Nearly 100 kindergarten through eighth grade students participated in Mater Dei’s Cheerleading Camp July 17-21.
OUTSTANDING ALL-AROUND AWARD WINNERS: (front, from left) Aubrey Eversgerd, Elizabeth Schwarz, Madi Rae Redman, Marlie Haas; (back, from left) Mabry Benhoff, Mya Wessling, Samantha Cooper and Abigail Gross.
OUTSTANDING JUMPS AWARD WINNERS: (front, from left) Aliya Hollenkamp, Maylee Voss, Aubrey Mulvin, Bella Thole; (back, from left) Lily Lappe, Zoe Luth, Evelyn Fuehne and Makenzie Ross-Foppe.
OUTSTANDING GYMNASTICS AWARD WINNERS: (front, from left) Kinsley Beach, Bryn Winkeler, Alexis Eversgerd, Lila Huelsmann; (back, from left) Jacey Robke, Bella Singler, Morgan Jansen and Mayce Diekemper.
Coaches and members of the bowling team, boys basketball team, girls basketball team and cheerleading squad, as well as their families, celebrated their seasons and honored team members during the Winter Athletic Banquet on Sunday, April 23.
Bowling award winners were (from left) Keegan Spirek – Highest Average, Maria Kreke – Best Spare Percentage, and Calvin Kalmer – Most Improved Bowler.
Boys basketball award winners were (from left) Nolan Robben – Offensive Player of the Year, Cordell Beckmann – Coaches Award, Mason Toennies – Most Improved Player, Lucas Theising – Defensive Player of the Year, and Noah Gerdes – MVP.
Cheerleading award winners were (from left) Callie Becker – Co-Outstanding Leadership Award, Carly Etter – MVP, Emily Morris – Co-Outstanding Leadership Award, Alyssa Winkeler – Above and Beyond Award, and Savanna Luitjohan – Most Improved Cheerleader.
Girls basketball award winners were (from left) Margo Lampe – Defensive Player of the Year, Logan Braundmeier – Free Throw Award and Coaches Award, and Kelsey Gerdes – MVP. (Not pictured is Kierra Winkeler – Most Improved Player.)
The Mater Dei cheerleaders would like to thank all those who donated at the last home football game for the Breast Cancer Cure. The squad collected $132.00 that night and matched that amount with the spirit item sales for a total donation of $264.00 to the Susan G. Komen of St. Louis.