The Dallas Middle School cheerleaders will leave Thursday, Jan. 23 for Dallas, TX where they will particiapte in the National Cheer Association national championship. The girls qualified for the competition during summer camp. They will participate in two categories - a traditional routine, a 2:30 long cheer consisting of a dance and cheer, and a 1:15 time-out cheer. They will compete in the junior high division. Members of the squad are Marissa Roberts, Olivia Rinaldi and Lauren Alves, captains. Eighth-graders are Ariyonna Martin and Margaret Evanoski. Seventh-graders are Grace Jarden, Ashley Weinstein, Victoria Dent, Chloe Scott, Gabby Sweeney, Sierra Loiselle, Liz Chamberlain, Courtney Moss, Katie Zimmerman, Samantha Dixon, Savannah Zimmerman, Ava Dettore, Hannah Morgan and Caitlin Walsh.