The College of Southern Nevada Spirit Squad, The Coyotes,
LAS VEGAS, December 27, 2011 – The College of Southern Nevada Spirit Squad, The Coyotes, took first place in the category College Cheer Co-Ed Level 6 in the American Grand Nationals hosted by The American Cheer and Dance Championships in Las Vegas on December 17-18, 2011.
The squad coached by Caron Milstead includes Brianna Vargas, Vynnie Casas, Olga Alvarado, Patricia Waggoner, Kristina Bennett, Demarcus Jackson, Chaslina Cress, Candace Wynants, Theresa Leany, Angelique Southern, Alexis Banks, Darian Venezio, Meesha Worden, Antionique Hankston, Ashley Kerr, Raven Vanzandt, Kyle Anderson, Lashawna Reasonover, Tyra Browning, and Yesica Martin.
“The judges provided positive feed back about our energy level and our music was a huge hit,” Milstead said. “I have never been more proud to coach an incredible group of students filled with sheer determination, hard work and sacrifice.”
The CSN Foundation supported the squad with a donation to help pay for the entrance into the competition. Student Life and Leadership and Student Government also support the squad.
Next up for the student club is the Universal Cheerleaders Association West Coast Champions competition, March 3-4, 2012, in Anaheim, California. In the meantime, the squad will announce a try-out date in early January to fill vacant spots. The Spirit Squad cheers for intramural sports, in addition to appearances at college and community events.
Founded in 1971 and educating thousands of students a semester, the College of Southern Nevada (csn.edu) is the state’s largest and most ethnically diverse higher education institution. CSN offers more than 200 degree and certificate options in more than 130 areas of study, including 25 degree and certificate programs available entirely online. Students create flexible, personalized schedules, including day, evening, and weekend classes taught on three main campuses and multiple locations throughout Southern Nevada. CSN — Your future starts here.