TTU Cheer and Dance Teams bring home national awardsTennessee Tech University’s Cheerleaders and Dancers brought home awards from the 2009 College Cheerleading Championship Nationals in Myrtle Beach in March.
The Co-ed and All Girl cheerleading squads joined together for competition this year and won the title “National Champions 2009” in the Large Co-ed Division.
The TTU Golden Girls dance team was awarded first runner-up in the college hip hop division. Each cheerleader received a championship medal and T-shirt, and the team received a championship banner and trophy that is displayed in the TTU Fitness Center.
The Golden Girls dance team received a first runner-up trophy that will also be displayed in TTU’s Fitness Center.
“We would like to thank Suzann Hensley, David Mullinax, Audrey Cody, Mark Burnett, Misty Pearson, Mark Wilson and the many other individuals on and off campus for all of their help and support of TTU spirit programs throughout the year,” said coach Robin Burroughs.
TTU co-ed cheer: Ashley Farris, Chelsea Harris, Jessica Downs, Marcey Little, Caitlin Parten, Jana Hinsley, Thomas Collier, Josh Lankford, Travis Wright, John Honeycutt, Ethan Campbell, Blake Mundy, Brian Mundy, Wes Brewer, Drake Carter, Lowell Tapp and Evan Montgomery
TTU All Girl cheer: Alice Jablonski, Amelia Smith, Becca Hansel, Cayla Armistead, Erika Seabolt, Jessica Travis, Jillian Boreing, Kate Burroughs, Kelsee Dyer, Kimberly Steele, Kyra Clenney, Megan Henson, Tess Hanson, Tia Mofield, Traci Hicks
TTU dance team: Akiliah Vinson, Jaclyn Vincent, Kristen Flowers, Bridgette Hailey, Lauren Stephens, Camille Thurman, Callie Crye, Cayla Armistead, Chloe Brewer, Kelly Hyland, Leah McCaleb, McKenzie Simon and choreographer Shane Langford.