Owensboro Catholic cheerleader shines bright on sidelines


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Ann Switzer is in her second season as an Owensboro Catholic cheerleader, and there’s no doubt she’s a fan favorite.

Switzer was born with Down syndrome, but she doesn’t let it slow her down. She not only is on the cheer team, but the Aces say she is one of the best cheerleaders they have.

“The entire student body has absolutely embraced Ann from the moment she walked into the building,” said head coach Jeff Fritz. “She brings hard work, a great attitude, and a smile. We all absolutely love her.”

Ann says her favorite part of being on the team is cheering at basketball games and that she loves to support her friends.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 4, 2020)

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