Shakera Butler and Erin Pigman are joined by the other members of the First Team All-Conference.Shakera Butler and Erin Pigman are joined by the other members of the First Team All-Conference.

Butler and Pigman headline MSC Cheerleading Honors

Frankfort, Ky. -- The Mid-South Conference handed out all-conference awards today at the 2016 MSC Cheerleading banquet at Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Junior, Shakera Butler (Louisville, Ky.) and sophomore, Erin Pigman (Harrodsburg, Ky.) were named to the First Team All-Conference list. Butler is making her second straight appearance on the first team, while Pigman is making her first career appearance on the list.

Senior, Brie Wright (Louisville, Ky.) and sophomore, Taylor Ritchie (Winchester, Ky.) garnered Second Team All-Conference honors. Wright receives her first all-conference honor in her career, while Ritchie is collecting her second all-conference award.

Wright also represented St. Catharine as the MSC Champions of Character nominee. The award is based on the nominee’s academic and athletic achievement, campus and community leadership, future ambition and demonstration of the five core character values of the NAIA.

The Mid-South also held their annual cheerleading competition tonight at the Frankfort Convention Center. The Patriots took home a fourth place finish in the all-girl stunt with a score of 38.03. They also finished second in the mixed partner stunt group with a final score of 33.92.

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