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By Kaylee M. King

DONALDSON, IN – The Ancilla College cheerleading team took the stage on Sunday, January 24th in Ft. Wayne, IN for the CheerMAX competition where they scored 110 out of a possible 150 points to bring home 1st place in their division.

The cheerleading team, who qualified for NCA College Nationals early this summer, has begun preparing for their nationals performance by taking the stage at several competitions leading up to the Nationals event.

The competition, that featured over 30 teams from youth to college, was the team’s first competitive performance of the 2015-16 season. “This team has worked tirelessly throughout the past four months to prepare for this performance,” said head coach Kaylee King. “They have suffered and pushed through much adversity this season and I could not be more proud of the performance they put out on Sunday. They continue to work hard each day, and I am excited to see them continue to progress their skills leading up to nationals.”

Ancilla cheer will compete again on Saturday, February 13th at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Ft. Wayne, IN. They will also travel to Michigan on February 14th, for the Saints Showdown at Aquinas College.

Ancilla College (, part of The Center at Donaldson, offers 22 associate degrees, eight one-year certificates and 19 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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