The first competition of the year for our cheerleaders was on Sunday 3rd May at Blackpool's Winter Gardens. Fifty-three students participated in the event, working extremely hard to achieve success. They were rewarded for their team effort and came away with three 1st place trophies, three 2nd place trophies and a 3rd and 4th trophy.
Ms Johnston said today: “For many of the young cheerleaders it was their first ever competition and the hard work and determination from all was phenomenal. The behaviour and attitude from the girls on the day was fantastic and they were a credit to the academy.”
In addition, on Sunday 10th May the LWA Starlight Cheerleaders supported the Jane Tomlinson Half Marathon by cheering on the participants at the twelve mile marker on Kirkstall Road, Leeds. The girls showed absolute resilience by cheering and chanting for a continual four hours, with many positive comments from the participators on the last mile into the centre of the city.