The Bishop Dwenger Varsity Cheer Team received the school’s ninth title at the Contest of Champions Nationals in Orlando, Fla.
The 22-member team won the extra-large varsity division consisting of teams of 20 members or more. The team also received the highest score of any team at the competition that day and were crowned National Grand Champions for the ninth time.
More than 96 teams competed that day.
Members are seniors: Emily Budzon, Elizabeth Budzon, Lauren Didier, Haley Enrietto, Mariah Tippmann, Allison White. Juniors: Clare Anderson, Alexis Eddy, Dominique Effinger, Maggie Houlihan, Graisen Proctor, Lucy Schenkel and Emily Tippmann. Sophomores: Jenna Eckland, Grace Gillig and Maddy Tippmann. Freshmen: Katie Eddy, Jaclyn Grutsch, Raina Gulachek, Carson Jasper, Sylvia Schenkel and Amy Weilbaker. The team is coached by Amy Gonzagowski, Vicki Kuker and Doris Derheimer.