your language and academic skills, as well as adapt to the American education system and enter the best universities in the world.
Why choose this school?
opened in 1960
✔ a school with a strong academic background an hour’s drive from the US capital Washington, winner of the National Blue Ribbon School distinction award;
✔ Located in the leading aerospace and technology state in the United States, home to major research and medical institutions;
✔ 100% rate of admission to universities, including Johns Hopkins University, Yale University and Brown University;
✔ having an academically strong STEM program
✔Average SAT 1588 out of 1600 (Mercy High School)
✔ Having an academically strong STEM program – Women in Medicine and Women in Technology in partnership with Mercy Medical Center and AOL
$ 30,000 USD (50%) academic degree scholarship.
Requirements: minimum 3.5 GPA and 6.0 IELTS or 80 TOEFL
$ 24,000 USD (40%) Academic Excellence Scholarship
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA and 5.5 IELTS or 70 TOEFL
$ 20,000 USD (30%) Academic Scholarship
Requirements: minimum 2.7 GPA and 5.5 IELTS or 70 TOEFL
Mercy High School, located in a beautiful scenic area, is a comprehensive school that develops smart, sociable young girls.
Charity has been the main criterion since 1960. The school has 31 AP classes and Honors and a technologically advanced iPad 1: 1.
Advanced programs allow students to study medicine and science, visual arts and prepare for future careers.
The academically strong STEM Women in Medicine programs work with Mercy Medical Center, the Women in Technology partnership with AOL, and biomedical research opportunities with the Path to Success Project.
Each student’s schedule includes:
• A minimum of 5 additional teaching hours in English
• A minimum of 8 additional hours in Academic subjects
• Three meals a day, seven days a week
• Meals are provided either on school grounds or at the residence
Evenings and weekends:
• Free time to socialize with friends
• Participation in school sports, arts and additional activities
• Local and regional excursions
• Community activities
• Participation in volunteer projects
• Organized shopping trips
The beautiful campus has modern amenities, including a new sports field and a state-of-the-art theater facility that includes rehearsal rooms, art studios and a performance stage.
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Maryland Interesting Facts:
Located in the heart of the East Coast Technology Corridor, Maryland is a major aerospace and technology hub and is home to research and healthcare facilities such as Johns Hopkins Hospital.Easy public transportation and associated freeways provide quick access to the entire East Coast, including Washington DC, Philadelphia, and New York. Close to metropolitan areas, natural wonders are enchanting, including the Appalachian Mountains, which offer year-round relaxation, and the Atlantic Ocean, which offers beautiful beaches and vibrant port cities.
• 6 million
• 6th largest metropolitan area in the United States
• D.C. is home to 176 foreign embassies
• Highest per capita income of all US states
• Home to over 55 colleges and universities
– National Zoo
– Smithsonian Museum of American Art
– Chesapeake Bay
– National Aquarium
– National Symphony Orchestra
– horse racing Pimlico
– Appalachian Mountains for hiking, skiing and recreation
– Atlantic Ocean Beaches
– 60 minutes to Philadelphia
– 2.5 hours to New York
• Baltimore Orioles (basepol)
• Baltimore Ravens (soccer)
• Chesapeake Bayhawks (lacrosse)
• D.C. United (football)
• Philadelphia 76ers (basketball)
• Philadelphia Eagles (soccer)
• Philadelphia Flyers (ice hockey)
• Washington Capitals (kokkey)
• Washington Nationals (baseball)
• Washington Redskins (soccer)
• Washington Wizards (basketball)
National Football League Cheerleading
National Football League Cheerleading or simply Cheerleading The NFL is a group of professional cheerleading organizations in the United States.26 of the 32 NFL teams include a support team in their franchise. Cheerleaders are a popular attraction that can give the team more coverage / airtime, popular local support, and a boost in the media image. In 1954, the Baltimore Colts became the first NFL team to feature cheerleaders. They were part of Baltimore’s marching Colts .
Most NFL cheerleaders work part-time. Cheerleaders often graduate or attend university and pursue careers after being sick for one to four seasons.Participants take part in trainings, training camps, games, performances, photo shoots and charity events. Apart from their main responsibilities of supporting football matches, cheerleaders have many other responsibilities, the main one being to promote the team they root for. Almost every team member is available to attend schools, events, conferences, etc. For a set fee.
An anticipated annual event is the release of each squad calendar, featuring members in swimwear or uniforms for each month.
Many cheerleaders also have Youth Cheerleading programs in which they teach children, usually ages 6 to 12, how to dance, perform on certain game days with the main squad, and often NFL cheerleaders act as mentors and roles … models for children.
In addition to being the backbone of American football culture, cheerleaders are one of the largest entertainment groups that regularly perform for the U.S. Armed Forces overseas, with performances and tours hosted by the USO.The teams send their variety show, an elite group of their best members, to perform a combination of dance, music, stick spinning, acrobatics, gymnastics and more. In February 2007, the Buffalo Bills even sent a squad of eight, along with their choreographer, into the Iraqi war zone. In 1996, fans from the San Francisco 49ers and their director rode a helicopter into the war in which the country of Bosnia went to war with the USO and the US Army. US military personnel in Korea enjoyed the Bob Hope USO Tour during the holiday season.Over the years, the tour has featured NFL cheerleaders from the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers.
The first male dancers were added to the NFL Cheerleading lineup in 2018.
The first NFL Fan Rumble took place in 1979 in Hollywood, Florida. Two cheerleaders from each cheerleading team compete against other mini-teams in various sporting events. Activities include kayaking, 100-yard dash, obstacle course and other activities.In 1979, the Minnesota Vikings won the world title. In 1980, it was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and the Washington Redskinets became champions. The winners were Shione Baum and Ginny Fritz, each of whom received a car as the main prize. The competition was revived in 2006 by the NFL network and was named NFL Cheerleader Playoffs. Playoffs were recorded from July 17-21, 2006 at Six Flags New England Stadium in Aghavama, Massachusetts.Two cheerleading teams from 25 of the 32 NFL teams took part in a series of four competitions. The first two competitions tested the athletic ability of cheerleaders in competitions such as 100-yard dash, kayaking, tandem cycling and obstacle course. The third event was a simple challenge called Know Your NFL. The final competition was a one-minute dance routine similar to what they usually do on the sidelines of the NFL. Team San Diego Chargers (Casey & Chantelle) defeated Atlanta Falcons and St. Louis Rams to win the overall championship.The three teams finished in the three-way game with 210 points. The chargers were announced as winners based on winning a dance competition.
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Teams without cheerleadersCollegiate staff of Packers in 2009
As of 2021, seven teams have no cheerleaders: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Los Angeles Chargers, and Pittsburgh Steelers.However, the Packers use the collegiate squad to cheer them up at home matches. The XLV Super Bowl between the Steelers and the Packers in February 2011 was the first time that there were no cheerleaders in the Super Bowl. The Browns and Giants are the only NFL teams that have never had a cheerleader, while the other aforementioned teams have had cheerleaders in the past. However, there are reports that the Browns did have cheerleaders in 1971, but no records exist.
Buffalo Bills supported the officially independent Buffalo Jills from 1966 to 2013; when several cheerleaders sued both the Bills and Bills organizations, the Gills suspended their operations.
Teams of “unofficial” cheerleaders began appearing in 2010 for NFL teams that did not have a dance team of their own. These unofficial cheerleaders are not sanctioned by the NFL or any other franchise in the NFL and are therefore not allowed to compete at games, represent the football team at any outside events, or use any brand names or brand colors on their uniforms. Teams are sponsored by local businesses, and cheerleaders perform pre-game, back door parties, and other local events.Some also attend local NFL games in uniform and sit together in their season ticket blocks. Their audition process, costumes, and choreography are very similar to the official NFL cheerleaders. Some also make up an annual swimwear calendar, just like real cheerleaders. All independent teams hope to be accepted by the NFL as the “official” supporters of their local teams at some point.
- The Detroit Pride Cheerleader was the first independent professional team formed in August 2010 to support the Lions.However, since the squad was not officially recognized by Lions, it could not use the Lions’ logos or colors. In 2016, Lions created an official support team.
- The Gotham City Support Group was formed in August 2011 to support all of New York’s sports, but is most closely associated with the giants. The team was also known as the New York Unofficials, New York Giants Unofficial Dancers, and Gotham’s Blue Army Dancers.
- The Cleveland Spirit Cheerleader was formed in September 2012 to support the Browns as a test team to generate fan interest.This support group was created by the same people responsible for the Detroit Pride.
NFL Male Cheerleaders
Male NFL fans as dancers have been rare over the past several decades due to social norms and market appeal. However, in 1998, the Baltimore Ravens cheerleader squad was the first cheerleader squad to begin using a male stunt team.
Following the dance trends with popular summer dance series such as the Strictly Come Dancing franchise , So You Think You Can Dance and World of Dance , where competitions are held together, in 2018 the first male dancers were added to the National Football League cheerleader.both the Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints.
In 2019, Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Philadelphia Eagles added men to their squads, and the Sehawks cheerleaders became the second permanent co-editors squad after the Ravens. In 2021, there were several (3) men on the Panthers TopCats final team for the first time. Most male cheerleaders are involved in stunts.
In most situations, male cheerleaders are usually ex-college cheerleaders themselves, with an emphasis on tricks and strength training.
Criticism and controversy
There has been criticism that NFL cheerleading is sexist, objective, exploitative, and outdated.
In addition, several cheerleaders have sued their teams for violation of minimum wage laws, management abuse, and exploitative rules and behavior. Such inequities in the wages and treatment of NFL cheerleaders were highlighted in the 2019 documentary Woman’s Job: The NFL Cheerleader Challenge .
However, advocates and supporters of NFL cheerleading have argued that cheerleading helps young women to interact with the NFL at the most visible and visible level, gives the NFL a role model for their female fans, and is a cost-effective way to promote the team at events. …
NFL spokesman David Tossell defended NFL cheerleading in 2013, stating: “Cheerleading has a long tradition in most American sports, both professional and amateur; Cheerleaders are part of the American football culture from the youth leagues to the NFL and are part of the game.day experience for our fans. ”
The number of male NFL fans increased in the 2010s to help compensate for changing attitudes and fears that NFL cheerleading is sexist.
Pro Bowl2006 Pro Bowl Cheerleaders
The highest honor for an NFL cheerleader is to be selected as the Pro Bowl cheerleader. The group consists of a star cheerleader (one from each NFL cheerleading team) who represents their NFL team at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii.The Pro Bowl cheerleader was founded in 1992 by Jay Howarth and Angela King-Twitter. Each year, one member from each NFL team is selected to serve on the Pro Bowl collective support team. They are either chosen by their own squads or by fans via an Internet poll.
Notable NFL Supporters
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