Cheerleader goes from Cambridge to courtside
The Lin-sanity surrounding New York Knicks Point Guard and Harvard alum, Jeremy Lin has taken the basketball world by storm. What people don’t know is that one of his Ivy League classmates is making a name for herself as well. Joanna Zimmerman (Harvard ’10) is one of the Wizard Girls for the Washington Wizards, and also a full-time elementary school teacher in the city. Joanna has a degree in social anthropology with a minor in economics as well as 18 years of dance experience in a wide range of genres. Joanna is a great example of how cheerleaders can make an impact a proves that although the game is over at the buzzer, there is still time to make a difference in the world.