Cheer team includes students with developmental challenges

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (WPVI) -- A high school senior in New Castle County, Delaware has started the state's first unified cheer team.

The athletes are a mix of Middletown High School students with and without cognitive or developmental challenges.

Senior Cheer Captain Tori Hibbard launched the official 12-member squad to break down stereotypes and promote inclusion.

The team cheers at unified flag football games, where they perform exciting stunts and routines.


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