Cathey Stringam is a lead staffer with SXW who has demonstrated a great capacity to positively influence students and help them to achieve to their highest potential. Cathey has a solid cheer background, leading her Centennial High School teammates to consecutive New Mexico State runner-up titles, qualifying and competing with Knight Time Cheer at the U.S. All Star Federation-Cheerleading Worlds, cheering on the University of New Mexico-All Girl Team and has competed in STUNT-The Sport. Prior to joining the staff at SXW, Cathey also served as a Middle School coach and as a competition judge.

Currently a student at The University of New Mexico, Cathey is studying secondary education, with a minor in journalism and mass communications, working to become a high school teacher and continuing to work with students. Furthering her education, Cathey has studied at the University of Leeds in Leeds, England.

Using her communications skills, Cathey has taken over communications responsibilities at SXW, updating all of SXW’s social media functions, writing and editing the SXW newsletter and ensuring the SXW website is current and effectively communicating SXW’s events and message to the public.