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Photo provided by Janis Ament -- St. Theresa Middle School cheerleaders who will perform in the 66th annual Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade are, from left, Claire Moreau, Lea Arcemont, Emma Schexnaydre, Madison Douget, McKenna Ramsey, Madison Chaix and Claire Pizzalato.

Lea Arcemont, Madison Chaix, Madison Douget, Claire Moreau, Claire Pizzalato, McKenna Ramsey and Emma Schexnaydre, cheerleaders at St. Theresa Middle School in Gonzales, will join more than 300 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States to perform in the 66th annual Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Participants are cheerleading and dance All-Americans selected from Varsity Spirit’s summer camps throughout the country, including Universal Cheerleaders Association, Universal Dance Association, National Cheerleaders Association and National Dance Alliance, a news release said.

The girls will perform with the Varsity All-Americans in the annual festivities through downtown Houston.