Educational event also benefits FAU Military/Veteran student Scholarship Fund
The athletics department also announced Spring Fest plans, which include Alfred Morris returning home to be recognized for his 2012 accomplishments
Henderson came to Florida Atlantic in the spring of 2004 as the Owls' head cheer coach. She brought more than 20 years of cheerleading experience. Henderson guided FAU to several top-20 national finishes including a No. 1 finish in the 2013 Cheer Limited National Tournament in the Large Co-Ed division. Henderson served as president and co-founder of CheerFormance X-Treme (CFX). CFX tailored to cheerleaders of all ages, giving personal lessons to those wanting to make an elementary, middle, high school, or all-star level squad. CFX delivered a cutting edge approach to training nearly 200 cheer athletes each year.
As a cheerleader, Henderson was a co-captain on the University of South Carolina Varsity Cheerleading squad. She also worked with several high schools in South Carolina, choreographing numerous state championship routines. Enhancing her choreographing skills, Henderson worked directly with choreographer Charissa Seaman. Henderson has television experience herself with appearance on Star Search and Showstoppers. She also received a dance scholarship to the famed L.A. Underground School of Dance.