Name: Dericka Stinchcomb

Age: 18

School: North Carolina A&T State University

Classification: Freshman

Major: Journalism and Mass Communications

Extracurricular: Student Government Association- Miss. Freshman

            Dericka D. Stinchcomb is an ex-cheerleader of the GSBC Spirits and alumna of Thomas Dale High School. Dericka is now attending the illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where she serves as Miss. Freshman. She is a Journalism and Mass Communications student, who is aspiring to be in the music and entertainment industry. In her free time she enjoys reading articles, and writing poetry.

Extracurricular Activities: Concert Band (2011-2012), Theatre (2012-2013), Thomas Dale Cheerleading (2013-present), Thomas Dale Girls Lacrosse (2014-2015), Commonwealth Dance Arts Academy (2012-2014), Good Shepherd Baptist Church Dance Ministry (2009-present), Diamond Sensation Dance Company (2015-present)

Clubs/Community Organization: National Society of High School Scholars (2014-present), Knights at the Round Table (2011-2012), Mega Mentors (2011-2015), Science Club(2014-2015), Fashion Club (2014-2015), Wives of Beaux Twenty Junior Debutante and Debutante (2014-2015), Delta GEMS (2014-2015), Youth Council Member and Secretary at Good Shepherd Baptist Church (2012-2013), 4-H camp counselor (2012-2015), Good Ground Mentor Program (2010-2015),

Work Experience: Research Apprentice Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (Summer 2013), Subway (February-March 2014), Department of the Army: DPTMS, Training Support Center; Administrative Assistant (Summer 2014)

Academic Achievements: Honors Award (2011-2014), Mega Mentors (2011-2014); Student of the Year (2012-2013), French Award (2014)

    During Dericka's tenure with the GSBC Spirits cheering program, she gave back as a mentor and cheer coach for one season.  Her experiences allowed her to gain experience dealing with pre-teen girls, organization skills, communication skills, and maturity in self discipline.