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DGN cheerleaders qualify for state competition

The Downers Grove North High School Varsity and JV cheerleaders have qualified for the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association State Championship after strong finishes at the Rockford East Cheer Invitational in Rockford, Ill., on Jan. 17.
The Varsity team, coached by Meghan Growe, qualified after earning second place in the large varsity division. Varsity participants must score 85% or higher out of a possible 400 points to qualify for the state championship.
DGNs Junior Varsity cheerleaders, coached by Stacy Collett, captured first place in the small JV division at the Rockford competition, outscoring seven other teams, to qualify for the championship. Junior varsity teams must score 80% or more of 400 possible points to qualify for the ICCA championship.  

The ICCA State Championship will be held Feb. 13-14, at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield, Ill.
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