Huntington University cheerleading squad to host clinic

FOR RELEASE
2006-02-28
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University 10-member cheerleading squad will host a cheer clinic on Saturday, April 1, 2006, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation.

The squad is inviting girls ages 8-14 to participate. To attend the clinic, participants need to complete a registration form and send it along with a payment of $20 per person. All checks should be made payable to Huntington University Cheerleading.

Organizers suggest that participants pre-register for the event; however, registrations will be accepted at the door. Parents are welcome to stay and watch during the clinic. The following is the clinic schedule:

8:45 a.m. – Check-in at the Huntington University Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation

9 a.m. – Introduction, warm-up, and grouping by skill level

9:15 a.m. – Teaching fundamentals of cheering, tumbling, jumping, and stunting; a cheer and a chant will be practiced.

11 a.m. – Break – Refreshments will be provided.

11:15 a.m. – Review all material learned throughout the day.

Noon – Wrap up – question and answer time

“We are looking forward to making this a great learning experience for every participant,” said Candace Cooper, coach of the Huntington University cheerleading squad. “It is our hope that everything learned would benefit each girl in her future as a cheerleader.”

For more information, call Cooper at (260) 224-0179 or e-mail her at ccooper@huntington.edu. Click here to download the registration form in PDF format. 
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  
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Ashley C. Smith
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Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
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