Prior to the Meade County High School’s final Greenwave Basketball game of the season, coaches from both the Greenwave Cheerleading Team and the MCHS Dance Team honored their departing seniors. The cheer team says goodbye to four seniors while the dance team only had one graduating this year.
The four graduating cheerleaders are:
Caitlin Yocum, daughter of Christi Brooks, and Steve Yocum. Caitlin’s future includes attending Lindsey Wilson College where she will cheer for the Bule Raiders, while furthering her education by studying Psychology. She has been a member of the Cheerleading team for four years and a member of Skills USA for four years.
Elizabeth Dishon, daughter of James and Darlene McClelland. Elizabeth’s future includes attending Lindsey Wilson College where she will also cheer for the Bule Raiders, while furthering her education to one day pursue a career in nursing. She has been a member of the Cheerleading team for four years and a member of HOSA for four years.
Sapphire Haynes, daughter to Chris and Aimee Haynes. Sapphire’s future includes attending Georgetown College where she was accepted in the Health Scholars program and will study Bio-Chemistry while taking her cheer skills to the next level cheering on the Tigers. She has been a member of Cheerleading team for four years, as well as a member of MCHS Pep Club, HOSA, Choir, FBLA, American Indian Science and Engineering Society. She was also accepted into the University of Kentucky Health and Research camp in 2020 and will be attending the PEPP program for future medical professionals at UK.
Samantha Wolfe, daughter of Nate and Rachael Ricke. Samantha’s future includes attending Georgetown College where she will Major in Pre-Vet while also cheering on the Tigers. She is the present MCHS Cheerleading Captain where she has cheered for four years, while also being a member of Pep Club, Science Club, the National Honors Society and a youth leader at the Brandenburg Church of God.
The lone Dance senior graduating this year was Haylee Phillips, who is the daughter of Sarah and Randy Phillips. Haylee plans on attending ECTC to complete her core classes and will then transfer to WKU where she will pursue her bachelor’s degree in Primary Education. She is the current Dance Captain for the MCHS Dance team and has been a member for the last six years. She is also a member of HOSA, SADD, FCA, and is a Honor Roll student. Haylee has also competed twice with the Dance team at Nationals in Walt Disney World, and has helped the Salvation Army numerous times by ringing the bell in hopes of raising donations for a worthy cause.