City Council honors junior varsity cheerleaders

Written By: Talk of the Sound News

The New Rochelle City Council honored the junior varsity cheerleading team June 21 for becoming the 2015-2016 Westchester County champions, the regional champions at the Universal Cheerleaders Association’s Northeast Championship, and earning fourth place at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship, a news release said.

The presentation ceremony was held at the City Hall, where Mayor Noam Bramson praised the team’s achievements and applauded the exemplary characteristis of the athletes, the release said.

Coach Karissa Vargas thanked the mayor and spoke of the team’s hard work, and recognized the coaches, several alumnae and parents for their support.