WSCC Cheerleaders finish 3rd in nation at UCA competition01/14/2017
Stefany Pate named new cheerleading coach08/11/2016
*Wallace State Cheerleader tryouts are scheduled for May 13-14. On Saturday, May 13, tryouts are at 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Interviews are at 5 p.m.
On Sunday, May 14, doors open at noon and tryouts are from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A mandatory practice follows.
There is a $35 fee at the tryout.
In January 2017, Wallace State’s Cheerleaders earned 3rd place nationally at the UCA event in Orlando. In July 2016, the Cheerleaders finished first overall at summer camp in Tuscaloosa, winning top sideline chant and finishing second in cheer and fight song.
Wallace State also had the honor to be one of the teams that received the “Most Collegiate Award!”Read more...
Wallace State’s Cheerleading program consists of up to 24 members. Wallace State cheerleaders cheer for all men’s and women’s basketball games, represent the college at several events on campus and are ambassadors for Wallace State throughout the community. The Wallace State cheerleading squad is one of the premier community college squads in the nation. The WSCC Cheerleaders won the UCA National Championship in 2004 and 2006.
Although the required skills for Wallace State cheerleaders may vary from year to year, there are some requirements which are standard. Tumbling skills are a standing back tuck, standing back handspring back tuck, 2 to tuck, layout or full and a tumbling pass which consists of at least a round of back handspring tuck, layout or full. Stunt skill requirements are based upon past team members’ abilities and overall talent level of participants. A toss extension, toss shoulder stand, and toss lib will be required, as well as a toss heel stretch with a full-down cradle and a toss cupie.
Scholarship Information: Wallace State Cheerleading is a scholarship program. As part of Student Activities and the Athletic Department, scholarship assistance is available to all of our cheerleaders. For the 2017-2018 year, we will award ten scholarships each to men and women. Other scholarships are available. Our full athletic scholarships cover tuition, books, and fees, and the full tuition scholarships cover tuition and fees. Each cheerleader will receive a minimum $250.00 each semester for books. Scholarships are awarded based on score, grades and need. Please note that scholarship funds may not be applied to a student’s account until the applicant has completed their financial aid application at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Click here for a scholarship application.
Academics First: Wallace State College provides tutors upon request to student-athletes in need. We also monitor each cheerleader’s grades and will intervene when necessary. The student-athletes will receive assistance with scheduling difficulties and are excused from class during required athletic events. Wallace State College cheerleaders are fortunate to have access to exceptional facilities, including a practice room with mirrored walls and a full competition floor. They also have use of the weight room, training rooms, and video facilities.
For more information contact:
Stefany Pate – 256.352.8277 / firstname.lastname@example.org