October 23, 2014

SHHS to crown winter royalty this weekend

SHHS Winter Court 2013

FRONT ROW: Gwen Getz, Conner Jones, Lake Johnson and Melody Hanson. Back row:  Sydnee Edwards, Sam Jesberg, Schuylar Duncan and Macy Carbajo. They are all representatives of the senior class with Lake and Melody representing senior athletics. Submitted photo

One lucky pair of seniors will be crowned king and queen of Spring Hill Winter Court this weekend.
Spring Hill High School’s Winter Court ceremonies will be between the girls varsity basketball game and the boys varsity basketball game on Feb. 1 at SHHS. The basketball squads face-off against De Soto High School teams at 9 p.m. and 11: 30 p.m., respectively.
A dance will immediately follow the games.
Candidates for SHHS Queen of Winter Court include:
Macy Carbajo, the daughter of Tom and Janel Carbajo.
Macy is a member of the National Honor Society, a Natural Helper leader, president of the SHHS student council, a member of LINKs, madrigals, volunteer club, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), and a member of the musical for the last four years. She is also run cross country, played volleyball and basketball for four years, and played softball for one year.
After high school, Macy plans to attend Grand View University in Des Moines, Ia., where she will run cross country and track and study physical education.
Sydnee Edwards, the daughter of Brandi and Jason Duncan.
Sydnee is on the A and B Honor Roll and is a member of LINKS. She is also a varsity soccer player for the last two years and serves as a manager for the wrestling and football teams.
After high school, Sydnee plans to go to Johnson County Community College for two years before transferring to the University of Kansas to earn a bachelor’s degree in pediatric nursing.
Melody Hanson, the daughter of Rick and Kim Hanson.
Melody has been named to the A honor roll all four years. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Natural Helpers, student council and the FCA.
She played volleyball all four years of high school, earning all-league honors her junior and senior year. She also has been a member of the basketball team for four years and played softball one year.
After high school, Melody plans to study physical therapy at Mid-America Nazarene University where she will also play volleyball.
Gwen Getz, the daughter of Todd Getz and Kelly Koehler.
Gwen has been named to the A and B honor roll and is a member of madrigrals.
She played volleyball earning honorable mention in the sport. As a soccer player, she earned first team all-state and all-league honors this year. She also plays basketball.
After high school, Gwen plans to attend Johnson County Community College where she will play volleyball.
King candidates include:
Schuyler Duncan, the son of Kevin and Amy Duncan.
Schuyler has earned a spot on the A honor roll and serves as a leader of LINKs and Natural Helpers. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Volunteer Club.
He played football for four years, wrestled for three years and played tennis for two years.
He has not yet decided what he will do after he graduates from SHHS.
Sam Jesberg, son of Mike and Dawn Jesberg.
Sam has named to the A honor roll and is a member of the National Honor Society and earned the title of Kansas Honor Scholar this year. He also belongs to the National Helpers and the Volunteer Club.
Sam played football for two years, and basketball all four years. He will run track this spring and he played baseball his freshman year.
After high school, Sam plans to pursue a degree in drafting and design at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo.
Lake Johnson, son of Summer Wilson and Bryan Johnson.
Lake has been named to the A and B honor rolls and was a  member of the Natural Helpers.
He played football and basketball all four years of high school and plans to round out four years as a member of the baseball team this spring.
After high school, Lake plans to study engineering at Baker University where he will play baseball.
Conner Jones, the son of Dawn Bontrager and Bob Jones.
Conner has been named to the A and B honor rolls.
In football, he was named second team all-league linebacker and second team tri-county linebacker. He has played varsity football for three years. He also plays basketball.
After high school, Conner plans to play football at Coffeyville or go to the University of Kansas and pursue a degree in the medical field.

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