Merrillville High School Cheerleading

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    "I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion."
    ~Mia Hamm


    Welcome to MHS Cheerleading...
    No Regrets!

    MHS Cheerleading Mission Statement

    The mission of Merrillville High School cheerleading is to promote school spirit and to serve as ambassadors between our school and community. We strive to represent the Merrillville Pirates with pride and outstanding character. It is our goal to be role models and lead by example in and out of the classroom. We understand that we are students before we are athletes and that this relationship is reciprocal. As a team, we will persevere to improve academically, physically, and mentally everyday with the intention of being revered and reaching our ultimate goal of the being the best cheer team of all.

    Philosophy (click on link to view the entire philosophy)
    The philosophy of the Merrillville High School Cheerleading coaching staff centers on the ideals of fostering a winning attitude, helping athletes develop physically and mentally, and instilling a true enjoyment and passion for Merrillville Cheerleading. We believe that our natural diversity and talents are our best assets. We practice a cooperative style of coaching which allows for all team members to have ownership and share in the successes of our mission.
    School Colors:
    Purple & White
    Contact Us:
    Merrillville High School
    276 East 68th Place
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    Lori Govert ext. 6213 & 6322
    Madeline Beason ext. 6458