The Hampton Inn in McKinney was host to Anna’s first Cheerleading Banquet for the fifth and sixth grade cheer team. The event opened with the invocation by Del Church. Church was also the guest speaker for the event.The honorees received trophies for:


WOW Showmanship: Shalaina Rice, Princess Senegal and Breanna Durica. Cheerleaders who excelled on the field and in the classroom were awarded medals for honor roll: Kayla Kirk, Haylee Damm, MacKenzie Damm, Shalaina Rice, Breanna Durica and Savannah Short. Shalaina Rice was the loudest cheerleader and was awarded the golden megaphone trophy. Most Versatile: Brooklyn Anderson, Jade Williams and Paris Williams. Most Confident: Kayla Kirk, Paris Williams and Princess Senegal. Coyote Pride: MacKenzie Damm and Robyn Rodriguez. Best Flips: Summer Kane. Determination: Savannah Short, Olivia Ruggiero, Shakira Rice, Yasmin Allen, Jade Williams and Robyn Rodriguez. Endurance: Haylee Damm, Shakira Rice, Savannah Short, MacKenzie Damm and Robyn Rodriguez. Outstanding Leadership: Paris Williams, Haylee Damm and Princess Senegal. Most Energetic: Summer Kane, Breanna Durica and Kayla Kirk. Miss Congeniality: Haylee Damm and Robyn Rodriguez. Awesome Attitude: Robyn Rodriguez and Savannah Short. Gina Centore and Billy Vest received gift certificates for their outstanding parental support.


Most Supportive Parent: Pauline Durica was awarded a plaque. Parent Erica Bell received a plaque for her attendance and support of both fundraisers. Randy Black of Brookshire’s received a plaque for No. 1 community supporter. Samuel Mercer of Grandy’s Chicken received a plaque for top community supporter.


Head Coach Renay Senegal surprised Coach Kimberly Allen and Coach Shannon Baptiste with a trophy for their coaching skills. The cheer moms also surprised all three coaches with gift cards expressing their gratitude for coaching the girls over the football season.


The Anna cheerleaders would like to thank the community supporters for assisting them in making this event a success: Brookshire’s, Grandy’s, Sam’s, Chipotle, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Starbucks, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, Chick-Fil-A, Blue Goose Cantina, Chili’s, Applebee’s, Jimmy John’s and the Hampton Inn.