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2019 Homecoming Queen Candidates

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 Michigan City High School Homecoming Queen Candidates!

Paige Potucek

Name: Paige Potucek

Club: Alpha Yearbook

Escorted by: Reese Attar

Daughter of: Heidi and Pat Potucek

Activities involved in at MCHS: Track, Tennis, Quiz Bowl, NHS, Student Council, Steering Committee

College you hope to attend: Undecided 

Major: Behavioral Science 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Sophomore year pep assembly

Advice for underclassmen: Don't dwell on your mistakes, learn from them and take advantage of all the wonderful staff here to help you.

Emily Mitzel

Name: Emily Mitzel

Club: American Sign Language Club

Escorted by: Jessica Vega

Daughter of: Kim and Rhonda Mitzel

Activities involved in at MCHS: LGBTA, Steering Committee, and German Club 

College you hope to attend: Ball State University 

Major: Nursing 

Favorite memory at MCHS: When the high school wanted an excuse to throw a party at the pep rally in 2017 

Advice for underclassmen: Slow down and take in everything that is around you. 

Sara Poulin

Name: Sara Poulin

Club: City Singers

Escorted by: Josiah Miller

Daughter of: Greg and Laure Poulin

Activities involved in at MCHS: Tennis, Golf, German Club, Steering Committee, Choir, National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society, Drama Club 

College you hope to attend: Purdue University West Lafayette

Major: Undecided 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Going to all the football games and school dances 

Advice for underclassmen: Get involved and enjoy high school while it lasts. 

Andrea Zaknoun
Name: Andrea Zaknoun

Club: Early College Club

Escorted by: Tyler Cuma

Daughter of: Nisrine and Andre Zaknoun

Activities involved in at MCHS: Volunteering at the hospital, Steering Committee, and National Honor Society 

College you hope to attend: Indiana University Bloomington or Indiana University South Bend 

Major: Nursing

Favorite memory at MCHS: All the pep sessions

Advice for underclassmen: Stick to your studies and get involved. 


Huda Achy

Name: Huda Achy

Club: French Club

Escorted by: Evan Ewy

Daughter of: Reda Achy

Activities involved in at MCHS: Early College Club, Steering Committee, Soccer, and Track

College you hope to attend: Ball State 

Major: Nursing 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Making tons of friends and getting involved 

Advice for underclassmen: Listen to your mom!


Mira McDaniel

Name: Mira McDaniel

Club: German Club

Escorted by: NIcholas Gushrowski

Daughter of: Jason and Amy McDaniel

Activities involved in at MCHS: National Honor Society, Steering Committee, Swimming,  Foreign Language National Honor Society, and Rho Kappa Honor Society

College you hope to attend: Indiana University 

Major: International Studies 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Pasta parties and making friends 

Advice for underclassmen: Work hard but take time to have fun. 


Reece Shirley

Name: Reece Shirley

Club: HOSA

Escorted by: Dawson VanBuskirk

Daughter of: Steven and Stacie Shirley

Activities involved in at MCHS: Volleyball, Tennis, Spanish Club, LGBTQ Club, and National Honor Society

College you hope to attend: Undecided 

Major:  Criminal Justice 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Winning sectionals for volleyball my Sophomore and Junior years

Advice for underclassmen: Join as many clubs and activities as you can.  You will make lifelong friends.


Megan Steinhiser

Name: Megan Steinhiser

Club: Japanese Club

Escorted by: Robert Lemon

Daughter of: Patrick and Kristi Steinhiser

Activities involved in at MCHS: Science Club, National Honor Society, Morning Announcements, Quiz Bowl, Spell Bowl, Japanese Olympiad, Junior Zoological Society, 4H 

College you hope to attend: Earlham College

Major: Biology

Favorite memory at MCHS: Attending club meetings with friends 

Advice for underclassmen: The smartest people ask questions. 

 

Hannah Chambers
Name: Hannah Chambers

Club: National Honor Society

Escorted by: Chris Gault

Daughter of: Tim and Chris Chambers

Activities involved in at MCHS: German Club, Steering Committee, Rho Kappa National Honor Society, Softball, and Foreign Language National Honor Society 

College you hope to attend: Undecided

Major: Physical Therapy

Favorite memory at MCHS: Playing softball

Advice for underclassmen: Take time to enjoy highschool because it goes by fast.

Alexis Reynolds

Name: Alexis Reynolds 

Club: Robotics Club

Escorted by: Zachary Kizziar

Daughter of: Brandy and Ryan Reynolds 

Activities involved in at MCHS: Tennis, Volleyball, Steering Committee, National Honor Society, Student Council, Club Inspire, Early College Club, and Class Vice-President

College you hope to attend: Trine University or Purdue Hammond

Major: Health and Science Engineer 

Favorite memory at MCHS: “Falling on my butt during tug of war against the seniors in front of the whole school.”

Advice for underclassmen: Remember you are only in highschool once so make the best of your time here and cherish the people in your life.


Dania Dueñas

Name: Dania Dueñas 

Club: Spanish Club

Escorted by: Peter Gondeck

Daughter of:  David and Veronica Deuñas 

Activities involved in at MCHS: Early College Club, National Honor Society, Foreign Language National Honor Society, Swim Team, and Baseball Manager

College you hope to attend: IUPUI

Major: Dentistry 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Going to sport events and supporting my friends 

Advice for underclassmen: Make good decisions.

 Brenda Huizar

Name: Brenda Huizar

Club: Steering Committee

Escorted by: Gabe Galvan

Daughter of: Joaquin and Leticia Huizar

Activities involved in at MCHS: Early College Club, Art Club, Spanish Club, Craft Club, and National Honor Society

College you hope to attend: Purdue University 

Major: Undecided 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Getting to represent my class Freshman year

Advice for underclassmen: Don’t skip and be good students. 

 Charity Smith

Name: Charity Smith

Club: Student Council

Escorted by: Armani Torrance 

Daughter of: Carolyn and Jose Smith

Activities involved in at MCHS: Class President, Shotput Thrower, Improv Club, Steering Committee, Early College Club and Anime Club 

College you hope to attend: Undecided 

Major: Political Science and Economics 

Favorite memory at MCHS: Being part of the MCHS Marching Band last year 

Advice for underclassmen: “They are not laughing with you, they are laughing at you.”

 

Anna-Lisse Lenard
Name: Anna-Lisse Lenard 

Club: Wolfpack Marching Band

Escorted by: Adam Howard 

Daughter of: Kimberly Lenard 

Activities involved in at MCHS: National Honor Society, Marching, Pep, and Jazz Bands, and Wind Ensemble, 

College you hope to attend: Ball State University 

Major: To double major in Music Performance and Education

Favorite memory at MCHS: The twenty-two hour bus ride with the marching band to Disney.

Advice for underclassmen: If you believe you can do something, go for it with everything you’ve got.