GCS Cougarettes

GCS Cougarettes

Welcome to Grace Athletics


All State Honors 2016

1st Team – Sydney Molina

2nd Team – Lexie Terry, Autumn VanBuskirk & Jaelyn Harris


2017-2018 Cougarettes

Head Dance Captain: Makenzi Lewis-Johnson

Dance Captain: Isabelle Llave

Dance Captain: Lexi McCown

Dance Captain: Jessica Torres


Hanna Asbill

Emma Burton

Lauren Herman

Anna Burton

Holly Gray

Mary Margaret Roberts

Cameron Snider

Ellen Ferguson

Jenna Woodard

Stephanie Tonjes

Landry Fowler


Tara Hargrove

Tara Hargrove

Assistant Director

Tara, a former TJC Apache Belle, is the spirit program director, coaching the cheerleaders (2012-present), drill team (2015-present) and freshmen pom squad (2007-present). She is married to Justin, a graduate of Grace (Class of ’00), and they attend Green Acres Baptist Church.

Katherine Wood

Katherine Wood

Head Director

Katherine has been working with the freshmen pom squad since 2012 and started working with the Cougarettes in 2015. Katherine grew up in Tyler, graduated from Robert E. Lee, and has been teaching dance since 2009. She and her husband, Kevin, have been married since 2013 and are members of Pollard UMC in Tyler. Katherine and Kevin are parents to two rescue dachshunds, Ty and Lizzie.