CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Christmas is about two weeks away, but one Chesterfield teenager is already looking forward to New Year’s Day.
That’s because Sydney Newton will be spending the holiday across the pond.
The Matoaca High School freshman is one of more than 400 high school cheerleaders from around the nation who will be participating in the world famous London New Year's Day Parade.
Sydney has been a cheerleader for nine years, and is currently a member of the UCA All-American cheerleading team.
All of the cheerleaders heading to London were picked based on superior athletic and leadership skills.