Richmond Raiders’ Dance Team Coordinator Wins Ms. USA

Richmond Raiders Fan-A-Gram
July 19, 2011

(RICHMOND)- Laura Eilers was crowned Ms.United States July 14 during the national United States pageant in Las Vegas. Laura has served as the Raiders Dance Team, Mascot and Promotions Coordinator since the team’s first season. She is also the game day field emcee at the Coliseum. The two day pageant included judge’s interview, opening number, swimsuit, evening gown, and on-stage question.

Laura can now bring her platform of “Let’s Move in Schools,” encouraging health and wellness for our youth to a national stage. A certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Laura has appeared at local schools facilitating fitness activities and participating in races such as the St Jude’s Run. In August, she will support the “Soles for the City” campaign to collect athletic shoe donations for local kids and their families.

The Lady Raiders are known for their incredible community achievements as a group as well as individuals. In 2010, Lady Raiders Dance Team member Brittany Gordon held the title of Miss Virginia United States. Lady Raider Stephanie Pancoast is a third-year ambassador for the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders. Lady Raider Meagan Hale was named to the Cystic Fibrosis “Finest of 2010.” Join the Lady Raiders Fanpage on Facebook to get the scoop on these talented women!

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