The Johnston County Board of Education recognized the North Johnston High School varsity cheerleaders on Tuesday, May 12, for competing at nationals.
While at nationals, which were held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the squad earned the 3rd runner-up in the Small Varsity Non-Tumble Division.
“The team has worked extremely hard this year and has represented North Johnston High School in a grand way,” said coach Teresa Lewis.
The NJHS varsity cheerleading squad is a 2A team, and they competed against teams from 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A throughout the road to Nationals.
Earlier this season the North Johnston High School varsity cheerleaders competed in a Pre-State competition hosted by Cheer Ltd. in November and won first place and a bid to Cheer Ltd. Nationals at CANAM. Next they competed in the NCHSAA Invitational Cheerleading competition in Raleigh in November placing 3rd runner up and received a second bid to compete in nationals.