Columbus cheer coach up for award

Columbus High School competition cheerleading coach Merrimoore McDonald has been selected as a finalist for the High School Coach of the Year Award by the Georgia Women Intersport Network.

The award is presented to a female high school coach who has represented her profession in performance, leadership, and community involvement. The recipients will be recognized at the National Girls and Women in Sports Day Award Ceremony on February 4, 2009 and at the Georgia State Capitol the next day.