WOOD RIVER – Senior cheerleader Taylor Harding has been involved in 14 years of training in tumbling that has transferred to her role as a cheerleader. She is in her fourth year as an Oiler cheerleader and says what she enjoys most is “bringing school spirit to games and competing with my cheerleading team in the winter.”
Taylor credits her mom and dad for always pushing her to be the best she can be and for helping her get the training she needs to improve her sport.
Get The Latest News!
Don’t miss our top stories and must-know news every day in your inbox. To see also : Jerseyville mentor helps dancers go from studio to football field as Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
“My 14 years of training in tumbling has helped me a lot with the accomplishments I have made as a cheerleader,” she said. “To put in competitive sports at such a young age really helped me to take criticism as well as to be able to improve myself.”
Outside of cheer, Taylor said she enjoys making art and jewelry and selling her work at local farmers markets.
The article continues after the sponsor’s message
He added that being involved in sports throughout high school has made him a better leader in all aspects of his life.
“After high school, I plan to enter the university I’m currently in,” he said. “Even though I love cheer, I don’t know if I will continue my sports career in college.
“I want to major in Interior Design and get my real estate license while I’m in college. I plan to use my artistic skills in my career to design buildings and flip houses.”
Taylor is very involved in activities at East Alton-Wood River High School.
“While in high school I have completed almost every honors dual credit course, have been inducted into the National Honor Society and I am part of the Renaissance,” she said.
“Rush – Tom Sawyer” is now playing on The Eagle, Riverbend’s only Classic Rock station. Read also : Team 1 Has “Inside Track” On Baker Mayfield Trade: Fans React. Check Out Riverbender Radio Today and Listen to Win!