POSTED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 10:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 10:21pm
BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) — Victoria Patton, a Precision Athletes and St. Michael High School cheerleader will compete in the finals for National Cheerleader of the Year in Fayetteville, North Carolina on May 20-21.
Victoria is one of 28 finalists for the award. She was chosen from hundreds of applicants nationwide after being nominated secretly nominated by her Precision Athletes coach, Robbie Gautreaux.
Victoria's strengths don't stop at cheerleading. She maintained a 4.0 throughout her high school career and scored a 32 on her ACT. Her hard work in the classroom has her set to enroll at the Honors College at Mississippi State University where she will major in Biomedical Engineering.
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