The Northern Community Knights C team have qualified to compete for the National Cheer and Dance Championships at Walt Disney World that will take place Dec. 2-9.
The Knights are coached by Melissa Diana, assistant coach is Kristen Slattery and team mom is Jennifer Holt.
Cheerleaders are: Gabriella Diana, Calliegh Ellinger, Carlee Foote, Paityn Holt, Hailey-Marie Ingersoll, Emmarae Little, Riley Niemetz, Hailey Southwick, Virginia Spellman, Jaylianna Springer; and Catherine Waugh. Hannah Kusmierczak is also a member of the team, but will not be competing at Disney.
The team is holding a a banquet style dinner happening at the Polish Community Club in Utica on Sunday, Dec. 3. They will be holding basket raffles and other raffles at this event as well.
Anyone who would like to donate may do so through the team’s Facebook Page – NC Knights Cheer Pee Wee 2 (facebook.com/knightscheerpeewee2/).