Recently, the Newburgh Free Academy cheerleading team participated in the Contest of Champions, a national competition, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Newburgh earned first place in their division, surpassing teams from around the country.
“The team worked so hard and practiced numerous hours throughout the season. It takes a lot of effort and dedication to pull off a perfect routine. We hit a few bumps in the road, experienced some disappointments, but in the end, our efforts paid off. I couldn’t be any more proud of my team,” explained Coach Rosana Diaz.