BLOOMDALE — Madison Milligan and Alex Arnold were crowned fall homecoming queen and king at Elmwood High School on Oct. 14.
Milligan is the daughter of Bryan and Kelly Milligan. Her school-related activities include varsity golf, varsity softball, FFA and Spanish club. Outside of school, she plays travel softball and participates in FCA and 4-H. After graduation, she will be attending Ashland University to play softball and major in education.
Arnold is the son of Monica and Brain Arnold of Portage. His in-school activities are football, track, Spanish club and FCA. He is also a member of Cedar Creek Church in Perrysburg.
Each court attendant and escort was selected by his or her class. The king and queen were selected by the entire student body from the senior attendants and escorts.
Also on the court were seniors Cara Frank, Adam Meyer, Anna Barber and Tanner Pennington, juniors Mary Deitrich and Owen Simmons, sophomores Tori Miller and Andrew Traxler and freshmen Leah Allison and Mitchel Oliver.
Frank is the daughter of Roger and Dana Frank of Bowling Green. She is the senior class secretary and her in-school activities include varsity volleyball, varsity basketball, varsity track, student council, National Honor Society, FFA, FCA, Spanish club and the Royal leadership team. She also participates in the Champion Drive 4-H club. She is a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and she has been employed at Biggby Coffee, both in Bowling Green. Her future plans include attending college and majoring in chemical engineering or marketing.
Meyer is the son of Matt and Tina Meyer of Cygnet. He participates in varsity football and basketball, FFA, Spanish club, FCA and National Honor Society. He is a member of Country Paws 4-H Club and attends May’s Babysitting Service. Adam attends St. Aloysius Catholic Church of Bowling Green and works at Benschoter Hay and Straw in Cygnet. After high school, he plans to go to college at Ohio State University to pursue a career in agriculture.
Barber is the daughter of James and Cynthia Barber of Arcadia. Her in-school activities include track, student council, National Honor Society, prom committee and Spanish club. She is employed at Subway in Findlay. Her plan is to attend Rutgers University and be a part of the track team.
Pennington is the son of Renee and Jeremie Pennington of Wayne. His in-school activities include FFA, football, track and Spanish club. After high school, he plans to attend Ohio State University and go into veterinarian school.
Deitrich, of Bloomdale, is the daughter of Darin and Jackie Deitrich. She participates in the prom committee and art club.
Simmons, of Bloomdale, is the son of Andrea and Russ Simmons. His in-school activities include baseball and golf. He also is a member of Findlay’s First Church of the Nazarene.
Miller is the daughter of Lindsay and Joe Miller of Wayne. She participates in varsity sideline cheerleading and varsity competition cheer.
Traxler is the son of Heather and Ty Traxler of Bowling Green. He participates in football, basketball, track and field, student council and Spanish club. He is a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Wayne.
Allison is the daughter of Julie and Josh Allison of Wayne. She participates in volleyball, softball and Spanish club. She also plays travel softball. She is a member of New Hope Christian Church in Wayne.
Oliver is the son of Jarret and Olivia Oliver of Wayne. He is active in football, basketball and baseball. Outside of school, he takes part in NWO basketball and attends the Truthseekers Bible Study on Saturday mornings.
Returning 2021 fall homecoming Queen Madelyn Davis is the daughter of Mark and Lacey Davis of Wayne. She is attending Bowling Green State University majoring in pre-physical therapy and is employed in the university’s bursar’s office.
She was escorted by the 2021 fall homecoming king, Casey Frank. He is the son of Roger and Dana Frank of Bowling Green. He is attending Ohio University, majoring in mechanical engineering and is also in the Army ROTC program.
Helping with the coronation ceremony were four elementary assistants, all first graders in the Elmwood district, with at least one parent who graduated from Elmwood.
Carrying the queen’s roses was Carlee Pultz, daughter of Dustin (2007) and Maranda (2006) Pultz of Cygnet. When she grows up, she wants to be a veterinarian.
Carrying the king’s crown was Maverick Oestrich, the son of Brian (2001) and Ashley (2006) Oestrich of Wayne. When he grows up, he wants to be a police officer.
Carrying the queen’s crown was Cecilia Bateson, daughter of Scott (2001) and Dana (2006) Bateson of Bloomdale. When she grows up, she wants to be a veterinarian.
Carrying the game ball was Beckett Rothenbulher, son of Travis (2003) and Jackie (2004) Rothenbuhler of Wayne. When he grows up, he would like to become a firefighter.