|Fulda High School to host Homecoming Week festivities|
FULDA FREE PRESS/Darcy Uttech |
2013 Homecoming Candidates include; back row, left to right: Dani Hermeling, Melissa Gehl, Olivia Baerenwald, Allison VandenBosch, and Myah Holinka. Front row, left to right: Joe Voss, Matt Kunerth, Jared Smith, Matthew Thier and Cole Dierks.
Week of September 23|
The Fulda High school will host Homecoming festivities beginning Monday, September 23 with coronation scheduled for 10:30 am in the gymnasium. Monday is also Rivalry Dress-up Day for the students.|
The Fulda Raider Volleyball team will host Mountain Lake Area on Tuesday evening. But first students will attend school dress for Hillbilly/ Western Day.
Wednesday is Fake an Injury Day and Thursday is Neon Day. Thursday evening the Raider netters host Southwestern United on the court at home.
Friday is Red and Black Day with a pepfest held sometime in the afternoon and the football game beginning at 7:00 pm against Hills-Beaver Creek. The Homecoming Dance will follow the football game in the high school gym.
This years candidates include:
Olivia Baerenwald is the daughter of Mike and Renee Baerenwald. She has three siblings; Ashtyn Silva, Ross Baerenwald, and Macy Baerenwald.
Olivia is involved in FCCLA, Speech, Band, Choir, and is the Senior Class Secretary.
Her favorite Homecoming event is the Friday night football game because she enjoys cheering the team on.
As I have grown up attending the Fulda School District for 12 years, I feel as though it would be a great honor to represent the school because it has helped me grow into the person I am today, stated Olivia.
Melissa Gehl is the daughter of Mark and Peggy Gehl. She has two siblings; William, who is her younger brother and Tiffany, her older sister.
Melissa is involved in Cross Country, Basketball, Track, Knowledge Bowl, Band, Speech, Rifle Squad, BPA and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Melissa enjoys the games during Homecoming week especially playing dodgeball and tug-of-war with her Raider Time group. She also like to see everyone dress up each day.
I would like to represent Fulda High School as Homecoming Queen so I can be a positive role model to the Fulda students, she says. Im happy to represent the Senior class as a candidate.
Dani Hermeling is the daughter of Tim and Laurie Hermeling. She has four sisters, Jess (20), Brittney (19), Kasey (14), and Chrissy (9).
Dani is involved in Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Rifle Squad and is a member of the National Honor Society.
She really enjoys the Friday night football game during Homecoming week.
I would like to represent the Fulda High School as the Homecoming Queen because it would be a huge honor to be able to represent my school, stated Dani. I have always looked up to the Homecoming Queen in past years, and it would be awesome to see younger girls look up to me as well. I want to be a positive role model for the entire student body.
Myah Holinka is the daughter of Brad and Karmel Holinka. She has two siblings; Mari and Mic.
Myah is involved in basketball, volleyball, track, band, choir, BPA and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Myah looks forward to the Friday night football game and the Homecoming dance.
I would like to represent Fulda High School as Queen because I want to be role model to the Fulda students, said Myah. I am proud to represent the Senior class as a candidate.
Allison VandenBosch is the daughter of Tony and Sara VandenBosch. She has a brother named Chris (19) and a sister named Logan (14).
Allison is involved in volleyball, track, Math League and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Her favorite Homecoming events are seeing everybody dressed up and the sporting events.
I would like to represent Fulda High School as Homecoming queen because I want to be somebody in the school that the underclassmen look up to, she said. And I would be honored if they were to vote for me to be Homecoming Queen.
Cole Dierks is the son of Brian and Cindy Dierks. He as one brother, Justin who is a freshman.
Cole is involved in FFA, Basketball and Golf.
He enjoys the dress up days during Homecoming week.
It would be a real honor to represent my school as Homecoming King, says Cole. I am involved with lots of school activities and love interacting with my peers. I feel like I would be a great person to represent the Fulda High School and the ladies love royalty!
Matt Kunerth is the son of Mike and Dawn Kunerth. He has three siblings, Marissa (17), Matthias (13), and Massen (11).
Matt is involved in Band, Choir, BPA, Speech, FCCLA, Knowledge Bowl, Math League, Basketball, Track and is a member of the National Honor Society.
His favorite part of Homecoming is competing in the Raider Time games on Friday afternoon.
I would like to represent Fulda High School as Homecoming King this year because since I was in grade school I have looked up to the King and Queen as great role models, he says. And I would be honored to be that person that inspires others.
Jared Smith is the son of Chad and Shelly Smith. He has one brother, Justin.
Jared is involved in football and FFA.
During Homecoming week he likes the Tug-of-war, Pepfest, and the football game.
I would be a good leader and a positive role model for the school, stated Jared.
Matthew Thier is the son of Todd and Amy Thier.
He is involved in football and track.
Matthew enjoys the Homecoming football game.
I would like to represent Fulda High School as Homecoming King because it has always been a dream of mine since I was in the grade school, said Matthew. I think I would make a good role model to underclassmen to be kind, have fun, and always do your best in everything you do.
Joey Voss is the son of Steve and Diann Voss. He has one older sister, Kaylah Nelson.
Joey enjoys football at the Fulda High School.
His favorite part of Homecoming week is dressing up for fun days and attending the Homecoming games.
Since this is my last year for being in Fulda, I feel that being the King would be such an honor and it would be a privilege to be a future role model, he says.