If you get out and about in Manhattan Beach, you're pretty much guaranteed to see the Mira Costa High School Pep Squad leading cheers and songs at school, community and competitive activities.
Yes, "Rah, Rah, Sis Boom Bah" in the hands of MCHS students is about the best it can get.
And now, members for the 2012-13 school year have been announced and include:
- Varsity Cheer: Hannah Anderson, Amanda Betts, Ashley Cohen, Natasha Cohen, Alexandra Daniels, Nicki Durazo, Ashley Gardner, Sydney Hom, Tatiana Jaramillo, Sara Lensing, Juliana Loiola and Katherine van Behren.
- Varsity Song: Anais Checa, Amanda Gale, Amanda Johnson, Kandace King, Kaitlin Montalvan, Victoria Noble, Gillian Searer, Savannah Sinfield and Montana Troeger.
- Junior Varsity Cheer: Isabelle Chau, Sasha Congdon-Ng, Nicole Gaines, Kim Garlitos, Amanda Goetz, Breanna Harris, Kelli Killman, Astarte Masterton, Samantha Mausner, Jordan Salim, Raina Serota, Nicole Sumen, Dryden Unszusz, Mariah Wright and Iman Vela.
- Junior Varsity Song: Allison Lockard-Loob, Desiree Lopez, Carolyn Mazariegos, Kylie Newell and Katelyn Watts.
The new squad is already busy: They will begin their community outreach at the Grand View Gator Run on June 2, host a summer cheer camp July 16-20 at MCHS and continue providing sideline leadership and spirit throughout the school year at every football, basketball and volleyball game.
For more information about the Mira Costa Pep Squad or to register for the summer cheer camp, go to www.mchspepsquad.com.