baton twirler competes for England at Euro championships
Highbridge teenager has been selected to represent England in the
European baton twirling championships in Holland.
Cooper, 15, who is a student at King Alfred School, has been selected
to compete for her country this autumn.
took part in the majorette national championships at Weston recently
where her team, the Chameleon Batonettes, enjoyed success.
came first for various dances and were selected to be part of the
team representing England in Holland in the European Championships
is the only Highbridge girl in the team, which is based in Bridgwater
and trains twice a week.
said: "I am so excited to be representing my country in Holland,
and I'm very proud to have been part of the Chameleon Batonettes
for the past six years and grateful for the opportunities they have
the second time Abi has represented England - she previously competed
at an event in Croatia.
has a 'go fund me' page to help with the costs of getting her to
Holland which is at https://www.gofundme.com/3xsaxo8.
She hopes to raise £600.