|Elgin, Kerr are crowned at Elmwood homecoming|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:38|
JERRY CITY - "Royals Keepin' It Classy" was the theme for this year's fall homecoming at Elmwood High School.
The homecoming court was honored in a pregame ceremony Friday.
The queen was Amelia "Millie" Elgin and the king was Nolan Kerr.
Elgin is the daughter of Chris and Molly Elgin of Bloomdale. She is involved in band and art club. She's a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Findlay, and works at McDonald's in North Baltimore. She plans to study veterinary science in college.
Kerr is the son of Roseanne Kerr of Cygnet, and Jack Kerr of Bowling Green. He is a member of the football and baseball teams as well and National Honor Society and the engineering club. He is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Bowling Green, and plans to major in chemical and mechanical engineering in college.
The senior attendant was Danielle McKenzie and her escort was Garrett Benschoter.
McKenzie is a senior in the dental assisting program at Penta Career Center, where she is active in Skills USA and student leadership council. She attend Church of the Good Shepherd in Wayne, and works at McDonald's. The daughter of Kristina McKenzie of Cygnet and James McKenzie of Bowling Green, she would like to continue with dental school after graduation and become a dentist.
Benschoter, of rural Wayne, is the son of Rex and Annette Benschoter. At school, he is active in FFA. He attends Mt. Zion United Brethren Church in Wayne, and works at Case in Portage. He plans to pursue his interest in mechanics after graduation.
The junior attendant was Patricia Holvey of West Millgrove. She is a cheerleader for Elmwood and is involved with art club. The daughter of Edna Jacobs and Michael Loe, she is a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Findlay. After graduation, she plans to attend the University of Kentucky to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing.
The junior escort was Austin Jasso, the son of Hank and Robin Jasso of Bloomdale. He participates in football, track and band. He plans to attend college and hopefully play football or run track.
The sophomore attendant was Madison Sears and her escort was Floyd Baker.
Sears is a member of the cross country, basketball and track teams. She is the daughter of John and Robin Sears, of rural Bowling Green, and the late Alicia Sears.
Baker is the son of Jason and Malisa Bowen, of Wayne, and Floyd Baker III. He is a member of New Beginnings Church in Fostoria.
The freshman attendant was Taylor Barnhisel and her escort was Noah Baker.
She is involved in the art and Spanish clubs, and is a member of the volleyball and track teams. The daughter of Tim and Dianna Barnhisel, she is a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Bowling Green.
He participates in football, wrestling and track, and is a member of the robotics club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. The son of Patrick and Carrie Baker of rural Portage, he attends Church of the Good Shepherd in Wayne.
Helping with the ceremony were four first graders, each with at least one parent who graduated from Elmwood.
The four were: Madi Lee, daughter of Ryan (1994) and Cora (Leach 1996) Lee of Jerry City; Zachary Gross, son of Andy (1998) and Renee (Mahler 1999) Gross of Wayne; Gracie Zeigler, daughter of Donnie (1995) and Melissa (Hall 1995) Zeigler of rural Wayne; and Aden Alva, son of John (1995) and Rhonda (Dennis 1995) Alva of rural Wayne.
Homecoming activities are sponsored by the student council.
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