The Yellow Jacket Cheerleaders and Dance Team competed in the Eastern Cheer And
Dance Association's Capital City Extreme Championships on March 3, 2013.
On March 3, 2013, the Randolph-Macon College Yellow Jacket Cheerleaders and the
Dance Team competed in the Eastern Cheer and Dance Association’s Capital City Extreme
Championships at the Arthur Ashe Jr. Center in Richmond, Virginia. This competition
crowns divisional champions, and teams can qualify for the U.S. Finals National
The Dance Team competed in the Variety/Collegiate division. For the second consecutive
year, the team’s score earned them the Division Champions title, with an opportunity
to compete for national ranking at the U.S. Finals.
The Cheerleaders competed in the Open Level 6 All-Girl Division. For the first time
in R-MC cheerleading-team history, the cheerleaders earned the Division Champions
title and a chance to compete for national ranking at the U.S. Finals.
“R-MC cheerleaders, dancers and coaches are thankful to our fans for their support,”
says Susan Cassidy, who coaches the Cheerleaders and Dance Team. “We are especially
grateful to President and Mrs. Lindgren for attending this tournament and cheering
us on as we took the floor.”
Yellow Jackets Dancers are: Chertaevia Clark ’16, Mariam Ihsane
’13, Dory Jackson ’16, Savannah Kaiser ’15
(captain), Jennifer Watson ’14 (captain), Martika
Williams ’16, and Katharine Winters ’15 (team choreographer).
Yellow Jackets Cheerleaders are: Hannah Ashley ’16, Allison
Carpenter ’16, Tristen Cerbo ’14, Brittni DiPatrizio
’15, Lauren Dollins ’16, Taylor Edwards ’15,
Nicole Fote ’16, Kaitlyn Holzhauer ’16, Kaity
Jost ’16, Nora Lundberg ’14, Sara Miller ’15,
Brittany McThenia ’15 (captain), Jaclyn Oakes ’16,
Callie Price ’16, Chayron Purnell ’14 (captain),
Tanya Ramer ’15, and Emily Snyder ’15.
Cassidy, in her 10th season with Randolph-Macon, is assisted by Annamaria Diaz
’11. Cassidy is a former University of Pittsburgh Cheer captain with
two National Cheerleading Association national championship titles. She has more
than 30 years’ experience in dance instruction, choreography and competition at
the local and national levels.