Kerens Varsity and Junior High Cheer competed at the NCA State of Texas Championship Competition Dec. 15 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in downtown Dallas and walked away with the following Top Honors/Awards: In the 2A Game Day Division, Kerens Varsity takes home first place in Band Chant, making them NCA State Champions. They also take second place in Fight Song and third place for Crowd Leading Cheer. In the JH Game Day Division (1A-6A), Kerens JH takes fifth place in Fight Song, sixth place in Crowd Leading Cheer and ninth place in Band Chant. In the Mascot Division,
Kerens High School students Alice Billingsley (Betty Bobcat) and Tiara Bailey (Brittany Bobcat) finish as Finalists with Kerens JH student Marco Torres (Bobby Bobcat) also finishing as a Finalist. Pictured are sophomore Shacoyia Williams (back row,from left), sophomore Alice Billingsley as Betty Bobcat, sophomore Laura Williams, Assistant Coach Tristan Clay, senior Emilee Burleson, 7th grader Anjelle Kerr, Head Coach Cristy Foreman, sophomore Tiara Bailey as Brittany Bobcat, sophomore Cheyenne Billingsley, 8th grader Marco Torres as Bobby Bobcat (middle row, from left), 8th grader Tiani Hall, 8th grader Kynzee, Elmore, 8th grader Olivia Holt, 7th grader Blair Blue, sophomore Abbigail Holt, senior Katie Atkeisson, sophomore Emma Brumbelow, freshman Emerald Combs, 8th grader Skylar Kamp, 8th grader Stephanie Mills, 7th grader Nerely Pierda, senior Isabel Orta (front row, from left), senior Daisy Quinn and senior Trinity Russell. Varsity Cheer is now preparing for the UIL State Spirit Championship Competition coming up Jan. 15-18 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.