Local cheerleaders participate in the Disney Thanksgiving Day parade


Hope Owens, Samantha Pitts and Ashton Childress recently participated in the Disney Thanksgiving Day parade.

Special to The Star
Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 08:59 AM.

Hope Owens, Samantha Pitts and Ashton Childress, all students in Gulf County Schools, represented their junior varsity cheerleading squads in the UCA All-American Cheerleaders' Thanksgiving Day Tour in Disney World.

They had the honor of performing in the Thanksgiving Day Parade with approximately 350 other cheerleaders from around the country. The girls were chosen to try out and were selected for UCA All American Cheerleader when they attended cheer camp this past summer. Ashton represented Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School JV cheerleaders and Hope and Samantha represented Wewahitchka High School JV cheerleaders.

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