Pasco-Hernando State College is holding tryouts for its 2016-2017 cheerleading team at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21 in the Fitness Center located in building K on the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road. A tryout preparation session for the upcoming season will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 15. Stunting and jumping skills are required; tumbling skills are recommended. The tryout preparation session will include practicing with peers and receiving tips from coaching staff, in addition to receiving the cheer tryout application packet.
The PHSC cheerleaders compete at the state and national level, promote school spirit on campus and at all home basketball games. Team members also will support additional PHSC athletic programs, host fundraisers, and participate in community service projects throughout the year.
Male and female PHSC students, including incoming freshmen, returning sophomores, and transfer students in good academic standing may try out. Students are encouraged to follow the PHSC cheer team on social media channels including Facebook and Twitter to learn about upcoming team workout dates available for anyone interested in participating. Cheerleading tryout requirements and additional information can be found at www.phsc.edu/athletics/cheerleading.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multicampus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.