Manatee cheerleaders at national meet soar
BRADENTON -- Three Manatee Wildcat cheer teams are celebrating high finishes Dec. 6-13 in the 2014 Pop Warner National Cheer and Dance Championships in Orlando.
Junior peewee, junior midget and midget teams -- totaling almost 100 girls between the ages of 8 and 12 -- took home third place, sixth place and second place, respectively.
Miller Elementary students raise funds for shelter
BRADENTON -- Second-grade students at Miller Elementary School helped a community outreach program to benefit the Manatee County Animal Shelter.
Students gathered supplies to benefit the dogs and cats, including toys, cat litter, treats and food.
The event helped students learn about the joy of giving, organizers said.
-- Herald staff reports