The DeKalb County High School Basketball Cheerleaders recently participated in a Cheerleaders of America (COA) Summer Camp.
COA holds events for over 150,000 cheerleaders and dancers around the United States. Celebrating 20 years as an industry leader, COA was founded in 1987 by Steven G. Wedge and is currently one of the top three leaders in spirit education.
Through intense and top-rated training and practice, the DCHS squad learned a variety of dances, cheers, chants, and stunts. Annually, the COA staff selects award winners during the summer camps it administers around the country.
The final day of the summer camp, the DCHS Cheerleaders received the following awards: Superior Rating for their routine. A Superior Rating is based on their Mastery of COA standards of cheer and dance, high level of difficulty, and no major mistakes for a cheer routine.