HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - A Columbia High School sophomore will participate in the Thanksgiving Day parade at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Akesia Ransaw was chosen by the Universal Cheerleading Association for the honor. She's the captain of the junior varsity cheerleading squad at Columbia and is also an honor roll student.
"It's really an honor to be chosen to participate in such a nationally recognized event. It really puts a spotlight on my family and here at Columbia," said Ransaw.
Ransaw's cheerleading coach says she always has a positive attitude, is a hard worker and an outstanding cheerleader.