Lufkin’s Khayln Cole Needs Your Help


The 2011-12 Panther Pride officers are, from left: Lt. Sydney Verner, Lt. Julie Hemphill, Capt. Khalyn Cole, Lt. Katie McElveen and Lt. Lindsey Cook. Photo by Tracy Cook.
The 2011-12 Panther Pride officers are, from left: Lt. Sydney Verner, Lt. Julie Hemphill, Capt. Khalyn Cole, Lt. Katie McElveen and Lt. Lindsey Cook. Photo by Tracy Cook.

A Lufkin girl needs your help! Khalyn Cole, has worked to be a finalist for the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders (DCC) and now she needs your vote. As one of 59 rookie candidates, the top vote getter wins an automatic bid to the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Training Camp, the next step to becoming a DCC.

You may remember Cole from her Lufkin High School days as the first black Captain in the over 40 year history of the Panther Pride for the 2011-2012 school year. Cole began dancing when she was 3 years old and was a member of Little Drill. She was on JV Drill her freshman year and began dancing with the Panther Pride her sophomore year. Today, Cole is a 3rd year veteran of the North Texas Dancers at North Texas State University.

To vote for Khalyn, go to – Drag Khalyn’s photo into the #1 slot, enter your name and email and click vote. Tell your friends. Remember, you can vote every day.

Lee Miller
Lee Miller was born in Denison, TX and grew up in East Texas with his family. He studied music education at Stephen F. Austin State University taking a job in television on his last day of student teaching. Lee also provides business authoritative expertise to the broadcast industry as a consultant. Presently he is CEO of MSG Resources LLC, which specializes in consulting within broadcast best practices, distribution technologies and media strategy mastery. - - - - - Lee Miller is a well-known veteran of the broadcast media industry with particular experience in leading for-profit and non-profit broadcasting organizations. His career began in Lufkin, Texas in the early 80’s where he progressed from studio operations to creative services and network management. Mr. Miller has since received various professional designations and memberships such as Society of Broadcast Engineers accredited frequency coordinator, The Energy Professionals Association Certified Energy Consultant, and National Religious Broadcasters Television Committee & past Chair. Lee also serves as the Executive Director of the Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance, is a member of the Advanced Television Systems Committee and is proud to be part of Texas Association of Broadcasters Golden Mic Club, highlighting extraordinary careers in broadcasting. Continued engagement with his community is at the core of his business practices serving on the board of the Salvation Army and as keyboardist for the contemporary worship band at Harmony Hill Baptist Church. Lee lives near Lufkin Texas on one of his family’s tree farms located in the Texas Forest Country region north of Houston. He is married to Kenla and has two grown children, Joshua, COO of MSGPR Ltd Co and Morgan, a Critical Care ICU RN.

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