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Yough 2013 homecoming court chosen

| Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, 2:58 p.m.
The 2013 Homecoming Court for Yough High School is made up of (from left) Teddy Charletta, Jordan Sterner, Lucas Richardson, Franki Berarducci, Tyler Donahue, Victoria DeCelle, Jenna Hough, Chandler Daniel, Samantha Maughan, Josh Sterner, Brittney Hoffmann and Brandon Regotti.

Yough High School's candidates for Homecoming King and Homecoming Queen have been announced and the winners by popular vote will be crowned during a halftime ceremony at Friday night's football game. The crowning will take place after the introductions of all the court members.

The Homecoming Court is comprised of the following students:

Franki Berarducci is the daughter of Frank and Debbie Berarducci of West Newton. She is a member of the Yough High School soccer team and the Foothills Soccer Club. She volunteers at Westmoreland Animal Friends and currently works at Rita's Italian Ice. She intends to study neonatal nursing in college.

Victoria DeCelle is the daughter of Brian and Bonnie DeCelle of Madison. She is a senior-freshmen mentor. She has been singing for five years and has been a member of chamber choir for three years. She dances at Attitudes in Motion in Belle Vernon and has acted in plays in the Geyer Theatre, Scottdale. Currently she works at Jioio's in Greensburg. After high school she plans to attend the California Institute of the Arts.

Brittney Hoffmann is the daughter of Lonnie and Sandy Hoffmann of Smithton. She is the captain of the varsity cheerleading team. She is a member of the cross country team, student council, prom committee, senior committee and the senior-freshmen mentoring program. She was voted “Team Clown” for the cross country team. After high school she plans to attend West Virginia University for nursing and later earn her certificate of anesthesia in order to become a nurse anesthetist.

Jenna Hough is the daughter of Keith and Trish Hough of Smithton. She is a varsity cheerleader and a member of National Honor Society, student council, prom committee and the senior-freshmen mentoring program. She is an honor roll student. She cheers for HotCheer Allstars and placed fourth in the world at the Cheerleading Worlds Competition. She is an active member of Norwin Christian Church youth group, has participated in vacation Bible school and has volunteered for mission trips to aid hurricane victims. After high school she plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh for bioengineering where she plans to cheer for Pitt and then continue to medical school for anesthesiology.

Samantha Maughan is the daughter of Don and Carol Maughan of West Newton. She is a member of National Honor Society, student council and senior-freshmen mentoring program. She is an honor roll student and has been the captain of the girls soccer team for three years. She is an active member of St. Edward's youth group and plans to attend college for physical therapy.

Jordan Sterner is the daughter of Bud and Pam Sterner of Ruffsdale. She is a member of the basketball, soccer and softball teams, student council, CAP/SADD and prom committee. Also, she is a co-leader of the senior-freshman mentoring program. Jordan has helped with an elementary basketball program and is active with her church. She currently works at Dairy Queen in Mt. Pleasant and intends to major in special education in college.

Teddy Charletta is the son of Ted and Diana Charletta of West Newton. He is a member of National Honor Society and senior-freshmen mentoring program. He has been captain of varsity wrestling for two years, and is currently student council president. He plans to major in mechanical engineering in college.

Chandler Daniel is the son of Jamie and Sean Saunders of West Newton. He is a captain of the football team and a member of student council. He also is a track team member. He plans to major in athletic training in college.

Tyler Donahue is the son of Coleman and Diana Donahue of West Newton. He is a member of the Yough football team, student council and the senior-freshmen mentoring program. He was awarded All-Conference during his junior year. He plans to attend West Virginia University and major in business.

Brandon Regotti is the son of Kevin and Karen Regotti of Smithton. Brandon is a member of the baseball team, basketball team, student council and senior-freshmen mentoring program. He also participates in an elementary basketball program by coaching and refereeing. He has earned the United States Achievement Academy Award. He intends to major in dentistry and orthodontics in college.

Lucas Richardson is the son of Dave and Wendy Richardson of Yukon. He is an active member of the New Stanton Assembly of God youth group where he is a student-leader. He is a two-time football captain, two-time wrestling captain, one-time track and field captain and FCA leader-member. He is also a National Honor Society member, Yough High School musicals participant and senior-freshmen mentor. He has been awarded the John C. Bruno Award for Yough Area Midget Football and has been invited to attend National Fine Arts. He volunteers at the community food bank and has been on mission trips to tell people about Jesus. He currently works at Pinocchio's Pizza where he makes pizzas and more. He plans to attend Valley Forge Christian College or Geneva to study youth and music ministry.

Josh Sterner is the son of Bud and Pam Sterner of Ruffsdale. He is a three-year letterman in basketball and baseball, a member of student council and a senior-freshmen mentor. Currently he works at the Mt. Pleasant Dairy Queen. He plans to attend college next fall.

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