2017-09-10 / Sports

NEW LOTHROP HORNETS Homecoming 2017 September 15

New Lothrop homecoming to be a ‘Fast Food Frenzy’
By Keith Salisbury
Editor


The New Lothrop homecoming queen candidates are, from left to right: Alivia Raleigh, Courtney Krupp and Olivia Johnson. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury The New Lothrop homecoming queen candidates are, from left to right: Alivia Raleigh, Courtney Krupp and Olivia Johnson. Photo by Keith Salisbury NEW LOTHROP - The 2017 homecoming season gets underway this week as New Lothrop High School celebrates “Fast Food Frenzy.”

Each class will earn spirit points for participating in dress-up days during the week. Monday, Sept. 11, is Hornets’ Pride day, where students are encouraged to wear red, white and blue to celebrate all things American.

Tuesday, Sept. 12, is Taco Bell day. Students should wear their favorite country or western wear. Wednesday, Sept. 13 is Battle of the Fast Food Giants, with students wearing their class shirts. Thursday. Sept. 14, is Tropical Smoothie Café day. Students are encouraged to celebrate the islands with beachy, tropical clothes (school appropriate, of course). Friday, Sept. 15, is Black and White day, where students show their Hornet pride.


The New Lothrop homecoming king candidates are, from left to right: Ben Bigelow, Travis Indlekofer and Chad Andres. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury The New Lothrop homecoming king candidates are, from left to right: Ben Bigelow, Travis Indlekofer and Chad Andres. Photo by Keith Salisbury Friday is also parade and game day. The homecoming parade will step off at 5:30 p.m. from the elementary school bus parking lot. The grand marshal for this year’s parade will be elementary student Braden “Buddy” Miller, his parents, Jeni and Brad Miller, and his sisters, Alyssa and Alexis. They will also be honored guests at the football game that evening.

Miller is a third grader at New Lothrop Elementary School who enjoys playing football, basketball and disc golf, and spending time with his family. He is the youngest of three children, and as the only boy, he is very protective of his sisters. He has his own unique style, is full of life, and loves to laugh. He is also passionate about his favorite sport – football. His favorite fast foods are subs from Subway, hamburgers and french fries from McDonald’s and Oreo flurries.


The New Lothrop class representatives are, front row, from left to right: Logan Zell, Austin Barnette, and Matt Bishop. Back row, from left to right: Madison Kulhanek, Chloe Krupp and Karley Hafner. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury The New Lothrop class representatives are, front row, from left to right: Logan Zell, Austin Barnette, and Matt Bishop. Back row, from left to right: Madison Kulhanek, Chloe Krupp and Karley Hafner. Photo by Keith Salisbury Miller and his family have been fighting against diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG), a brain cancer that primarily affects children.

On Wednesday, the annual powder puff game will be played at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5, with a portion of the proceeds going to DIPG support and awareness.

Friday night’s football game will feature the Hornets playing host to the Bentley Bulldogs. Game time is 7 p.m., with the homecoming queen being crowned at halftime. Assemblies will take place at 12:40 p.m. at the elementary school, and 1:30 p.m. at the high school, with the king being crowned during the high school assembly.

The annual homecoming dance will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The dance is open to all high school students, and tickets are available at school during lunch.

QUEEN CANDIDATES

Courtney Krupp is the 16-year-old daughter of Jamie and Tim Krupp, Jr. She will be escorted by Dannie Skornicka and Tim Krupp, Sr. She has participated in track, cross country and Student Council. In her spare time she enjoys playing piano and guitar.

Krupp’s favorite high school memories are of track and cross country meets. Her favorite fast food restaurant is Chick-fil-a, and her favorite class/teacher is journalism with Mrs. Andres. After high school, she plans to attend a university.

Olivia Johnson is the 17-year-old daughter of Robert and Wendy Johnson. She will be escorted by her brothers, Blake and Bobby. She has participated in track and volleyball.

Johnson’s favorite memories are playing sports all throughout high school and making memories and friends. Her favorite fast food restaurants are McDonald’s and Taco Bell. Her favorite class is yearbook with Mrs. Robison. After high school, she plans to attend college to pursue a career in the medical field.

Alivia Raleigh is the 16-yearold daughter of Steve and Tracey Raleigh. She will be escorted by her brother, Slade Raleigh. She has participated in softball and the ROCK Youth Group at St. Michael Catholic Church.

Raleigh’s favorite memory is winning districts in softball during her junior year. Her favorite fast food restaurant is Subway and her favorite Subway worker is Katie Schnell. Her favorite class is being an office assistant for high school secretary LeAnn Parker. After high school, she plans to graduate from college and become a cardiac sonographer.

KING CANDIDATES

Chad Andres is the 17-year-old son of Bruce and Barb Andres. He will be escorted by his sister, Hailey Andres. He has participated in FFA, track, Student Council and snow carving.

Andres’ favorite high school memory is getting third place at Zehnder’s Snowfest last winter. His favorite fast food restaurant is Chick-fil-a. His favorite class is art with Mrs. Wickerham. After high school, he plans to attend the University of Michigan – Flint to major in wildlife biology.

Ben Bigelow is the 17-year-old son of Shawna Bigelow and Chris Bigelow. He will be escorted by his sister, Rebecca Bigelow. He has participated in football and basketball.

Bigelow’s favorite high school memory is when he tried to hurdle Austin Wolford’s pool, but ended up crashing into the side of it. His favorite food is his Mammaw’s burritos and a glass of Ben’s World Famous Homemade Sweet Tea (patent pending). His favorite class is government/ economics with Mr. Henige. After high school, he plans to go to college to pursue a criminal justice degree.

Travis Indlekofer is the 18-year-old son of Kevin and Shelly Indlekofer. He will be escorted by his sisters, Krystal and Emily Indlekofer. He has participated in football for four years, and lifting.

Indlekofer’s favorite high school memory, out of many, is playing football with the greatest group of guys. His favorite fast food restaurant is Taco Bell. His favorite classes are earth science with Mr. Browning and ag business with Mr. Wyrick. After high school, he plans to pursue a degree in law enforcement or small business management, and perhaps play college football.

CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

The freshman class representatives are Karley Hafner and Matt Bishop.

Karley Hafner is the 14-year-old daughter of Kari and Mike Knieper and Joe Hafner. She has participated in JV volleyball and softball

Hafner’s favorite high school memory is being selected as a homecoming representative. Her favorite fast food restaurant is Taco Bell. Her favorite class is history with Mr. Campbell. Her future plans are to graduate and attend a university.

Matt Bishop is the 14-year-old son of Tom and Colleen Bishop. He has participated in the St. Michael Catholic Church youth group, Shiawassee Scholars, and the Shiawassee Youth Advisory Council.

Bishop’s favorite school memory is the Chicago trip with Mrs. Kuchar in the seventh grade. His favorite fast food restaurant is Culver’s and his favorite foods are steaks and tacos. His favorite class is wood shop with Mr. Long. His future plans are to attend a university, but his major and job plan are unknown.

The sophomore representatives are Chloe Krupp and Austin Barnette.

Chloe Krupp is the 15-year-old daughter of Tim Krupp and Jamie Krupp. She has participated in track and field, cross country and Student Council.

Krupp said she has made a lot of wonderful memories in high school and her list could go on forever. Her favorite fast food restaurant is Chickfil a. Her favorite classes are anatomy and journalism, and she said she too many great teachers to narrow it down to one. Her future plans are to attend a university.

Austin Barnette is the 15-year-old son of Angela and Brad Barnette. He has participated in football, wrestling, and baseball. He also spends time with friends and plays guitar.

Barnette said his favorite high school memory is playing football. His favorite fast food restaurant is Taco Bell. His favorite class is shop with Coach Long. His future plans are to graduate from college.

The junior class representatives are Madison Kulhanek and Logan Zell.

Madison Kulhanek is the 16-yearold daughter of Rodney and Elaine Kulhanek. She has participated in basketball and softball.

Kulhanek’s favorite high school memory is being chosen as a class representative. Her favorite fast food restaurant is Subway. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Devota. Her future plans are to go into the medical field.

Logan Zell is the 16-year-old son of Gwen Wendling and Michael Zell. He has participated in wrestling.

Zell’s favorite high school memory was when he and a group of friends were all running around on ice and, five seconds after Austin Wolford bragged about how thick it was, he fell in. His favorite fast food is McDonald’s chicken nuggets. His favorite class is history with Mr. Campbell. His future plans are to become a veterinarian.

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