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Year in school: senior

Age: 17

Parents: “My parents are John and Michelle Parker. I have 2 sisters and 1 brother.”

Favorite sport other than cheer: “I Love basketball. I love to play and cheer at the games.”

Favorite thing about my cheer team this year: “My amazing coaches and my teammates. I have so many best friends because of cheer. Cheer is a year round sport and requires a lot of hard work. We have early morning practice everyday plus games and competitions. I have gained more determination and more confidence because of it.”

Responsibilities on the team: “This year I am the captain of our varsity squad. This means I work closely with the coaches to plan events and help them in any way they need. It’s my role to be there for my teammates and call cheers at football and basketball games. I am a flyer which means I am on the top of pyramids and get thrown around.”

Goals and plans after high school: “After high school I will be attending BYU-Idaho.”

Hobbies: “I love everything outdoors especially hiking and rock climbing. I love to tumble, stunt, and dance. Which are the main aspects of cheer.”

Something else you want people to know about you: “I never thought I would be a cheerleader but in eighth grade my friend convinced me to try-out and ever since then I’ve been hooked.”