Geibel names 2013 homecoming court
By Marilyn Forbes
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High School announced its 2013 homecoming court, selecting seven young girls to vie for the crown and three to represent their respective freshmen, sophomore and junior classes.
The queen will be chosen by a second vote taken from the entire junior and senior student body, with the winner being crowned during halftime of the Oct. 12 football game.
Queen candidates are:
• Julia Alvarez, 17, daughter of Melinda and Joe Alvarez of Monongahela.
She is active as a member of SADD, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, school musical, Chamber Choir and soccer team. Outside of school, she is a library and Bible school volunteer and plays spring soccer.
Alvarez will be escorted by Neil Solan, 17, of Bear Rocks.
• Rachel Elias, 17, daughter of Elizabeth Gleason and John Elias of Uniontown.
She is active in volleyball, SADD, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and participates in school musicals.
Elias will be escorted by John Paul Zimcosky, 17, of Smock.
• Paige Hardy, 18, daughter of Debra and Joseph Hardy of Farmington.
She is active as a member of the prom committee, choir and theater. Outside activities include volunteering at Uniontown Hospital, acting lessons and participating in 5K events. Hardy was crowned Miss TEEN Pennsylvania in 2013.
She will be escorted by Ibraheem Shaikh, 17, of Uniontown.
• Haley Hutchinson, 17, daughter of Janet and Jeff Hutchinson of Acme.
She is active in soccer, basketball and softball.
Hutchinson will be escorted by Kyle Kozura, 17, of Monessen.
• Young Rim Lee, 19, daughter of Dong Soon Lee and Chang Hwa Park of Chuncheon, South Korea. She is staying with host parents Lea and Thomas Walls of Uniontown.
She is active in National Honor Society, Math League, volleyball, prom and Christmas dance committees and Yoga Club. Outside activities included volunteering at local hospitals.
Lee will be escorted by Patrick Nahhas, 16, of Uniontown.
• Joanna Medofer, 17, daughter of Cathleen and Albert Medofer of Brownsville. She is active in National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Showstoppers, soccer, Chamber Choir and participates in school musicals. Outside activities include church cantor, spring soccer and volunteer at vacation Bible school.
Medofer will be escorted by Patrick Teich, 17, of Scottdale.
• Gabrielle Omatick, 17, daughter of Lori and David Omatick of Connellsville.
She is active in the National Honor Society, school musicals, SADD, president of Student Council and president of the French National Honor Society.
Omatick will be escorted by Jonah Delmar, 17, of Connellsville.
Junior class representative is Kaylee Ermine, 16, daughter of Jo-Francelle and Ed Ermine of Connellsville.
Sophomore class representative is Chelsey Ward, 15, daughter of Belinda and Douglas Ward of Dawson.
Freshman class representative is Carley Ward, 14, daughter of Belinda and Douglas Ward of Dawson.
Marilyn Forbes is a contributing writer.
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