Wednesday, May 16, 2018
…and 13 state championships too. The Gloucester High School Cheerleaders were my distinguished guests in the Senate chamber where they were recognized by the State Senate for their outstanding accomplishments.
They were recognized for winning the Northeastern Conference Championship Title, the Massachusetts State Championship Title, the New England Championship Title and the 2018 AmeriCheer InterNational Cheerleading Championship, a two-day competition, held at Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
Among the group were Captains Jillian Jean Gross, Vanessa Rosemary Rodolosi and Talia Rose Sanfilippo and team members Tara Nicole Aquipel, Auorora Grace Vincenza Billante, Zariah Denise Billante, Carlie Jordyn Goulart, Julia Marie Harrison, Anthony Michael Petrilli, Emma Catherine Powers, Alli Jeanne Smith, Avery Laura Smith, Kyriah Alie Smithson and Macy MariaThorton.
The team was led by Head Coach Erica Mitchell, Choreographer Eric Bichao and was accompanied by Gloucester Schools Athletic Director Julie Smith.