2017-10-08 / Sports

ST. CHARLES BULLDOGS Homecoming 2017

OCTOBER 13 | Parade: 5:00pm | Game Time: 7:00pm


The St. Charles Homecoming queen candidates are, front row, from left to right: Allison Pries and Alma Jonsson. Back row, from left to right: Andraya Hoffman, Hannah Kushion and Kendall Pahl. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury The St. Charles Homecoming queen candidates are, front row, from left to right: Allison Pries and Alma Jonsson. Back row, from left to right: Andraya Hoffman, Hannah Kushion and Kendall Pahl. Photo by Keith Salisbury St. Charles HS heads to the arcade for Homecoming celebration

ST. CHARLES – Old arcade games is the theme for this year’s St. Charles High School Homecoming activities.

The events get underway on Monday, Oct. 9, with dress-up days. Monday is Wake Up With Neon Monday, followed by Twin Tuesday, College War Wednesday, Camo Out Thursday and Fire Up Friday.

On Friday, Oct. 13, there will be an assembly from 9:47 to 10:20 in the new gym to meet the court and representa­tives.

The Homecoming parade will line up on Jay Street in the parking lot of Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church between 4:20 and 4:50 p.m. The parade will start at 5 p.m. and proceed along Saginaw Street to Pine Street, then to Cherry Street and finally to Maple Street, where it will finish at the high school.


The St. Charles Homecoming king candidates are, front row, from left to right: Blake Trevillian and Blake Berent. Back row, from left to right: Cole Johnson, Austin Kelly and Kaleb Himler. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury The St. Charles Homecoming king candidates are, front row, from left to right: Blake Trevillian and Blake Berent. Back row, from left to right: Cole Johnson, Austin Kelly and Kaleb Himler. Photo by Keith Salisbury This year’s grand marshal is Frank Marietta, a 1972 STC grad and avid athletic supporter for St. Charles teams. He was instrumental in getting the Sports Hall of Fame started, and is a valuable component in keeping it going.

Marietta volunteers at the Veterans’ Administration hospital and is also a Big Brother. He has also coached youth sports.

Following the parade, there will be a special dedication of a significant donation to St. Charles in front of the Community Center at the high school.

The Bulldogs will host Ovid-Elsie on Friday for the Homecoming game. Kick-off is slated for 7 p.m. At half­time, the class representatives, court and DAR representative will be intro­duced, followed by the crowning of the prince and princess and king and queen.


This year’s class representatives are, from left to right: Freshmen Emily Duranso and Bryce Coty, sophomores Addison Stimac and Logan Erskine, juniors Peyton Czymbor and Tyler Hodges, and seniors Ashley Klump and Austin Hammond. 
Photo by Keith Salisbury This year’s class representatives are, from left to right: Freshmen Emily Duranso and Bryce Coty, sophomores Addison Stimac and Logan Erskine, juniors Peyton Czymbor and Tyler Hodges, and seniors Ashley Klump and Austin Hammond. Photo by Keith Salisbury On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Homecoming dance will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. in the high school cafete­ria. The court dance will be at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8.

QUEEN CANDIDATES

Andraya Hoffman is the daughter of Kacey and Jenn Hoffman. She has par­ticipated in Beautification Day and has helped with the youth football league.

After graduation, she plans to study neonatal nursing.

Alma Jonsson is the daughter of Niclas and Elisabeth Jonsson, of Lulea, Sweden. She is a foreign exchange student staying with host parents Stephanie Sova and Phil Tanner.

She was on the cheer staff at Center Courts Summer Camp this summer, and is participating in sideline cheer at St. Charles. She has also played soccer for 11 years in Sweden, earning best fair play player honors.

Jonsson still has two years of school left in Sweden, and she has attended one year of business school. She plans to study business.

Hannah Kushion is the daughter of Melissa Fear-Lunn. She has been on the Leadership Team for two years, Student Council for four years, and has served as vice president on the Class Council for all four years. She has also been involved in the Leadership and Inspiration for Neighborhood Communities (LINC) Program.

She has also volunteered for Special Olympics for two years, participated in Beautification Day for three years and has participated in Spring Into Service.

Kushion has played volleyball for four years, basketball for four years, and softball for two years. After grad­uation, she plans on attending Grand Valley State University to study exer­cise science, and plans to eventually become an occupational therapist.

Kendall Pahl is the daughter of Laura and Todd Pahl. She has been on the Class Council for four years, Student Council for three years, and a LINC Leader for two years. She has been a member of the National Honor Society for two years, and is a member of Business Professionals of America.

She has been involved in Beautification Day, Special Olympics and Spring Into Service. She has played varsity softball for four years, basketball for two years, and volleyball for four years.

After graduation, Pahl plans to attend either Michigan State University or the University of Colorado-Boulder next fall to study human resource manage­ment.

Allison Pries is the daughter of Greg Pries and Angie Pries. She has been her Class Council president for four years, vice president of commu­nications for Business Professionals of America for two years, in the Leadership Academy for two years, on the LINC Crew for one year, and was a Homecoming representative as a sophomore.

She has participated in Beautification Day for three years (and plans to participate in 2018), volunteered for Special Olympics for two years, taught Sunday school at Mary of the Immaculate Conception for three years, and attended the BPA Fall Leadership Conference for two years. She has played softball for two years (with plans to play in 2018), volleyball for two years, and cheerleading for one year.

Pries plans to attend Delta College to study early childhood education.

KING CANDIDATES

Blake Berent is the son of Matthew and Paula Berent. He is president of the National Honor Society, has par­ticipated in the Great Lakes Bay Youth Leadership Institute and the Delta College Leadership Academy, and was nominated for the Outstanding Junior Award from the Michigan State University Alumni of Saginaw County. He has also volunteered at the soup kitchen and with Special Olympics.

He has played football for four years, earning his varsity letter, basketball for four years, earning a varsity letter, and baseball for four years, earning aca­demic all-district honors.

After graduation, Berent plans to attend the University of Michigan or Western Michigan University to study civil engineering.

Kaleb Himler is the son of Paul and Marci Himler. He is a member of the National Honor Society, has partici­pated in the Delta College Leadership Academy, been on the Prom Court and has received high honors. He has also helped with youth football and basketball camps, Special Olympics, Beautification Day, and volunteered at a soup kitchen.

He has played football for four years, baseball for four years, and basketball for four years, earning varsity letters in each sport.

Himler plans to attend Michigan State University or Saginaw Valley State University to study sports medi­cine or bio-medical engineering.

Cole Johnson is the son of Rick and Janell Johnson. He has been on the Prom Court and been on the year­book staff. He has also been a Hartley Outdoor Education Center camp coun­selor, participated in Beautification Day, decorated for Homecoming, and been involved in youth football.

He has played baseball for three years, basketball for four years, and football for three years, earning his varsity letter in all three.

After high school, Johnson plans to attend Central Michigan University to study business management.

Austin Kelly is the son of Mark and Tammy Kelly. He has been on the yearbook staff, participated in Beautification Day for all four years of high school, and helped decorate the town for Homecoming.

He has played football for four years, earning his varsity letter, baseball for four years, earning his varsity letter and honorable mention all-conference and all-district, and basketball for four years, earning his varsity letter and honorable mention.

Kelly plans to attend Delta College or Siena Heights University to become an electrician.

Blake Trevillian is the son of Michelle Trevillian. He has been a member of the National Honor Society for two years, went to Special Olympics for the National Honor Society, and participated in Beautification Day for all four years.

He has played football for four years, baseball for two years, and wrestling for one year.

After graduation, Trevillian plans to attend Michigan State University to study sports medicine or graphic design.

CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

This year’s freshman class represen­tatives are Emily Duranso and Bryce Coty.

Emily Duranso is the daughter of Dawn Duranso and Jon Duranso. She has volunteered to help clean up the St. Charles museum, and she helped with Beautification Day last year.

She is playing JV volleyball, and has been playing the sport since seventh grade. She also plans on playing bas­ketball and softball.

After high school, she plans to study in the medical field.

Coty is the son of Jason Coty and Marcia Coty. He is playing football this season, and plans to compete in bowling and baseball as well. He has played football since 2014 and baseball since 2008.

After high school, he plans to attend either Western Michigan University or Central Michigan University to become a mechanical engineer.

The sophomore class representatives are Addison Stimac and Logan Erskine.

Addison Stimac is the daughter of Jetta and Wade Stimac. She is on the Student Council and is also vice presi­dent of her class.

She has participated in volley­ball, basketball and softball, and has received Tri-Valley Conference hon­orable mention in competitive cheer­leading. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Stimac is undecided on her career plans.

Logan Erskine is the son of Jeremy and Tiffany Erskine. He has partici­pated in wrestling and football, and is involved in Pitbull Wrestling. He also works summers and part-time with a carpenter.

Erskine is currently undecided on his career plans.

The junior class representatives are Peyton Czymbor and Tyler Hodges.

Peyton Czymbor is the daughter of Tonya Yount and Mark Cymbor. She has been on the Student Council and Class Council. She has also par­ticipated in Spring Into Service and Beautification Day, and has volun­teered at Healthsource. She has played volleyball for three years, basketball for three years, track for two years, and softball for one year.

Czymbor plans to attend a commu­nity college for two years before trans­ferring to a state college or university. She is undecided on a major.

Tyler Hodges is the son of Sean Hodges and Chris Hodges. He has participated in Beautification Day, and has played football for three years, basketball for three years, and track for two years.

After high school, he plans to attend Michigan State University to become an ear, nose and throat doctor.

The senior class representatives this year are Ashley Klump and Austin Hammond.

Ashley Klump is the daughter of Brian Klump and Stacey Klump. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Business Professionals of America, and serves as president of the Student Council. She is currently dual-enrolled at Delta College. She has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics, and with Helping Hands aiding a local Japanese community in need after disasters and earthquakes. Klump is also the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen for St. Charles this year.

She has played JV basketball for two years at an American school in Japan, on a team that was the Kanto Plains Tournament JV champions, and one year on varsity at St. Charles.

After graduation, Klump plans to attend Grand Valley State University to study nursing.

Austin Hammond is the son of Nick and Jamie Hammond. He has partic­ipated in Beautification Day, helped decorate for Homecoming, and helped with trash clean-up.

He has played baseball for four years, earning his varsity letter and honorable mention, football for one year, earning his varsity letter, and basketball for two years, earning his varsity letter.

Hammond plans to attend Michigan State University to study mechanical engineering or business.

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