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 cheering since I was in kindergarten. I’ve cheered for Saucon Valley and Northeast Middle School.
Q: How did you become interested in cheerleading?
Honestly, I don’t know! A lot of my cousins cheer, so maybe that made me interested!
Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a member of the Saucon Valley cheerleading team?
The feeling of Home. My team is very welcoming and warm. It makes me feel at home. They’re like my second family.
Q: What is the best cheer to get the crowd going at a Saucon Valley football game?
This is a tough one, but I’d have to say “Make some noise, for the boys. Yell S-H-S!”
Q: Who has helped you or inspired you as a cheerleader?
My mom has been a big part. She and my dad have always been very supportive and pushed me to be my best, and most importantly, be happy.
Q: What are your future plans and do they involve cheering?
My future includes DeSales, becoming a successful nurse and being happy overall. I’m sad to say that this is my very last year of cheer.