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Homecoming Court 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Michigan City High School Homecoming Queen Candidates!
 

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Name: Ella Bogart

Club: Alpha Yearbook

Escorted by: Edward French

Daughter of: Steve & Ann Bogart

All activities involved in at MCHS: Alpha Yearbook, Steering Committee, Student Council, German Club, Athletic Training, Dive Team.

College you hope to attend: Indiana University Bloomington

Major: Health Science with a focus on Oncology

Favorite memory at MCHS: When my yearbook class went to a Jostens workshop and won $300 and my teacher, Mrs. Poulin, did a cartwheel.

Advice for underclassmen: Listen to your mom, she is always right in the end.

 

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Name: Erin Buskirk

Club: Art Club

Escorted by: Joe Gondeck

Daughter of: William & Elizabeth Buskirk

All activities involved in at MCHS: Art Club, HUSA, French Club, Foreign Language Honor Society, Softball Team.

College you hope to attend: Undecided

Major: Radiology

Favorite memory at MCHS: Meeting two of my best friends, Jordin Agemy and Haley Buchanan.

Advice for underclassmen: Be yourself. Don’t let anyone change who you are, because in the end they don’t matter.

 

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Name: Madison Emerick

Club: City Singers

Escorted by: Braxton Hervey

Daughter of: Kelly & Kimberly Emerick

All activities involved in at MCHS: City Singers, Steering Committee, National Honor Society, Stage Crew.

College you hope to attend: Thinking about Indiana University

Major: Nursing

Favorite memory at MCHS: Every one of my chorus competitions.

Advice for underclassmen: When you work hard on what you love, amazing things will happen to you, so never give up!

 

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Name: Sarah Smith

Club: Cityzen Newspaper

Escorted by: Rhiggs Thomas

Daughter of: Tim & Nancy Smith

All activities involved in at MCHS: Cityzen Newspaper, Student Council, National Honor Society, Steering Committee, German Club, Foreign Language Honor Society, Soccer Team, Swim Team.

College you hope to attend: Indiana University Bloomington

Major: International Relations  

Favorite memory at MCHS: All the soccer and swimming bus rides and going to Germany with the GAPP program.

Advice for underclassmen: Be more concerned with your character than your reputation because your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

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Name: Emma Zaknoun

Club: French Club

Escorted by: Tyler Johnston

Daughter of: John Zaknoun & Rana Hannoun

All activities involved in at MCHS: French Club, Steering Committee, Student Council, National Honor Society, Science Club, Foreign Language Honor Society, Volleyball Team.

College you hope to attend: Notre Dame University

Major: Psychiatry

Favorite memory at MCHS: Going to Chicago for a French Club field trip and spending time with my friends.

Advice for underclassmen: Always do your best in school, but never forget to have fun and make as many memories as you can.

 

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Name: Allison Thomas

Club: German Club

Escorted by: Logan Goolsby

Daughter of: Steve & Tina Thomas

All activities involved in at MCHS: German Club, National Honor Society, Steering Committee, Foreign Language Honor Society, Science Club, Math Club, Drama Club, Student Council, Swim Team, Soccer Team.

College you hope to attend: Purdue University

Major: Forensic Pathology

Favorite memory at MCHS: Soccer and swim season with the people I grew up with and the people most important to me, and going to Germany with my fellow classmates and Herr Ruth.

Advice for underclassmen: Change isn’t necessarily a bad thing, so expect it and embrace it because it can make all the difference in your life.

 

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Name: Eryn Sitar

Club: Japanese Club

Escorted by: Cole Seifert

Daughter of: Todd & Jennifer Sitar

All activities involved in at MCHS: Japanese Club, Makerspace, Steering Committee, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Soccer Team.

College you hope to attend: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite memory at MCHS: Competing at the JOI (Joy) state competitions for Japanese and eating tons of Japanese food with the team afterwards.

Advice for underclassmen: Ask questions, pay attention to due dates, and work hard but always find time to relax.

 

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Name: Allyson Richards

Club: Mathletes

Escorted by: Jonathan Zerbes

Daughter of: Brian Richards & Debby Blackie

All activities involved in at MCHS: Mathletes, Alpha Yearbook, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, German Club, Steering Committee, Volleyball Team, Swim Team.

College you hope to attend: Lake Forest College

Major: Biology

Favorite memory at MCHS: Beating Valpo at our own home tournament and receiving first place.

Advice for underclassmen: Go outside your boundaries and push yourself to succeed every year.

 

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Name: Karmen Halfacre

Club: National Honor Society

Escorted by: Nathan Spangler

Daughter of: Kris and Jerry Halfacre

All activities involved in at MCHS: National Honor Society, Mathletes, Steering Committee, Student Council, Spanish Club, Volleyball Team, Unified Track Team.

College you hope to attend: Notre Dame University

Major: Biology

Favorite memory at MCHS: Being a part of the volleyball program and winning the unified track sectional last year with my team.

Advice for underclassmen: Don’t waste time worrying about what others think of you. Your opinion of yourself is what matters the most.



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Name: Alysa Willis
Club: Poetry Club
Escorted by: James Steinhagen
Daughter of: Ed & Tammy Grater
All activities involved in at MCHS: Poetry Club, Pep Band, Marching Band, JROTC.
College you hope to attend: Enlisting in the Navy
Major: Master-at-Arms
Favorite memory at MCHS: Beating Portage’s armed exhibition team.
Advice for underclassmen: Do your homework, and keep up with your classes, but keep up with your friends as well.

 

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Name: Nikki Pomeroy

Club: Science Club

Escorted by: Brandon Fetters

Daughter of: Robert & Donna Pomeroy

All activities involved in at MCHS: Science Club, National Honor Society, Mathletes, Steering Committee, Student Council, Spanish Club, Swim Team.

College you hope to attend: Valparaiso University

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Favorite memory at MCHS: When the girls’ swim team obnoxiously sang songs in the locker after practice.

Advice for underclassmen: If you apply yourself and work then you can accomplish almost anything.


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Name: Madison Farless

Club: Spanish Club

Escorted by: Nick Stefanko

Daughter of: Richard & Ann Farless

All activities involved in at MCHS: Spanish Club, Steering Committee, Student Council, National Honor Society, HOSA, Unified Track Team.

College you hope to attend: Indiana University Bloomington

Major: Nursing

Favorite memory at MCHS: Being a part of the Den during football and basketball games and experiencing every other social event with my best friends.

Advice for underclassmen: The stress, loss of friends, and the rollercoaster emotions are normal throughout high school.  You will be okay and remember pressure makes diamonds.

 

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Name: Kate Kovalcik

Club: Steering Committee

Escorted by: Conner Conklin

Daughter of: Jim & Judy Kovalcik

All activities involved in at MCHS: Steering Committee, Student Council, National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Yearbook, German Club, Mathletes, Unified Track Team.

College you hope to attend: Purdue University

Major: Undecided

Favorite memory at MCHS: Joining the Unified Track team and going to state.

Advice for underclassmen: Get involved! Joining sports and clubs will make your high school experience one to remember.

 

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Name: Katie Bildhauser

Club: Student Council

Escorted by: Ali Hakim

Daughter of: Don & Cathy Bildhauser

All activities involved in at MCHS: Student Council, Alpha Yearbook, Cityzen Newspaper, German Club, National Honor Society, National Foreign Language Honor Society, Tennis Team.

College you hope to attend: Undecided

Major: Nursing

Favorite memory at MCHS: Getting second place in the Plymouth Invite playing number one doubles with my sister.

Advice for underclassmen: Work hard, stay involved, and have fun.

 

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Name: Kaitlyn Steinhiser

Club: Thespian Society

Escorted by: Christian Toney

Daughter of: Patrick & Kristi Steinhiser

All activities involved in at MCHS: Thespian Society, Varsity Quiz Bowl, Spell Bowl, Drama Club, Student Council, Cityzen Newspaper, National Honor Society, Steering Committee.

College you hope to attend: University of Chicago

Major: Political Science and Journalism

Favorite memory at MCHS: Seeing my plans for the class of 2017 come into fruition time and time again.

Advice for underclassmen: Adopt an “I’ll try anything once,” attitude.

 

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Name: Hannah Moore

Club: Wolfpack Marching Band

Escorted by: Kory Blacksten

Daughter of: Brian & Deborah Moore

All activities involved in at MCHS: Wolfpack Marching Band, City Singers, Steering Committee, Drama Club, Wolvettes.

College you hope to attend: Ball State University

Major: Music and Theater

Favorite memory at MCHS: Meeting my best friends while doing the activities I love.

Advice for underclassmen: Don’t sweat the small stuff and enjoy life with no regrets.

 

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Name: Emily Glowacki

Club: Wolvettes

Escorted by: Will Rubino

Daughter of: Michael & Rebecca Greenlaw

All activities involved in at MCHS: Wolvettes, Art Club, Science Club, LGBTA Club, French Club, Color Guard, National Honor Society, Steering Committee, National Foreign Language Honor Society.

College you hope to attend: Undecided

Major: Pediatrics

Favorite memory at MCHS: My five seasons of color guard and celebrating thirteen years of friendship with Allie Mellen.

Advice for underclassmen: Soak in every moment of these four years and make lots of memories along the way.