Cardington-Lincoln High School will observe its 69th Homecoming ceremony on Friday, Octrober 2, 2015. The ceremony will be held at 6:30 pm before the football game kicks off at 7 pm. when the Pirates will host Northmor Knights
Following the football game there will be a dance in the high school cafeteria. John Brehm will serve as the DJ.
Candidates for queen are all seniors: Samantha Brininger, Holly Schultz and Tiara Snyder. King candidates, also seniors, are Devin Fridley, Johnny Levings and Trey Williams. Court members are Libby McConnell, junior; Aleigha Parsons, sophomore and Paige Clinger, freshman Junior Court members are all in the first grade. Celia Hall, is the daughter of Mike and Katy Hall and is a student in the class of Ashley Volk; Alyssa Cox is the daughter of Jamie Cox and James Cox and is a student in the class of Melissa Deems and Hunter Fike is the son of Garry and Ginny Fike and is in the class of Diane Tucker.
Brininger, 17, is the daughter of Tod and Linda Brininger and will be escorted by Devin Fridley. Brininger plays volleyball and softball and belongs to FFA and the student council. She has earned honorable mention in volleyball and was named first team all league and first team all district and all state in softball and was named player of the year. She likes to travel, shop, and spend time with her family and friends. Her favorite food is Chipotle and her favorite sport team is OSU.
Schultz, 17, is the daughter of Amy Peery Schultz and Matt Schultz and she will be escorted by Johnny Levings. Holly plays softball and volleyball and was in 4-H, and the Young Group. She likes to travel, sleep in, likes Netflix, and spending time wih her family and friends. Her favorite restaurant is Cane’s.
Snyder, 17, is the daughter of Tara and David Snyder and she will be escorted by Trey Williams. She has been a C-LHS cheerleader for four years, a high school class officer four years and is active with the FFA where she is currently the president. Other activities include two years with the Spanish Club; four years on student council; Hip Hop Dancer at Diverse Moves for ten years and she served in the school’s Autistic Unit for four years. She has been awarded her FFA Greenhand and Chapter Degree and received the Archie Griffin award last year.
She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and dancing. Her favorite food is mashed potatoes and she loves the Ohio State Buckeyes and meeting new people.
McConnell, 16, is the daughter of Jenny and Terry McConnell. For three years she has been a varsity cheerleader; on the student council, in FFA, the Spanish Club and is a two year member of the Sprit Club and FCCLA. She has been with the Fellowship of Christian Students for two years; is president of the junior class and played basketball two years. She is a Star Greenhand, earned the Spirit award for Cheer; the Pirate Award in Basketball and placed third in this year’s Cheer Competition.
She likes to watch movies with her family; hang out with her friends and cheer with her Cheer Squad. Her favorite beverage is Dr. Pepper; favorite city is Nashville and her favorite sports team is the Miami Hurricanes. She will be escorted by Nate Craig, son of Amy and Randall Craig.
Parsons, 16, is the daughter of Travis and Mary Jo Parsons. She will be escorted by Trent Crum, son of Mark and Cindy Crum. Parsons has been a varsity cheerleader for two years and is a two year member of FFA and the Spanish Club and has studied dance for six years. She won the Most Spirited award for Cheer; competed in many dance competitions and placed third in the recent cheer competition. She likes horses, hanging out with her BFFL Jo and her other friends and she likes to dance. Her favorite TV show is “So You Think You Can Dance” and she likes Chinese Food.
Clinger, 14, is the daughter of Matt and Molly Clinger. She plays basketball, softball volleyball and is in 4-H, FFA, active with her church, raises hogs, is in the band and actively farms. She won the reserve Champion Spot pig, the straight A’s Award, the Perfect Attendance award, the MVP Ribbon for softball. She likes to show hogs at the fair, travel, play volleyball, travel, play basketball, travel, play softball and listen to music. Her favorite TV show is Friends, food is Pizza. She likes sports family, music, swimming, and the movie Hunger Games. She will be escorted by Kyle Snyder, son of David Snyder and Tara Snyder.
Fridley, 17, is the son of Kevin and Tabitha Fridley. He plays football and baseball. He earned all district honorable mention in football in his junior year. His hobbies include hanging out with friends, relaxing all cool and shooting some basketball outside at school He likes to mow grass and fish. He enjoys eating all foods and hs favorite sports teams are the Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Cowboys and Michigan Wolverines.
Levings, 18, is the son of John and Lori Levings. He is a four year member of the high school football and baseball teams; four year member of FFA; class officer for three years; FFA officer for two years; and is a four year member of student council and the Spirit Club. He has been on the In the Know team the Youth Group, Improv; National Honor Society, the Math Team, Spanish Club where he has served as president and the Destination Imagination team for one year He has competed in Parliamentary Procedure, forestry rural and urban land judging; and was voted football captain by his team mates.
He likes listening to music, hanging out with friends and watching film with Coach Bear Cub and his offensive line layers. He likes the Cleveland Cavs, Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds and the OSU Buckeyes.
Williams, 17, is the son of Jerry Williams and Kelly Dials. He plays football and basketball and is a lifeguard. He was all state, third team, second team MOAC; first team Central Division in football. He likes to hang out with his friends, go fishing or shooting when he has the time, he likes to toss the pigskin football and shoot baskets. He also teaches swim lessons at the Cardington pool.
His favorite TV show is The Walking Dead and his two favorite sports teams are the OSU Buckeyes and the Atlanta Falcons. Trey likes Japanese food.
Evelyn Long is a correspondent with the Morrow County Sentinel and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.