Black History Firsts: Savannah State University Takes Home National Cheerleading Award

By Danielle Kwateng-Clark

There’s literally something to cheer about for Savannah State University, as the school became the first historically black college and university to win the National Cheerleading Award on Sunday.

The Georgia-based school’s squad is composed of 12 women and one man, who were able to wow judges at the CheerSport Nationals in Atlanta, the first time in its 24-year history.

Savannah State Cheerleading squad“We are very excited, ecstatic, just a feeling that you can’t explain,” senior cheerleader Morgan Moore told Savannah’s WJCL. “It’s indescribable, it’s just a great feeling to know that we’ve made history at our school.

Source: Essence

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