Darrell Bagby Represents Varsity Spirit as Part of the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink Campaign

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Oct 08, 2021

Memphis, Tenn., October 8, 2021 – Varsity Spirit – the global leader in cheerleading, dance team and band apparel, camps and competitions, and a division of Varsity Brands, the market leader in team sports, school spirit and achievement recognition – is pleased to announce that Darrell Bagby, Vice President of Operational Excellence, will represent Varsity Spirit as part of the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign, and has set a goal to raise $2,500 to help save lives from breast cancer.

Community leaders around the nation use the power of pink to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer initiatives, including innovative research, patient services, and education around screenings and risk reduction.

“I am inspired to join 31 other candidates in the Greater Memphis area to join the fight against breast cancer”, says Darrell Bagby. “This group of Memphis community leaders is determined to raise awareness and funds to support the American Cancer Society’s mission and save more lives than ever before from breast cancer.”

Darrell will be wearing pink in many ways throughout October to promote breast cancer awareness. With the help of friends, family and his colleagues in the cheerleading, dance and band community, Darrell is determined generate enough donations to reach his fundraising goal, as well as cross the $1M threshold for the Greater Memphis Area’s goal.

About Varsity Spirit
Memphis-based Varsity Spirit, the driving force behind cheerleading’s dynamic transformation into the high-energy, athletic activity it is today, is the leading global source for all things spirit, including cheerleading, dance team and performing arts. A division of Varsity Brands, Varsity Spirit is a leader in uniform innovation, as well as educational camps, clinics and competitions, impacting more than a million athletes each year. Focused on safety, entertainment and traditional school leadership, Varsity Spirit’s employees have been dedicated to celebrating spirit through its brands since 1974. For more information about Varsity Spirit or Varsity Brands, please visit varsity.com or varsitybrands.com.

About Varsity Brands
With a mission to inspire achievement and create memorable experiences for young people, Varsity Brands elevates the student experience, promotes participation, and celebrates achievement through three unique but interrelated businesses: BSN SPORTS, a Varsity Sport Brand; Varsity Spirit; and Herff Jones, A Varsity Achievement Brand. Together, these entities promote personal, school and community pride through their customizable products and programs to elementary and middle schools, high schools, and colleges and universities, as well as church organizations, professional and collegiate sports teams and corporations. Through its dedicated employees and independent representatives, Varsity Brands reaches its individual and institutional customers each year through competitions, camps and sales.

Emily Zemlachenko
Varsity Spirit