In recent weeks, Hope senior and junior high cheer teams completed their tasks of enhancing skills and abilities in the sport of cheerleading by attending camp to prepare for the 2018-19 school year.

In recent weeks, Hope senior and junior high cheer teams completed their tasks of enhancing skills and abilities in the sport of cheerleading by attending camp to prepare for the 2018-19 school year. The Hope High School Bobcat varsity cheerleaders traveled to Arkadelphia to attend NCA cheer camp hosted at the Charles Dunn Recreational Center on the Henderson State University campus.

This was the second consecutive year HHS attend camp at HSU and racked up a variety of team and individual honors to stand out once again as one of the top schools participating. HHS cheerleaders were amongst several schools represented such as Alma, Warren, Arkadelphia (Jr. High) and Little Rock McClellan all assembled to be apart of NCA camp 2018.

Apart of learning their traditional cheer material from NCA instructors, HHS received a numerous team and individual recognition of honors due to their input and progress displayed at camp. Several HHS cheerleaders were nominated and selected as all-americans with the team earning a bid to nationals. Also four HHS cheer team members were asked to tryout to the NCA staff.

HHS also showcased their shine on the stage amongst all the other teams represented with a stellar dance performance and chants, stunts on the final day of camp scheduled July 17-20.

For Hope junior high cheerleaders, they attended camp July 23-25 at Hope High School in the auxiliary gymnasium. The Hope ninth grade cheerleaders and Yerger Middle School seventh and eighth grade cheer squad learned similar cheerleading material during their participation at NCA. They both showcased a special performance for their parents on the final day of camp with dance routines, stunts and chants for their finale of camp 2018. Both junior high cheer squads had team members to be nominated and being selected as all-americans.

Hope ninth grade cheerleaders also received a bid to nationals.

Hope High School and Yerger Middle School cheer coach Kirby Bradley and Hope ninth grade cheer coach Jennifer Robbins felt pleased by the production of their cheerleaders at camp this summer. Coaches Bradley and Robbins were proud of the accomplishments by their cheer groups input and looking forward to their abilities to showcase for senior and junior high football and basketball games to represent Hope for 2018-19 sports year.

HHS CHEER CAMP AWARDS
Team Honors
Received Bid to Nationals
Spirit Stick
Second Place in the Jam Competition
Second place in the Champion Chant Competition

14 nominated for All American
Jaidyn Simington
Makayla Williams
Kanasia Alexander
Ta'Cara Phillips
Jordyne Weston
Lanija Muldrow
Diamond Walton
Miyaunna Purifoy
Jaleia Davis
Ashanti Phillips
Za'Nautica Barker
Anntaevia Briggs
Na'Tyja White
Audrianna Collins

All American
Jaidyn Simington
Kanasia Alexander
Makayla Williams
Za'nautica Barker
Jaleia Davis
MiYaunna Purifoy

Top All-American Cheerleader
Jaidyn Simington

Asked to tryout and join the NCA Staff
Jaidyn Simington
Kanasia Alexander
Makayla Williams
Jaleia Davis

Top Gun Tumbler
Jaidyn Simington

Top Gun Stunt
Jaidyn Simington
Kanasia Alexander
Makayla Williams
Tacara Phillips
Jordyne Weston

HOPE 9TH GRADE CHEER CAMP AWARDS
Team Awards
Received a Bid to Nationals

Nominated for All-American
Ashlyn Courtney
Jordyn Simington
Halee Ward
Gianna Knight

All-American
Ashlyn Courtney
Jordyn Simington
Halee Ward
Gianna Knight

Herkie Award For Showing Most Spirit and Leadership
Jordyn Simington

YERGER MIDDLE SCHOOL 7TH AND 8TH GRADE CHEER CAMP AWARDS
Nominated For All-American
Jaylei Simington
Quincee Key
Janaisiah Pegue
Reniyah Hussey
ShaKira Manning

All-American
Jaylei Simington