Meet a Member: Brandi

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Honors: Most Dedicated (70 volunteer hours in the 2017-2018 season)

Distinguishing characteristics: sassy, passionate, talented, feisty, courageous, philanthropic

Origin: Deep Creek Lake, MD

Day job: 6th grade Advanced Academics teacher and high school cheer coach

Passions: Cheer, rescue pup Ottis, and her "hubbies"/BFFs/roomies

Biggest goal/dream: Write a tween/teen book on bullying

Fatal flaw: A blessing and a curse, this girl has no filter - what you see is what you get

Fun fact: Brandi has now performed in several Pride parades from coast to coast and was this year's sole Cheer DC representative at San Diego Pride

"The sport of cheerleading fills her whole heart. She embodies the spirit of a charitable cheerleader." - Crystal K.

Meet a Member: Nicole

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Nicknames: Madam President, Vicky

Distinguishing characteristics: diplomatic, bubbly, welcoming, determined

Origin: Seattle, WA

Day job: Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Passions: Cheer, advocacy, and Diego (furry baby)

Fatal flaw: She's a frazzled stressball the morning of any Cheer DC performance

Fun fact: Nicole was recently married in Mexico, joined by several members of Cheer DC and PCA sister team, Cheer Seattle

"There's a reason someone as positive as Nicole was able to start this team and I feel so lucky to know her!" - Maddi H.

Meet a Member: Patricia

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Where are you from? Springfield, VA

Why did you join Cheer DC? I joined Cheer DC to to support my cousin, students, and the community. Of course it’s awesome to be back on a team with such amazing people.

Celebrity Crush? Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow of course!

Hidden Talent?  I can fall asleep anywhere, does that count? Haha!

Favorite Emoji? Salsa dancing queen - Who doesn’t love to dance?

Guilty Pleasure? Binge watching crime shows.

Favorite Holiday? Christmas

Dream Vacation? South Africa

Cannot live without? I absolutely could not live without my cousins!