Helen Cox High School Cheerleaders are the 2016 Small Varsity Non-Tumbling National Champions!
They defeated the previous 2-time champion team Belle Chasse High School as well as 37 other teams by several points at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship in Disney World which took place February 6-7. This is the largest cheerleading competition in the world with over 600 teams and 13,000 cheerleaders participating.
The cheerleaders also won 3rd place in the Non-Tumbling Game Day Competition coming in behind 1st place by only 4/10ths of a point.
Team Members are: Kaytlin King, Kelsey Brooks, Tayla Phillips, Deriyana Veira, Quaneisha Trim, Darius Whigham, Christa’ Colar, Whitney Walker, Deja Durant, Alexis Carroll, Jakobe’ Lecoq and Nyla Gray.
The team is coached by LaToya Bailey, Cox Social Studies teacher and Darrell Williams, District High School Math Coordinator.