Special guest joins Thiel cheer team during basketball game

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Carmen Triskett, center, poses with the Thiel College cheer squad during a recent women’s basketball game.

Carmen’s sister, Abby ’22, is a first-year player with the Tomcats. Carmen has Down syndrome and is an enthusiastic supporter of her sister.The Tomcat cheerleaders invited Carmen to cheer with the team throughout the game.

Abby Triskett, of Orwell, Ohio, is a 2018 graduate of Grand Valley (Ohio) High School. She is is an elementary education and special education major and is also a member of the women’s volleyball team.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is a private liberal arts institution founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 25 varsity sports, and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio to more than 900 students. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.