Xtreme Allstars recognized by Cullman mayor and council

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Leanne West

CULLMAN – At this week’s Cullman City Council meeting, the mayor and city council formally recognized the Cullman Gymnastics & Cheer Academy's Xtreme Allstars for their accomplishments at the U.S. Finals Cheer & Dance held April 8-9, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida. On behalf of the mayor and council, Councilmember Clint Hollingsworth presented the teams with a signed and framed resolution. The resolution reads as follows

WHEREAS, the Cullman Gymnastics & Cheer Academy’s “Xtreme Allstars” is a competition cheer team that is divided into four teams coached by Ashley Wilbanks (head coach), Becky Milligan, Sarah Brock, Abbie Wallace, and Amy Wallace; and,

WHEREAS, on April 8-9, 2017, three of the Xtreme Allstars teams competed in the U.S. Finals Cheer & Dance in Pensacola, Florida, earning two 1st place trophies and one 3rd place trophy; and,

WHEREAS, the Kappa Pi team placed 1st and includes Kennedy Kruger, Lexi Sumrall, Decia McClure, Lindsay Skinner, Addison Burgess, Maddie Witcher, Kathryn Dueland, Amberly Brown, Brilee Carter, Jacey Mickle, Kylee Brooks, Taylin Clemmons, Kayti Murillo, and Reagan Randu; and,

WHEREAS, the Theta Tau team also placed 1st and includes Wakely Bush, Gabby Richter, Kaylin Bradley, Anna Kate Armstrong, Addison Sparks, Darcy Hall, Emma Jacobson, Cabri Fuller, Arabella Harden, Britlee Hopper, Melody Powell, and Camden Grobe; and,

WHEREAS, the Sigma Chi team placed 3rd and includes Walsh Britt, Decia McClure, Anna Tidwell, Rachel Dueland, Brilee Carter, Rylee Eddleman, Hannah Cook, Lexi Sumrall, Melody Powell, Lilly Ann Powell, Taylor Bullard, Ava Claire Floyd, Jada Flanigan, Savannah Stone, Emery Peed, and Ella Grace Tankersley; and,

WHEREAS, the CGCA Xtreme Allstars deserve special commendation for their outstanding accomplishments, because we realize that it takes tremendous dedication, enthusiasm, hard work, sportsmanship, and teamwork to excel in any sport!

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, on the 10th day of April, 2017, that the Cullman Mayor and City Council, on behalf of our citizens, hereby extend this expression of pride in the accomplishments of the CGCA Xtreme Allstars and wish those teams that placed 1st the very best as they compete among the best teams in the nation in a virtual competition on May 24, 2017.

Woody Jacobs, Mayor


Garlan E. Gudger, Jr., President

Andy Page

John W. Cook

Clint Hollingsworth

Jenny Folsom

Attest: Wesley Moore, City Clerk