Friday, June 20, 2008

P.R.O. Convention: The Search for the Cure 

Posted by James at 6:00 AM ET

One of the great things about the P.R.O. Convention is a chance to meet so many new people, but it also a chance to catch up with some old friends.

Talmesha, Washington Redskins Cheerleader

Washington Redskins Cheerleader Talmesha is a longtime friend of the blog going back to the three years she was on the Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders.

Talmesha, Washington Redskins Cheerleader
Going over a routine with the Philadelphia Soulmates.

Talmesha was offered full scholarships at Princeton and Hopkinsā€”but she felt most comfortable heading to the University of Maryland Baltimore County, which offered her a post in its ballyhooed Meyerhoff Scholars program. At UMBC she balanced her math and chemical engineering major with dance-team duties to graduate Phi Beta Kappa.

Talmesha, Washington Redskins Cheerleader
Working with teammate Kristin.

Talmesha is now working breast cancer research as she pursues her Doctorate in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Johns Hopkins. She expects to earn her PhD with in the year.

Read more about Talmesha here and here.

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