HOLMDEL, N.J. - The Holmdel Township Committee honored Holmdel Cheerleaders on Tuesday as well as Ava Hernando, for their respective successes.
Holmdel Division 10 (D10) and Division 14 (D14) Cheer Teams both brought home big wins after competing in the Jersey Shore Cheer Competition. The D10 Cheer Team brought home a stellar First Place Trophy, finishing first in the American Youth Cheer Jersey Shore Cheerleading Championship. All of the D10 girls are in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade, and attend either Holmdel's Village School or Indian Hill School. Holmdel's D14 Team also brought home an impressive win, coming in First Place in their category. The D14 girls are 6th-7th grade and attend Indian Hill and Satz schools in Holmdel. You can read prior articles here:
After a whirlwind athletic and cultural experience in Bulgaria, Holmdel's Ava Hernando brought home a gold medal for the synchronized trampoline competition, where she competed against youth from various countries. See previous article here:
Hernando won gold in synchronized and placed 17 in the world in individual trampoline for her age group in Youth Elite Age 11-12 World Games.
Ava was honored at last night's Holmdel Town Council Meeting for winning Gold at the 2017 World Age Group Competition in Bulgaria. Her coaches are Tatiana Kovaleva and Steve Gluckstein.
The D-14 Holmdel Cheerleaders were honored for their successes:
Holmdel's D-10 cheer team placed first in the Shore competition:
A Cheerleaders poem was read as well by fourth grader Julissa Adams to an appreciative crowd: