Bronx cheerleaders make history

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A group of Bronx middle school cheerleaders are making history as they compete in the national championship.

The P.S. 89 Panthers cheerleading squad recently won a bid to nationals.

They are the first middle school cheerleading squad from the Bronx to earn a spot to compete.

The sixth through eighth-graders all have an 87 or above GPA, according to their coaches.

They are now rising funds to make the $30,000 trip to Orlando, Florida. 

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