The Tazewell High School Competition Cheer Team received a 1st place Region 1A/2A West championship on October 28 at the western regional cheer competition at Appomattox High School. This is the first regional championship the team has won in 20 years since the team has been in existence. They then traveled to Richmond, Virginia November 7 for the Virginia High School Competition Cheer Championship.
The squad consists of: Maddie Blankenship, Hayley Clifton, Destinee Coleman, Tori Coleman, Brittany Cregar, Adrienne Crouse, Payton Freeman, Leah Kelly, Emily, Kelly, Mollie Necessary, Kaitlyn Oxford, Paige Pauley, Destiny Purvis, Sarah Ray, Kelli Roark, Baylee Sheets. Garyn Stowers, Abby Webb, Autumn Williby. Alternates: McKenzie Jones and Aaliyah Wright. Coaches: Sara Goodson, Amee Sparks, and Chelsa Whittaker.
On Tuesday, October 11, 2015, the Town of Tazewell recognized their efforts at the Town Council meeting with a resolution.