Hornets earn second in states

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On Feb. 21 the Essex High School Cheerleaders took second place in the 2015 Vermont High School State Cheer Championship at Vergennes High School. The Hornets scored 181 and were only bested by the Division-I cheer squad from Rutland – the Raiders accumulated a score of 196 to earn the State Championship title.

Essex’s cheerleaders will travel to Lawrence, Mass. on March 21 to compete in the 2015 New England High School Cheerleading Championship.

The Essex cheerleaders pose for a photo after earning second place at the 2015 Vermont High School State Cheer Championship with a score of 181. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED

The Essex cheerleaders pose for a photo after earning second place at the 2015 Vermont High School State Cheer Championship with a score of 181.
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