FIFTEEN Patriots Cheerleaders are pursuing STEM careers!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, coming to you with an exciting update about my hometown heroes the New England Patriots Cheerleaders! As the Patriots prepare to host the Jaguars in the AFC Championship game, the Patriots Cheerleaders are working hard on the sidelines and off the field! Below are the amazing women who you’ll see on screen, who also do amazing things in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics between games! Keep a look out for these powerful ladies next week! (Photo Credits:…
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Five Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders are pursuing STEM careers!

Here’s another reason to catch the NFC Championship game!  Five of the Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders are pursuing STEM careers! (Photo Credits: Minnesota Vikings) Curious to learn about the Science Cheerleaders on the Philadelphia Eagles, their opponents? Click here.     and… Kelley O – Registered Nurse Leah – Clinical Studies Associate Michaela – Medical Assistant Sydney – Pursuing career as a Pediatric Occupational Therapist


15 Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders are pursuing STEM careers

Philadelphia Eagles fans have a lot to cheer about when the team faces the Minnesota Viking in the NFC Championship game tomorrow. The “underdogs” are part of the reason but did you know that 15 of their cheerleaders are pursuing degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering or math! FIFTEEN Science Cheerleaders on the Eagles cheerleader team. Click here if you’re curious to learn about the Science Cheerleaders on the Vikings? E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES!!!!! (Photo Credits: Philadelphia Eagles) and… Dana –…
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Britt: Aspiring Physical Therapist and Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Veteran

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, excited to introduce you to 5-year Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders veteran Britt! Britt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy! Read on below to learn about how Britt balances her passions both on and off the field. What turned you on to science and when? I was enrolled in several science classes during my high school years, including physics and chemistry. I discovered that I had an affinity for…
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Meet Morgan: Broncos Rookie Cheerleader and Aerospace Engineer!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, taking you across the country to Denver, where we meet rookie Broncos Cheerleader Morgan! Morgan completed a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Computer Science, and then continued on to earn a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering! Talk about shooting for the stars! What first sparked your interested in engineering? As a child, my parents did an amazing job at making sure all the kids were around the table for dinner time. My favorite…
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Meet Michaela: New England Patriots Cheerleader and Doctor of Physical Therapy!

Hi everyone, Science Cheerleader Hilary here to introduce you to New England Patriots Cheerleader Michaela! Michaela holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, her passion for which was ignited as a dancer when she was young. Read on below to learn more about Michaela’s life with the Patriots and with her patients! What turned you on to STEM and when? My mom is a nurse; I admired her when I was growing up because she had the solution to everyone’s health…
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Meet Melissa: Patriots Cheerleader with a Passion for Healthy Living!

Science Cheerleader Hilary here, excited to continue our Patriots profiles with veteran Melissa (see her group interview from last year here)! Melissa is a second-year New England Patriots Cheerleaders veteran working on healthy living from all sides! Melissa has a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and a minor in Psychology (healthy in both mind and body!). She is now pursuing a Master’s degree in Applied Nutrition with a concentration in Nutrition and Fitness when she’s not on the field…
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Meet Allysen: Former AZ Cardinals Cheerleader, Mom, Nurse, and Startup Founder

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Welcome our latest SciCheer, Allysen! She recently retired from the Arizona Cardinal Cheerleaders, and is now focusing on her startup business and charity work all while being a mom! What made you pursue nursing? I knew from a young age that I wanted to help people but I originally thought I would be involved in social or humanitarian work. I became a mom at a young age, and I decided that my career needed to…
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Meet Maya: UMD Cheerleader and Future Civil Engineer

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Welcome our latest SciCheer, Maya! She loves to cheer on her school and is excited about her future career in civil engineering. 1. What made you want to pursue STEM? My father was a math teacher and always pushed me into the STEM direction. I grew up always wanting to be just like my dad but found myself liking physics a lot more than he did. That’s how I chose civil engineering as my major!…
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3 Questions We Should All Ask: A Reaction to Megyn Kelly’s Story

When it comes to gender stereotyping, how much of a difference can one year make? According to new research, a whole lot actually. From ages five to six, young girls are shifting their opinions about who is “smart”. The worst part? They have no idea it’s happening. When you ask these girls, “Are you really smart?”, they are quick to say “Yes!” But when you describe a “really smart person,” their subconscious associates that person with a male figure. Heart,…
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