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Redskins Cheerleaders Name Captains

On Thursday night, right before 9 p.m., cheers echoed down the hallways of FedExField. Four ladies, surrounded by their closest friends and teammates, celebrated becoming Team Captains of the First Ladies of Football.

Between Cheer Prep classes Maigan, Monique, Charo and Brianne stopped to smell their flowers and congratulate each other before going back to dancing.

Watch the captains react to the news, and take a moment to get to know the ladies!

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Maigan

 Years as WRC: 4

Occupation: Dance Instructor & Choreographer

Hometown: Thurmont, MD

Fun Fact: Represented the First Ladies of Football at the 2014 Pro Bowl

 

Monique

Years as WRC: 5

Occupation: Investigative Research Specialist

Hometown: Washington D.C.

Education: B.F.A. in Jazz Dance Performance – University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA

Fun Fact:  Was Miss District of Columbia USA 2012

 

Charo

Years as WRC: 4

Occupation: Public Accountant

Hometown: Columbia, MD

Education: B.S. in Accounting – University of Maryland

Fun Fact:  Was serenaded by Air Force Pilots singing “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” in 2012 while visiting an Air Force Base in the United Arab Emirates.

 

Brianne

Years as WRC: 4

Occupation: Retail District Manager

Hometown: Huntingtown, MD

Education: B.A. in Arts Administration & M.B.A. – West Virginia Wesleyan College

Fun Fact: Before she was a First Lady of Football, Brianne was a Cheerleader Ambassador


Congratulations ladies!

You can follow the First Ladies of Football as they travel the world and cheer on the Redskins on their Facebook orTwitter.

-REDSKINS-

ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.