Bruins News · Cheer Finshed UCA Camp; Several Earn Recognition


The BHS Cheerleaders attended UCA Camp this past weekend. The team worked on strengthening the fundamentals as well as mastering new skills.  Many Bruin cheerleaders are coming home with awards and high honors. Seniors Lauriah Lytle, Haelynn Withers, Caitlyn Morgan, Eli Perez and Colton McNeal as well as Freshman Kelsey Mosley were chosen as 2018 UCA All-Americans, receiving this honor means they have been offered opportunities to perform and travel at events all over the U.S. as well as internationally. Seniors Haelynn Withers and Colton McNeal received leadership awards. Junior Natalie Thurman was recognized as the Courageous Co-ed for her positivity and willingness to be a great stunt partner. Senior Eli Perez was recognized for his accomplishments of pushing himself and succeeding in hitting a new partner stunt.The jump off went to Seniors Lauriah Lytle and Colton McNeal for their outstanding jumps. The team as a whole received a Superior Ribbon and was invited to attend the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

The Coaches are extremely proud of the progress that was made over the weekend. Coach Danielle Goodspeed stated, “The seniors did a fantastic job of leading the team and giving encouragement and advice to their younger teammates. The freshman, sophomores and juniors made great improvements and stepped up to keep up and stay right along our seniors.” She continued, “We also want to recognize Freshman Gabe Foster who is our Brute, he stepped up into a job he didn’t even sign up for because the team needed him to due to a strong member being injured. Everyone worked extremely hard in a sweltering gym with no a/c to better themselves individually and as a whole team. We are ready and excited to be on the sidelines of Bruin Field in a few short weeks. The BHS cheerleaders are ready to take Bruin spirit to an all time high in the 2018-2019 year. We are Bruin Nation!”