The cheerleaders from McAllen ISD’s McAllen Memorial High finished eighth at the National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Florida in February. They competed in the Super Varsity Non-Tumbling Game Day Division. This is their ninth national Top 10 finish under Cheer Coach Pedro Ramirez. The Memorial cheer team includes Stephanie De La Garza, Jazaih Escamilla, Kimberly Escobar, Karina Falcon, Kaytee Garcia, Karina Heredia, Alexandra Hinojosa, Angela Houghton, Emily Lara, Diane Mar-Garza, Aleythia Martinez, Chloe Martinez, Jasmine Mata, Alejandra Medina, Jacklyne Moore, Vivian Morgan, Girehlin Negrete, Nayeli Posadas, Kayla Robles, Najlah Sahadi, Sofia Sahadi, Ashley Sauceda, Cassandra Sauceda and Layla Sierra. The team is pictured in Orlando.