Bree Barnes will graduate from Quincy Senior High School this year. She is the daughter of Brian and Cinda Barnes and a part of the Gem City family for almost 12 years. She was on gymnastics team, tumbling team, and just this past year on the Gem City All-Star squad. In 2012, Bree qualified and competed in the AAU Junior Olympics.
Sophia Soltwedel, long-time presence at Gem City as an athlete and employee, will graduate from Quincy Senior High School this year. She tumbled at the gym for 10 years, competing for seven of those years on the Tumbling Team. Sophia also danced for 10 years at Beth Heinze Dance Academy and was very involved in high school.
Gem City’s All Star Squad earned 7th place out of 19 squads in their division at Nationals! Their score of 96.033 out of 100 was their best score all season. They competed with over 500 other teams at the 2019 US Finals-Cheer and Dance National Competition in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Gem City’s All Star Cheer Squad earned a second place finish at the Mardi Gras Super Nationals competition in St. Louis on April 7 at the Chaifetz Arena. (You can check out their routine below!) This was their last competition of the regular season before heading to nationals next month.
Gem City’s All Star Squad will compete at Nationals in Virginia Beach, Virginia in May 2019.