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By Kaylee M. King

DONALDSON, IN – Knox High School Senior, Olivia Decker, recently signed her Letter of Intent to cheer at Ancilla College.

Decker is a three year varsity letter winner for the Redskins where she was a flyer. During her cheer career, she was the recipient of the Leadership Award, Most Improved Award, and was voted Most Valuable Player two years in a row.

Outside of cheerleading, Decker was a part of the Knox softball team where she lettered three years and was voted Most Improved. She was also a member of the National Honor Society for three years and SADD for two years.

When asked why she chose Ancilla, Decker replied, “I chose Ancilla because it’s close to home, gave me a chance to continue cheering at the college level and made me feel at home.”

“Olivia will be a great addition to the Ancilla College Cheer program,” remarked Head Coach Kaylee King. “Her flying skills will be a great asset to the team and we are excited to see her continue to build her skills.”

Ancilla College (, part of The Center at Donaldson, offers 25 associate degrees, eight one-year certificates and 20 athletic programs. Since 1937, the college has been a sponsored ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. It is a small, private, liberal arts school located two miles south of U.S. 30 on Union Road near Plymouth, Indiana.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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