Homecoming 2017 was packed with fans both young and old(er) as halftime had a celebration of the 1967 State Champion team (See the Pal-Item video here.) (Read the Pal-Item story here.) a band performance from both RHS and the intermediate school programs, and the crowning of the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen.
Here is a look at your court:
Our first couple is Riley Austin and Tremell Carpenter. Riley is the daughter of Chrisanne Austin and DJ Austin. Riley is a member of the girls’ soccer team, track team and is the sports editor for the yearbook. She currently is undecided about her college path. Tremell is the son of Treston Bennett and Milleta Carpenter. He is a member of the RHS football team. Tremell plans to attend Ly Coming and study business.
Next we have Katie Butler and Alec Thornburg. Katie is the daughter Jennifer and Derrick Boardman. Katie is a member of the RHS cheerleading squad. She plans to attend Ball State and study Education. Alec is the son of Cindy Scheele and Frank Thornburg. Alec is involved in the RHS Radio/TV program. He plans to attend Ball State or Ivy Tech Muncie and student Telecommunications.
Our next couple is Jessica Lahman and Nate Parker. Jessica is the daughter of Frank and Sherri Lahman. Jessica is Cheer Captain and an All American Cheerleader. She plans to attend Ball State and study nursing. Nate is the son of Leann and Jeremy Parker. Nate is a member of the RHS football team. He plans to attend IU East and study Human Life Science. He eventually plans to attend Med School in North Carolina and study Rheumatology
Next we have Ashlen Mauller and Sid Sagna. Ashlen is the daughter of Laura Raby and Trae Mauller. Ashlen is Cheer Captain, member of the National Honor Society, and an All American Cheerleader. She plans to attend Ball State and study Elementary Education or Pediatric Nursing. Sid is the son of Susan and Karim Sagna. He is a member of the soccer and basketball teams. He is undecided on his college choice but plans to study Pre-Pharmacy.
Our last couple is Olivia Swonder and Ike Khamis. Olivia is the daughter of Joy and James Swonder. Olivia is a member of the Soccer, swimming and track and field teams. She also is a member of the chamber choir, a Red Devil Mentor and is involved in Student Council and Climate Changers. She is undecided on her college choice but plans to study pre-med in biochemistry or health sciences. Ike is the son of Mike and Kathy Khamis. Ike is a member of the RHS Diving team. He plans to attend the University of Missouri and study education.
RHS Athletics thanks John Weber for the great photos!