Division 13 cheer team honored

Shelton Youth Football and Cheer’s 2012 Division 13 cheer team was honored on Thursday, April 11 for winning first place at the AYC National Competition in Florida this past December.

The 12 girls and their coaches all received certificates of achievement from Mayor Mark Lauretti in recognition of their national championship.

The cheerleaders honored at the Alderman’s meeting that night were Alexis Marcinczyk, Jessica Maybeck, Jillian DaCruz, Savannah Aldrich, Sarah White, Zaria Siler, Hannah Mott, Morgan Willets, Rheaona Toth, Olivia Aylward, Haley Constantino and Kayli Wills.

Also honored were head coach Lucy Andrade, and assistant coaches Kristyn Andrade, Lynda Brunswick, John Willets and Kaitlin Testani — along with student demonstrators Jessica Cannon and Jenna Dolbier.

Certificates of Achievement were also presented to 2012 Shelton AYF/AYC president Robert Trez and 2012 Shelton AYF/AYC vice president Kevin Robinson.

The Division 13 squad went undefeated all season, winning first place at the local, state and regional competitions.