The Blanco High School Varsity Cheerleaders, along with the Varisty Mascot, attended the Universal Cheerleader Association (UCA) Cheer Camp at the University of Texas in Austin from July 5th through the 8th. The Varsity squad, which consists of Presley Savarino (captain), Callie Coulton, Paxston Koehl, Katy Petri, Kelsey Schwind, Sarah Brotzman, Annabeth Griffin, Callie Nance, Danielle Oliver, and Ashlyn Stephens, received two gold superior evaluation and four superior evaluation ribbons for their chants, cheers, and dance routines. The squad also received the 2011 Superior Trophy, which recognizes teams who display superior abilities during each night’s evaluations.
Lelsie McClinton, aka the “Champ the Panther” mascot, was awarded one excellent and two superior evaluation ribbons. She also received one of the Camp Trophies for mascot performances. In addition, Lelsie was chosen as one of the All American Mascots and was invited to attend the Capital One Bowl game in Florida.
Paxston Koehl was chosen as a 2011 All American Varsity Cheerleader and was invited to attend the 2012 Varsity Tour in London, England, where the All Americans will perform in the New Year’s Day London Parade.
The cheerleaders had a very successful camp and will begin preparations for the upcoming year. Go Blanco Panthers!