MONT ALTO, Pa. - Fifty girls from the area attended Penn State Mont Alto's fifth annual cheerleading clinic hosted by the campus cheerleading squad Nov. 9.
Girls, ages 3 to 18, worked with the Penn State Mont Alto cheerleaders to learn new cheers and dances and to perfect stunts, jumps and tumbling passes. At the conclusion of the clinic, the participants performed with the campus squad for their families and coaches.
"I had so much fun cheering with my friends, said most-spirited award winner Jordan Seymore, 7, of Shippensburg, Pa. "The PSU cheerleaders even put me up in the air ... it was so cool."
Like Jordan, many of the participants have only cheered for one year or might not have cheered before. The clinic gave them the opportunity to learn basic skills while those who were older and had experience were able to perfect more advanced skills and learn new techniques.