Representative Phil Haire presented FHS Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleading squads with a certificate commemorating their recent victory as state cheerleading champions for the Western North Carolina district.
The teams went to Raleigh from Feb.11-13 and competed in the North Carolina Cheerleading Coaches Association. Both Varsity and Junior Varsity squads won first in nontumbling cheerleading.
The duel win was the first in FHS cheerleading history. Varsity coach Jennifer Turner- Lynn attributed her team’s success this year to good leadership and hard work.