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Sammy the Bearkat retains national champion title

Senior Reporter

Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 04:04

Sammy the Bearkat retains national champion title

Photo courtesy of Brandon Cooper

University Mascot, Sammy Bearkat, placed first at the National Cheerleading Association Mascot Competition held in Daytona Beach, Florida for the second year in a row.

Sammy the Bearkat placed 1st in the National Cheerleading Association Mascot Competition held in Daytona Beach, Florida for the second year in a row.

The Orange Pride Dance Team also placed first in the National Dance Alliance competition for the second year in a row.

Brandon Cooper, assistant director for student activities, traveled with the teams to Florida.

"The university is extremely proud of all the teams who competed this weekend," said Cooper. "It is an amazing accomplishment for our teams to place first two years in a row and it really shows how hard we have worked."

The All Girl Cheerleading Squad also traveled to Florida and placed 3rd in NDA.

kflowers@houstonianonline.com

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