Three Cardington-Lincoln High School seniors are candidates for Winter Sports Night Queen and three senior boys are vying for the title of Winter Sports Night King for 2016.
The ceremony will be held Saturday, January 9, between the reserve and varsity boys’ basketball games when the Pirates host the Northmor Knights.
Queen candidates are Samantha Brininger, Abbey Diamond and Holly Schultz. King candidates. also seniors, are Devin Fridley, Dalton Snider and Trey Williams.
High school court attendants are Gracie Rees, junior; Katelyn Denney sophomore and Delisa Goodman, freshman.
Junior court attendants are Kayden Bailey, daughter of Diane Bailey and a student in the class of Melissa Deems; Fisher Schuman, son of Jake and Belynda Schuman, student in the class of Ashley Volk and Lundyn Blevins, daughter of Ms Rebecca Blevins and a student in the class of Kathy Blevins.
Crowning the new king and queen will be their counterparts from 2015, Kaitlyn Kavanaugh and Thomas Jordan.
Brininger, 17, is the daughter of Tod and Linda Brininger. She plays volleyball and softball and is a member of the FFA. Honors include being named to first team All-District, first team MOAC and the MVP Award in volleyball and first team all-league, first team all-district and player of the year in softball. She likes to travel, shop and spend time with family and friends.
Her favorite food is Chipotle and favorite sports team – OSU. She will be escorted by Devin Fridley, son of Kevin and Tabatha Fridley and a king candidate.
Diamond, 17, is the daughter of Debbie and Dave Chafin and is a three year member of FCCLA and a four year member of the Junior Fair Board. She is a nine year member of 4-H.
Honors include being named reserve grand champion poultry and best of show in rabbits in 2015 She has also achieved honor roll status. Her favorite food is Chipotle and favorite TV show is Grey’s Anatomy. She will be escorted by Trey Wiliams, son of Jerry Williams and Kelly Dials. He is also a king candidate.
Schultz, 17, is the daughter of Amy Peery-Schultz and Matt Schultz. She is active in softball, volleyball, 4-H and her church youth group. She likes to travel, watch Net-Flix, sleep, and spend time with her family Her favorite food is Cane’s Chicken. She will be escorted by Dalton Snider, son of Eric and Nikki Snider, and a king candidate.
Fridley plays football and baseball and was named to the all-district honorable mention in football his junior year. He likes to hang out with friends, relaxing and shooting some basketball outside of the school. He also likes to mow grass and fish. He enjoys eating all foods and his favorite sports teams are the Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Cowboys and Michigan Wolverines.
Snider has played basketball four years, varsity, two, and was captain. He enjoys playing 2K16 (Basketball video game) with the whole boys basketball team and hanging with Markayla Sue, his girlfriend. His favorite food is Mac-N-Cheese; favorite restaurant, Hong Kong buffet and favorite sports teams, the Cowboys and Michigan.
Williams plays football, basketball and is a life guard. He was named first team all-state; second team all district and second team MOAC in football. He likes to hang out with friends and play sports His favorite food is Japanese; TV: American Horror Story and The Walking Dead and favorite college sports team, OSU. The Atlanta Falcons is his favorite NFL Team.
Racheal Rees, 16, is the daughter or Rick and Stephanie Rees. She has played volleyball three years; and is a three year member of FFA. She has belonged to FCCLA for one year. She won the volleyball Pirate Award and has her chapter degree in FFA. Her hobbies include being a sandwich artist and she loves going on road trips, hanging out with her friends and playing volleyball in her free time. She likes Grey’s Anatomy and enjoys eating at Quaker Steak and Lube. She also likes to watch OSU volleyball. She will be escorted by Devin Pearl, son of Veronica and Chris Pearl.
Denney, 15, is the daughter of Jodie and Joe Denney. She has been a gymnastics competitor at Mid-Ohio for eight years; a member of Spanish Club, FFA and Track for two years. She was on the honor roll and level seven and eight state champion in gymnastics. She likes spending time with her little siblings, hanging out with her friends and boyfriend and likes the Olive Garden, Ohio State Football, gymnastics and her favorite store is Forever 21. She will be escorted by Daniel Kill, son of Eric and Donna Kill.
Goodman, 15, is the daughter of Lynn and Diane Goodman and will be escorted by Dylan Goodman, the son of Lynn and Diane Goodman. She is involved with 4-H (three years); Agriculture (Ag) and FFA, for one year; volleyball and is a church acolyte She is also a member of her church sewing group. She was named the most improved volleyball player as a freshman. She likes scrap booking, shopping at Kohls, sewing and showing cattle. Her favorite food is pepperoni pizza, favorite TV show: Full House; and she likes working on the farm with her brothers, shopping and her favorite color is pink.
A dance will follow the basketball game and it is sponsored by the high school Spirit Club and the student council, who are also sponsoring all Winter Sports Night activities. Kirsten Ebert is advisor.
Evelyn Long is a correspondent with the Morrow County Sentinel and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.