Effingham cheer squad wins the ICCA Edwardsville Invitational

The EHS Competitive Cheer team placed first at the ICCA Edwardsville Invitational on December 19. The team qualified for the ICCA State Championships on January 8, 2022, at the Bank of Springfield Center. Gabbi Kreke and Kyle Thompson earned a spot on the ICCA All-State Cheer Team, too. The team consists of 15 athletes from the entire state of Illinois. Pictured front by row: Sarah Hirtzel, Maddie Rieman, Paige Kalber, Gabbi Kreke, Hallee Lewis, Makenna Duckwitz, Abbie Cochran. Back row: Coach Lisa Sigg, Aila Woomer, Serenity Traxler, Kyle Thompson, Brianna Alwardt, Gabby Haslett, Kaylee Thompson, Addison Holste, Coach Ashley Clough. Not pictured: Alli Crainick, Lucy Dorman, Addysen Stortzum