The Geneva Competition Cheer Team placed fourth at the TAPPS Division II Large Squad State Cheer Championships at the Bell County Exposition Center in Belton on January 10-11.
Students earning individual awards were senior Avery Baggs and junior Natalya Pedraza who were each named First Team All-State, junior Corley Petrie was named Second Team All-State and juniors Kate Flora and Emmalee Jonas earned Honorable Mention recognition.
“Coach Whitney and I are extremely proud of this year’s Competition Cheer Team. They gave it their all and poured their hearts into this routine. I’m so thankful to be a part of such a unified cheer team who truly supports and encourages one another with such love and respect and who gives God the glory in all things, ” Head Cheer Coach Amber Jonas said.
Other team members are: Hanson Brown, Isabella Coates, Jack Cupit, Ludia duPerier, Haley Hallmark, Aubrey Matson, Gabby Reyes, Emma Grace Wilson and Geneva Jack, the school mascot. The team is coached by Amber Jonas and Lauren Whitney.
Pictured above: The Competition Cheer Team members are from front row (l-r): Aubrey Matson, Isabella Coates, Natalya Pedraza, Avery Baggs, Lydia duPerier and Emmalee Jonas. Back row: Hanson Brown, Geneva Jack, Kate Flora, Emma Grace Wilson, Haley Hallmark, Gabby Reyes, Corley Petrie and Jack Cupit.