Name: Katie Gehrke
Place of Birth: Greensboro NC
Major at NC State: Visual Arts, Arts Applications
Why you chose to attend NC State: I've always loved the campus and I really want to be in design and State is known for that.
Why you chose to be a part of the Cheer program/family at NC State: The teams seemed to be very close and like a family and where I used to cheer was a huge family and that means alot to me.
Favorite memory as a cheerleader at NC State: I'm only a freshman so I am looking forward to making new memories and having new experiences, but I guess making the team and spending time with the team.
Favorite hobby outside of NC State Cheer: Design, and listening to music.
What you like the most about cheering at NC State: It's alot of fun and everyone on the team is very determined and hard working. Also the team is encouraging and wants everyone to be at their best and reach their potential and keep pushing to get better. And the fact that the program is like a family.
What you hope to accomplish here as a student and an athlete when you have graduated: I hope to have transferred into the design school and be very successful in that and to have won nationals as an athlete :)