The Highland Middle School cheerleading team team shows off its plaque after winning first place in the large schools division of the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association Edwardville Regional Sunday at Edwaredsville High School. The team consists of, first row from left to right, Britney Janiszewski, Brandi Moss, Morgan Flesch, Kyleigh Buchen, Avery Miles, Tallie Powell; second row, Madi Beiermann, Krista Eads, Emma Ruffini, Karlie Hooton, Mya Iberg, Jordan Grieve, Kyleigh Heller, Allison Reiling; third row, coach Sheri Eveland, Brittani Wellen, Ansley Thurmond, Reece Bolen, Rhea Fowler and Rylie Pugh. Not pictured are coach Marilyn Bloemker, Maddie Noeltner and Alexys Broughman.
Photo credit to Voegele Photography
The Highland Middle School cheerleading team captured first place in the large school division of the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association (ICCA) Edwardville Regional Sunday, Dec. 18 at Edwardsville High School. The HMS cheer squad also earned second place at the ICCA Highland Regional on Dec. 3 and will next compete at the ICCA Junior High State Championships to be held Jan. 8 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield.