2017-10-01 / Sports

CHESANING INDIANS Homecoming 2017

Chesaning High School celebrates homecoming Oct. 2 – 7 OCTOBER 6 | Parade: 4:30pm | Game Time: 7:00pm


Chesaning Homecoming Queen candidates pictured from left to right are Tricia Sinicki, Samantha Hill, Kaylynn Princinsky, Marra Sadilek and Abby Bates. 
Photo by Jeanne Marcello Chesaning Homecoming Queen candidates pictured from left to right are Tricia Sinicki, Samantha Hill, Kaylynn Princinsky, Marra Sadilek and Abby Bates. Photo by Jeanne Marcello CHESANING – Chesaning High School’s homecoming celebration will be out of this world with this year’s theme of Star Wars. Fun activities will be held throughout the week, culminating with Friday’s pep assembly, parade, football game, half-time crowning of the king and queen; as well as the homecoming dance on Saturday.

During the week of Oct. 2 through 7, students will be encouraged to earn points for their class by participating in various events, such as the Penny War, sponsored by the Key Club, and dress up days: Time for Relaxation (pajama day), Star Wars character day, May the Force be With Your Class (class shirt day), Luke, I am Your Father day (dress like a dad day), and Join the Dark Side (orange and black day). Raffle prizes will be drawn from students and staff who dress up for the daily themes.


Chesaning Homecoming King candidates pictured from left to right are Patrick Kue, Eddie Murphy, Timothy Andrews, Sam Forsyth and Garrett Bishop. Chesaning Homecoming King candidates pictured from left to right are Patrick Kue, Eddie Murphy, Timothy Andrews, Sam Forsyth and Garrett Bishop. Several homecoming festivities are open to the public. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. the Chesaning High School Key Club will host a bubble soccer game; admission is $3 per person. On Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. is the R2-D2 red, white and blue volleyball game. On Thursday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. it’s the Yoda Greenest of them All soccer game. Friday, Oct. 6 is a busy day with the pep assembly at the end of the school day, followed by the homecoming parade at 4:30 p.m. and the homecoming football game at 7 p.m.


Chesaning High School’s 2017-2018 class representatives are from left to right freshmen Karissa Ferry and Matt Bates, Sophomore Elizabeth Coon and Garrett Quackenbush, juniors Ariana Muñoz and Nathan Fowler. 
Photo by Jeanne Marcello Chesaning High School’s 2017-2018 class representatives are from left to right freshmen Karissa Ferry and Matt Bates, Sophomore Elizabeth Coon and Garrett Quackenbush, juniors Ariana Muñoz and Nathan Fowler. Photo by Jeanne Marcello

Between the first and second quarters of the football game, Chesaning’s junior varsity football players will be running through the stands carrying their helmets during the Miracle Minute, collecting donations of money to help Chesaning High School junior Cole Folkes, who needs a kidney transplant. (See the related story in this issue.)

During halftime of the game, the class representatives will be introduced and the homecoming king and queen crowned.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Chesaning High School Homecoming Dance will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m.

The following are brief biographies of the king and queen candidates as well as the class representatives for 2017-2018.

QUEEN CANDIDATES

Abby Bates, 17, is the daughter of Michael and Dana Bates. Her siblings are Matt, 14, who attends Chesaning High School, and Mitch, 18, who attends Saginaw Valley State University. Her extracurricular activities include four years of volleyball, three years of track and field, two years of National Honor Society, three years on Student Council, and two years on FFA. Bates enjoys hanging out with family and friends, playing volleyball, and taking naps with her cats. Her future plans include pursuing a degree in pre-law or finance at Grand Valley State University or the University of Michigan.

Samantha Hill, 17, is the daughter of Debra and James Hill. Her siblings are Erika, Sheila, Amanda and Rebecca, who have all graduated. Her extracurricular activities include three years of varsity cross country, four years of varsity track, one year of varsity swimming, eight years of band and one year on Student Council. She enjoys petting dogs, and running. Hill plans to attend Michigan State University to become a nurse anesthetist.

Kaylynn Princinsky, 17, is the daughter of Jeff and Vickie Princinsky. Her siblings are Seth, 21, who attends Delta College; Marjo, 19, who is studying to be an orthodontist in Owosso; and Sam, who attends Chesaning High School. Princinsky has played varsity tennis for three years. She enjoys hanging out with friends, family and her four dogs. Princinsky plans to attend Saginaw Valley State University to study nursing.

Marra Sadilek, 17, is the daughter of Doug and Shannon Sadilek. She has a sister Melanie, 20, who attends Saginaw Valley State University. Her extracurricular activities include two years of National Honor Society where she is serving as secretary during her senior year; two years in Key Club; and six years competing in Mid- Michigan area gymnastics. Sadilek enjoys playing piano, spending time with family and friends, cuddling with her cats; and working at Creative Passions. Her future plans are to attend college to pursue a degree in medical sonography.

Tricia Sinicki, 17, is the daughter of Michelle Tolles and Alan Sinicki. Her brother Noah, 14, attends Chesaning High School. She is a member of the Key Club. Sinicki enjoys dancing, singing, playing video games, and going for walks. Her future plans include attending Alma College where she plans to pursue a career as a doctor, a neurologist, a psychiatrist or an audiologist.

KING CANDIDATES

Timothy Andrews, 16, is the son of Timothy and Leanna Andrews. His siblings are Rebekah, 22, who graduated from University of Michigan; Trevor, 20, who is attending University of Michigan; Katherine, 18, a recent graduate of Chesaning High School. His extracurricular activities include four years of Chess Club, one year of Student Council and one year of the Entrepreneur Club. Andrew’s hobbies include playing piano, reading books, watching movies and playing games. His future plans are to study computer science at the University of Michigan.

Garrett Bishop, 17, is the son of Craig and Kerry Bishop. His siblings are Julia, 15, Jordan, 15, and Chloe, 1. His extracurricular activities include two years of varsity basketball, one year of varsity football and two years of varsity tennis. Bishop likes to eat food and play basketball. His future plans include attending a nearby college.

Sam Forsyth, 17, is the son of Doug and Brenda Forsyth. His siblings are Josh, 26, who attends Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine; John, 23, who works at Quicken Loans; and Alex, 22, who also works at Quicken Loans. Forsyth’s extracurricular activities include two years on the National Honor Society, four years varsity football, four years varsity track and field; as well as four years varsity basketball. He enjoys eating, sleeping, weightlifting, listening to Taylor Swift and watching The Ranch on Netflix. He will most likely attend Saginaw Valley State University as he further explores his career options.

Pat Kue, 17, is the son of Alaina and Frank Kue. His siblings are Christopher, 14, who attends Chesaning High School; Chelsie, 19, who attends Aquinas College; Tabitha, 22, who attends Henry Ford College; and Vivian, who is a University of Michigan graduate. His extracurricular activities include four years of Student Council, two years of National Honor Society, two years of CAPA (Chesaning Association of Performing Arts), two years of varsity football and four years of Chess Club. Kue enjoys making props, singing, playing ukulele and playing piano. His future plans include attending Kettering University to become a mechanical engineer.

Eddie Murphy, 17, is the son of Tim and Marcia Murphy. His sister, Taylor, is currently a sophomore at Central Michigan University, where she is studying Biomed. Murphy’s extracurricular activities include four years of varsity tennis, four years of varsity golf, and two years of National Honor Society. He enjoys hunting, fishing and hanging out with friends. Murphy plans to attend either Northwood University or Saginaw Valley State University to study professional golf management or business management.

CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

Freshman Karissa Ferry is the daughter of Allison and Ryan Ferry. Her extracurricular activities include volleyball, basketball and track. She served on the student council. Her honors and awards include four years of honor roll at the middle school and she received several awards at the eighth-grade awards ceremony last school year. She also participated in All-Star Band.

Freshman Matt Bates is the son of Mike Bates and Dana Bates. His extracurricular activities include track and field, as well as hunting and fishing. He is on the honor roll.

Sophomore Elizabeth Coon is the daughter of Jennifer and Robert Coon. Her extracurricular activities include volleyball, basketball and softball. Her honors and awards include All- Conference honorable mention in softball.

Sophomore Garrett Quackenbush is the son of Daren Kamara Quackenbush. His extracurricular activities include football, wrestling and track.

Junior Ariana Muñoz is the daughter of Angelita Escamilla and Francisco Muñoz. Her extracurricular activities include softball, bowling, chess club, student council and she serves as Key Club president. Her honors and awards include softball team captain, voted incredibly involved, received coach’s award for bowling.

Junior Nathan Fowler is the son of Rod and Jodi Fowler. His extracurricular activities include football and golf.

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