If you have ever attended a Saucon Valley football game, you know that the cheerleaders who support the team work very hard to keep school and community spirit high. In addition to their feats of athleticism, the cheerleaders engage with fans and promote the school in a positive light at events outside of games. That’s why we are shining a spotlight on this year’s 11 senior cheerleaders, who you’ll learn more about in the coming weeks.
Q: How long have you been cheerleading? Who have you cheered for (if anyone) besides Saucon Valley High School?
I’ve been cheerleading for three years.
Q: How did you become interested in cheerleading?
I used to be a gymnast and a dancer and I thought that this would be a good way to combine those activities in a school sport.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a member of the Saucon Valley cheerleading team?
Everything about Homecoming Week!
Q: What is the best cheer to get the crowd going at a Saucon Valley football game?
The dance for “Sweet Caroline.”
Q: Who has helped you or inspired you as a cheerleader?
Melissa Link, because she always helps me learn the dances and she is always peppy.
Q: What are your future plans and do they involve cheering?
College, career and family. No.