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, including Olivia Kacerik.
Q: How long have you been cheerleading? Who have you cheered for (if anyone) besides Saucon Valley High School?
I have been cheering for 13 years total. Four of them were for Saucon Valley High School.
Q: How did you become interested in cheerleading?
My sister did it so I wanted to as well.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a member of the Saucon Valley cheerleading team?
My favorite thing is the friendships I’ve made.
Q: What is the best cheer to get the crowd going at a Saucon Valley football game?
The best cheer to get the crowd going is “S Pump It Up.”
Q: Who has helped you or inspired you as a cheerleader?
All of my teammates and my older sister.
Q: What are your future plans and do they involve cheering?
My future plans are to go to college and then get a job.