The Ortiz Elementary cheerleaders participated in the UCA Summer Cheer Camp held on July 11-13, 2016. The team came out victorious, earning three gold ribbons in evaluations, a Spirit Stick and the Big Banana for demonstrating the Most Spirt. The team also received a 1st place team trophy for Extreme Dance Routine, 1st place team trophy for Sideline Game Ready, 2nd place team trophy in Cheer, and 1st place Overall in the Elementary Division! Alice Pedraza won the Jump-Off in the Elementary Category while Ebony Delgado, Laisha Abundis, Alessandra Huerta and Sebastian Flores tried out and made the prestigious All-American Team. They will be eligible to participate with the All-American Cheer Team in Houston during Thanksgiving weekend. Cheer Team Coaches/Sponsors are Yolanda Cortinas and Desi Rae Cortinas.