G-AHS Homecoming parade has new route

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
Members of the Greencastle-Antrim High School 2012 Homecoming Court are, from left: back row — Wade Rider, Taylor Kirkpatrick, Ronnie Stine, Ashtin Byers, Austyn Rodriguez, Samuel Sprague; front row — Kourtney Martin, Morgan Fetting, Kaitlyn Conner, Tessa Cordell, Shelby Stouffer, Emily Bland.

Homecoming activities are taking center court at Greencastle-Antrim High School this week. Spirit Week concludes with the football game Friday when the Blue Devils face the Big Spring Bulldogs, and Saturday with a dance.

Today is Jersey Day. Thursday students will wear assigned colored apparel, with seniors blue, juniors yellow, sophomores red and freshmen green. Friday the school colors reign, with everyone encouraged to dress in blue and gold.

New parade route

The high school will host a pep rally Friday and the parade will begin at 6 p.m. This year the route has changed.

It starts at the middle school, then follows Franklin Street to Allison Street. From there it enters Baltimore Street to Center Square, then south on Carlisle Street, and back to school on Franklin and Ridge Avenue.

The homecoming courts will be presented at 6:50 p.m. at Kaley Field.

Saturday’s semi-formal dance is from 7 to 10 p.m. at the high school cafeteria.

Homecoming court

Public recognition of Homecoming 2012 for the Greencastle-Antrim High School will begin with the 6 p.m. parade through town Friday, Oct. 19. The Homecoming Court will be escorted to Kaley Field for the 6:50 p.m. presentation and crowning of the king and queen.

The king and queen will be selected from the senior nominees of three girls and three boys. The court also consists of a boy and girl from each of the junior, sophomore and freshmen classes.

The senior male nominees are Wade Rider, Ronnie Stine and Taylor Kirkpatrick. Wade is the son of Mark and Dee Rider. He enjoys participating in Boy Scouts and wrestling. His future plans are to attend Lock Haven University and major in Elementary Education. Ronnie is the son of Ron and Pat Stine. He enjoys sports, video games, cars and traveling. His future plans are to attend college to pursue a degree in health or medicine. Taylor is the son of Brian and Shawn Kirkpatrick. He enjoys soccer, track, snowboarding and fishing. He plans to attend college and get a good job.

The senior female nominees are Kourtney Martin, Kaitlyn Conner and Morgan Fetting. Kourtney is the daughter of Kendall Martin and Melinda McIntire. She enjoys cheerleading and baking. Her future plans are to attend a four-year university for public health education. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Terry Conner and Rick and Lisa Bontrager. She enjoys sports, horseback riding and traveling. Her future plans are to attend college to earn a degree in pediatric nursing. Morgan is the daughter of Randy and Lacinda Fetting. She enjoys music and photography. Her future plans are to see the world.

The junior representatives are Ashtin Byers and Tessa Cordell. Ashtin is the son of Troy and Amy Byers. He enjoys playing football and baseball. His future plans are to attend college for mechanics and take over his dad's business. Tessa is the daughter of Brian and Andrea Cordell. She enjoys gymnastics and track. Her future plans are to go to college to study psychology.

The sophomore representatives are Austyn Rodriguez and Shelby Stouffer. Austyn is the son of Mark and Brandi Rodriguez. He enjoys soccer, hunting and snowboarding. His future plans are to attend a college in the medical field. Shelby is the daughter of Mike and Kelli Stouffer. She enjoys cross country and track, basketball and going to Young Life and Campaigners. She plans to attend college.

The freshmen representatives are Samuel Sprague and Emily Bland. Sam is the son of Ronda and Greg Hoover and Mike and Deb Sprague. He enjoys basketball and football. His future plans are to attend college and he hopes to continue playing sports at the college level. Emily is the daughter of Tim and Kim Bland. She enjoys field hockey, running and traveling. After high school she plans to major in education in college where she also hopes to play field hockey.