SHAMOKIN - Autumn Costa, a varsity football/wrestling cheerleader at Shamokin Area has been invited to perform in the London New Year's Day parade.

Costa was invited to perform in the parade after being selected as an All-American at a cheer camp hosted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA). All-Americans are selected to try out based on superior cheerleading skills at camps across the country.

Only the top 12 percent of the cheerleaders who attend varsity summer camps earn the chance to march in the holiday spectacular. In addition to performing in the London parade, the All-Americans will have the chance to tour London during their seven-day trip if they choose to attend.

She is a daughter of Paul and Kari Costa, of Danville, and is a senior at Shamokin Area Junior-Senior High School. She plans to attend Bloomsburg University upon graduation to major in nursing.