Dornheim, McLean To Perform In Philadelphia, London Parades

Courtney Dornheim, from Crestwood High School, is one of over 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U. S. who will perform in the 92st Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the nation.

The individuals invited to perform in the parade are cheerleading and dance All Americans selected from Varsity camps around the country, including camps organized by Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA), Universal Dance Association (UDA), National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) and National Dance Alliance (NDA).

All Americans will be in Philadelphia from November 26 through the 29th, practicing their routine and visiting Philadelphia landmarks. All Americans are selected via tryout based on either superior cheerleading or dance skills. Only the top 12% of the cheerleaders and dancers who attend Varsity camps earn the chance to march in a holiday spectacular of this caliber.

Courtney will perform with the All-American group in the annual Thanksgiving Day festivities through the heart of historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event is televised in the Philadelphia area and syndicated throughout the United States.

+++++ Kaitlin McLean, also from

Crestwood High School is one of more than 500 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U. S. who qualified to perform in the world famous London New Year’s Day Parade.

The individuals invited to perform in the parade qualified for the trip after being selected as an All American at one of the summer camps hosted by Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA), National Cheerleaders Association (NCA), United Spirit Association (USA), Universal Dance Association (UDA) and National Dance Alliance (NDA). All Americans are selected to try out based on superior cheerleading skills at camps across the country.