By Kaylee M. King
THORNTOWN, IN – Western Boone High School senior, Lee Ann Horlacher, recently signed her Letter of Intent to join the Charger Cheer Team for the 2015-16 school year.
Horlacher comes to Ancilla with four years of previous sideline cheerleading experience for both football and basketball season, with three years of experience at the varsity level. As a Stars cheerleader, she served in the position of flyer and base with her primary position being flyer.
Horlacher has received five varsity letters and was named the Most Improved Cheerleader in 2014 and the Most Active First Year Member.
In high school, Horlacher has also been a part of the Radio/TV group and received the first place Radio/TV spot production award.
Kayla Heiston, Western Boone Varsity Cheer Coach remarked on Horlacher, “Lee Ann is a hardworking, talented cheerleader. Her laugh is as contagious as they come and she is a true cheerleader at heart.”
When asked why she felt Ancilla was the right choice for her, Horlacher replied, “The size of Ancilla was just right for me. I really wanted a small school and I really enjoyed cheering in high school. Ancilla offered me both and it just felt right.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Lee Ann to the team,” commented Ancilla College head coach Kaylee King. “She has wonderful cheerleading experience and natural talent. She will be serving in the position of flyer for us this upcoming season and while that isn’t an easy task, I am sure that her great work ethic will allow her to be successful at the college level.”
Lee Ann is the daughter of Doug and Dianne Horlacher of Lebanon, IN. While at Ancilla, Lee Ann plans to study business.
Ancilla College (www.ancilla.edu), part of The Center at Donaldson, offers 18 associate degrees and 10 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 in Donaldson, Indiana. It is located two miles south of U.S. 30 on Union Road near Plymouth, Indiana.