The PURPOSE of CHEER PHI SMOOV is to promote school spirit, support student-athletes, and present a positive image to the public. MEMBERSHIP is open to all Fayetteville State University students. The organization's selection is derived from a formal tryout agenda.

* University historical files indicate that the first student organization for cheerleaders was established as Cheer Phi "Unique" in 1972-73 and revised as Cheer Phi "Smoov"--the current name used-- in 1994-95. The organization's constitution was revised on March 18, 1999.

* The subtitle of SAPPHIRE is used for members who are selected as alternates.