Mountain Brook Junior High
The 2011-2012 Mountain Brook Junior High freshman cheerleading squad recently returned from camp at Mississippi State University with several top honors. Over four days, 900 girls competed in various cheerleading categories.
MBJH faculty member Helen Pruet coaches the ninth grade squad. Gail Magnus oversees all the MBJH cheerleader squads.
The ninth grade squad won first in the Home Pom and Cheer categories.
Mary Farley Stevens, Virginia White, Katherine Moore and Emmie Stutts were named All-American cheerleaders.
Kara Gravlee, Mary Farley Stevens, Lilly Wilbanks, Mimi Waggoner and Paley Smith won the Pin It Forward award for exemplifying a cheerleader’s best qualities .
The team won the Leadership Award , voted on by all camp participants. The squad also brought home the Top Banana prize for its team spirit.
Homewood Cheerleaders Win at UA Camp
The Homewood High School cheerleader program won the UCA Leadership Award at a University of Alabama cheerleading camp this summer.
The award, which focuses on team unity and sportsmanship, is voted on by the UCA staff and other cheerleading squads attending camp. The Homewood girls also received the Spirit Banana award.
The Homewood varsity cheerleaders placed first in the Home Pom competition and third in the Extreme Routine and Cheer competitions.
The junior varsity and freshman squads placed first in the Home Pom competition and second in the Cheer competition.
Several HHS cheerleaders won individual honors. Liza Spencer received the Dancing Diva Award. Madison Hutto, Kate Hall and Zoey Johnson were named All-American cheerleaders. Ashley Roy, Elizabeth Drummond, Erin Roberts and Amanda Le each received the Pin it Forward Award for making a difference in someone else’s camp experience.