Rachel: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader and Marketing for Medical Sales Student

Science Cheerleader Britney here bringing you Rookie Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Rachel! Rachel is pursuing a marketing degree in medical sales. Read below to learn more about Rachel and what motivates her on and off the field. What turned you on to STEM and when?  When I was growing up, science was always my best subject. It was something that clicked with me and that I genuinely enjoyed learning about. I was fortunate enough to have teachers who were passionate about this subject…
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Jenna: New England Patriots Cheerleader and Electrical Engineer

Science Cheerleader Hilary here to bring you an update on New England Patriots Cheerleader Jenna! You might remember Jenna from her rookie year or second year interviews, and now we’re back for more. We can’t get enough of this amazing cheerleading engineer, now a 3rdyear veteran with the Patriots! What turned you on to STEM and when?  When I was younger I attended a Junior Patriots Cheerleading clinic. During lunch, each Patriots Cheerleader introduced herself and one cheerleader in particular stood out to…
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The Science Cheerleaders Warm Up the Crowd at the Sonendo 5K

On April 11th, Science Cheerleader Theresa lead a dynamic warmup for a 5K sponsored by Sonendo, a medical device company innovating in dental healthcare. The 5K was part of the American Association of Endodontists annual meeting held this year in Montreal and all proceeds from the race went to the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Although it was a chilly morning, runners were all smiles throughout the warmup, race, and post-run snack. Sharing the Science Cheerleader mission and speaking with leaders in…
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Meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Cambridge Science Festival!

This Saturday, April 13, the Science Cheerleaders will return to the Cambridge Science Festival for the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo! Come meet Science Cheerleaders Hilary (cancer researcher) and Theresa (chemistry PhD candidate) from 12-4pm, and they will be joined by New England Patriots Cheerleaders Jenna (an electrical engineer) and Michaela (a doctor of physical therapy) from 1-3pm! Get ready to participate in hands-on citizen science projects with our partner SciStarter and take pictures and ask questions with the Science…
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Jess: Miami Dolphins Cheerleader and Nurse

Science Cheerleader Britney here, bringing you an update on veteran Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Jess! You may remember Jess from her interview last year. With a passion for helping others, Jess is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and working as a School Nurse, all on top of being an NFL cheerleader! Read below to learn more about what Jess has been up to since we last caught up. What turned you on to STEM and when?  My father and grandma are…
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Science Cheerleaders rally at a high school STEM Expo

Last month, Science Cheerleaders Colleen and Margaret participated in a STEM expo at Archbishop Carroll High School in Washington, DC.  The event was a great success with lots of exciting presenters and activities including a live cryogenics demonstration (Margaret’s area of expertise!) and a hands-on demonstration of a virtual reality game that seeks to educate individuals on the human heart.  The event was an opportunity to educate students about opportunities to pursue STEM majors and careers and chat with expo…
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Dr. Patrice: Former Patriots Cheerleader and Award-Winning Tech Teacher

Hi everyone, Sciene Cheerleader Colleen here! Former New England Patriots Cheerleader Dr. Patrice Farquharson recently received an Innovation in Technology Award from CT NBC and Telemundo for her proposal to help train teachers to integrate tech into their classrooms for very young children. Congratulations on your award!  What was your reaction like when you got the exciting news that you had been selected? I was so thrilled that the CT NBC and Telemundo were recognizing the importance of introducing technology and…
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Caitrin: New England Patriots Cheerleader with a Passion for Finance

While the Patriots tally their touchdowns, New England Patriots Cheerleader rookie Caitrin may be the best-equipped person on the field for heavier math! Read on below to learn how she balances accounts and a demanding role as a Patriots Cheerleaders, keeping teamwork at the front of both fields! What turned you on to STEM and when? I have always been interested in algebra since I was a little girl. On road trips from Massachusetts to Vermont with my dad, we would…
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Alicia: New England Patriots Cheerleader and Doctor of Physical Therapy

New England Patriots Cheerleader rookie Alicia has been balancing her work in physical therapy with her cheerleading career for years—she was an All-Star cheerleader for 10 years and has completed a bachelor’s degree and a doctorate in her pursuit to become an excellent physical therapist! Read on below to see how her passion for both fields has helped her overcome every challenge that has stood in her path! What turned you on to STEM and when? When I was 12…
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Dani: Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader and Project Engineer!

Like most NFL cheer teams, the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders are all required to be in school or fully employed in addition to their cheerleading commitments. Rookie Vikings Cheerleader Dani holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and uses the skills she has learned in school and on the field every day! Read on below to learn all about Dani. What turned you on to STEM and when? I remember having a fascination with architecture from a young age. I would…
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