The Anson cheerleader performs in the New Year’s Day Parade in London

Anson cheerleader Morgan Burr performed for over 500,000 spectators and 300 million TV viewers at London’s New Year’s Day Parade on January 1.

WADESBORO – Morgan Burr, Junior at Anson County College and Varsity Cheerleader for Anson High School, has been selected as an All-American.

According to UCA, the All American designation is “an individual award for those who demonstrate artistic excellence, leadership, and strong values.” For this achievement, Burr was invited to celebrate in London’s New Year’s Day Parade on January 1, 2023.

This parade is about 2 miles long. It has about 500,000 spectators and about 300 million TV viewers.

She spent a week in London with other Americans attending from all over the US and was able to tour St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Windsor, Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, and even see Queen Elizabeth’s crown!

This once in a lifetime experience began this past summer, when Anson’s Varsity cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheer Association (UCA) camp at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. Cheerleaders are selected at this camp to try out for All-Americans.

Morgan is the daughter of Chris Burr and the granddaughter of Mary Stovall and the late Stanley (Buddy) Stovall of Wadesboro and Casey and Linda Burr of Georgetown, SC. She has a sister, Taylor Burr, and a brother, Jackson Burr.

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