Homecoming festivities highlight week at G-AHS

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
Members of the Greencastle-Antrim High School Homecoming Court are, front row from left: seniors Halleigh Benner, Rainee Swisher, Ashley Frankenfield; junior Jocelyn Fortson; sophomore Alyssa Sullivan; freshman Mary Ward. Back row: seniors Kevin Piper, Josh Short, Jesse Herman; junior Stephen Herman; sophomore Zach Keller; and freshman Luke Bitner.

Greencastle-Antrim High School students are in the middle of Spirit Week as they gear up for Homecoming on Friday.

The Blue Devils face the Shippensburg Greyhounds at 7:30 p.m. on Kaley Field.

Members of the Homecoming Court were chosen by their peers. Senior candidates for King and Queen are:

Jesse Herman, son of Mark and Kathy Herman. He enjoys soccer, running and playing guitar. He plans to attend college for engineering.

Kevin Piper, son of Terry and Jenny Piper. His interests include playing soccer and snowboarding. After graduation he plans to attend college.

Josh Short, son of Carri Link and Jim Short. He likes to play sports and will seek a degree in health and physical education.

Halleigh Benner, daughter of Larry and Annette Diana. She enjoys field hockey, snowboarding, pole vaulting and shopping. She hopes to become a pharmacist.

Ashley Frankenfield, daughter of Sheila and Donald Frankenfield. Her interests include soccer, skiing, volleyball and Young Life. She will attend college to study business.

Rainee Swisher, daughter of Doug and Kamie Swisher. She enjoys cheerleading, shopping, painting and visiting New York City. She would like to become a psychiatrist after college.

Members of the royal court include juniors Stephen Herman and Jocelyn Fortson. He is the son of Mark and Kathy Herman and she is the daughter of Phillip and Hope Albright and Steven and Nicole Lloyd. Stephen’s interests are swimming, diving and sports. He plans to attend college after graduation. Jocelyn enjoys reading, shopping and softball. She would like a career as a veterinarian.

Sophomore representatives are Zach Keller, son of Dale and Liz Keller, and Alyssa Sullivan, daughter of Amy and James Sullivan. Zach plays football and enjoys other sports. He plans to become a teacher. Alyssa participates in cheerleading, soccer, cooking, traveling and volunteering at animal shelters. She would like to go to college in Boston for psychiatry and travel the world.

Freshmen representatives are Luke Bitner, son of Paul and Karen Bitner, and Mary Ward, daughter of Lisa and Dennis Ward. Luke enjoys sports, skiing, youth group, swimming, Camp Joy-El, hunting and fishing. He plans to attend college after high school. Mary’s interests include softball and cross country. Her future hopes are to play college softball or enter the Air Force Academy and become a nurse.

Spirit Week activities include dress up days. Monday was western, Tuesday jerseys. Wednesday is Comfy Cozy Day. On Thursday freshmen are to wear green, sophomores red, juniors blue, seniors yellow or gold, and teachers white. Friday is blue and gold day. A parade through the streets of Greencastle begins at 6 p.m. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned before the game.

A homecoming dance will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the G-AHS cafeteria.