Three Shelton American Youth Cheer Squads Capture National Titles

Three Shelton Youth Cheer squads took National Titles at The 2018 American Youth Cheerleading National Competition held at The Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, Florida on December 9, 2018.

The three teams traveled to Florida where they competed over a 2 day period against the best of the best for a championship title as well as the coveted National Championship jacket. Over 200 teams compete at this event annually.

All three teams qualified for this event by placing first on November 17th at their Regional competition held in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Shelton D-8 Large White is made up of 22 6-8 year olds and coached by Angie DeWitt and Erin Boyle.

Shelton D-10 Large White is made up of 19 8-10 year olds and coached by Kim DeJesus and Courtney Cole.

Shelton D-14 Large Blue is made up of 30 11-13 year olds and coached by Julie Bibby and Patti Prodan.

This is an amazing accomplishment for Shelton Youth Cheer and it is a first for all competitive squads to end their season undefeated at Nationals.

Shelton Youth Cheer also had 2 non-compete teams this season that performed at the local and state level.

Shelton Tiny Mites consists of 5 and 6 year olds coached by Melissa Jennings and Amanda Falconieri.

Shelton Unified is made up of special needs children coached by Kayla Liggins and Lynda Brunswick.

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