On Saturday, December 16, the Rowan County Middle School cheerleaders traveled to the Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY to compete in the KAPOS Elementary and Middle School State cheerleading championship. It was a tough competition, with a total of sixteen teams in their small division! However, the team performed a nearly flawless routine and earned the third place trophy! This is the second consecutive year that the team has captured a coveted spot in the top four of this prestigious competition.
The eighth grade members of the team are Kara Adams, Autumn Bowman, Katie Gilliam, Anna Hedrick, Faith Plank, Kayden Sanders, Kenlie Smith, Mahala Wallace, and Kennedy Watson. The seventh grade members of the team are Brooklynn Adams, Piper Back, Emily Green, Sydney Hallock, and Sydney Mitchell. The team is coached by Mari Jones, Shelby Halliday, Kris Alderman, Haleigh Mayse, and Abby Watts.