Cheerleader Taylor Gutierrez named M-W 'Athlete of the Week'


Photo by William Dimmit Taylor Gutierrez

CENTRAL VALLEY — Taylor Gutierrez, a member of the Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Cheerleading Team coached by Barbara AliDad, is the “Athlete of the Week” for the period ending Jan. 19.
"Taylor is the captain of the varsity cheerleading team," AliDad said in the press release announcing the athlete's selection. "Taylor is a leader. She embodies the spirit of “TEAM” in all she does. She leads by example with her positive and energetic personality. Her ambitions, and love of her sport, encourage her team to be the best that they can be.
"Taylor is a strong athlete," her coach continued. "She works hard for every accomplishment, continuously reaching higher for every goal.
"She has a contagious smile, and energy that fills every room she enters," AliDad added. "She’s an A student and has earned respect from her peers as well as her coach and teachers."