Cheer squad rallies fundraising to compete at regionals
March 8, 2023
Who cheers on the cheer squad? A weekend that began with disappointment turned into determination and the will to beat defeat.
As the Wrangell High School boys and girls varsity basketball teams were scheduled to go to Juneau to compete this week, so too was the cheer squad. But there weren't enough funds to cover the trip. That is, until the squad and community jumped into action.
"We're going (to regionals)," said cheer coach Stephanie Cartwright last Saturday. "Between the parents and me ... about 20 minutes ago, we got it covered so we can still (go). I didn't think it was going to happ...