Switzerland County High School to crown Homecoming King tomorrow night

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As a part of tomorrow (Friday) night’s Homecoming celebration, Switzerland County High School will crown its Homecoming royalty for the year.

Tomorrow night’s game features Switzerland County versus Rising Sun, and the junior varsity game will get underway at 6 p.m. with the varsity beginning at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Between those games, six senior girls and six senior boys will be recognized and honored as this year’s Homecoming Court. The new royals will be crowned by last year’s Queen and King: Hayley South and Kevin Adams.

This year there are six candidates for Homecoming King, as selected by their classmates:

– SKYLER HARMON is the son of Dennis Harmon of Bennington. During high school he has been a member of the baseball team, Business Professionals of America, French Club, and Drama Club. Skyler was awarded MVP honors on the baseball team his sophomore year. He is currently employed at the YMCA as a fitness coach, and has also volunteered his time working with the Special Olympics. Skyler plans to attend Indiana University Southeast in the fall to pursue a career in business.

– CELBY KINNEY is the son of Noel and Heather Kinney of Vevay. During high school he has been a member of the baseball and soccer teams, and has also participated in Business Professionals of America, FFA, French Club, and Pep Club. Celby has also volunteered his time to work for the Salvation Army. He attended both the Sophomore Leadership Conference and the BPA State Leadership Conference, and is certified in Microsoft PowerPoint. Celby plans to attend Indiana State University in the fall to pursue a degree in accounting.

– TYLER QUEEN is the son of Mindy and Josh Queen of Florence. During high school he has been a member of the basketball team, French Club, and SADD. Tyler has also been an officer in the Pep Club during his junior and senior years, and is vice president of the Art Club. He is a member of the Student Leadership Advisory Council and the Sophomore Leadership Program, and was awarded the highest free throw percentage on his junior varsity basketball team when he was a freshman. Tyler plans to go to college to major in education. He also wants to pursue a coaching career later in life.

– ZACK RODGERS is the son of Daniel and Sara Rodgers of Vevay. During high school he has been a member of the cross country, swimming, and track teams. He is the president of Skills USA, and was part of the Sophomore Leadership Program and the Student Leadership Advisory Council. Zack was also a regional qualifier in cross country for three years and in track for the past two years. He holds the record in swimming in the 200- and 400-meter relay, and was a sectional ‘B’ qualifier. Zack was honored by the Southeastern Career Center to be a candidate for the Versailles Pumpkin Show Contest. He has also volunteered his time doing community service in Vevay and attending several missions trips with Riverview Baptist Church. Zack plans to join an Electrical Trades Apprenticeship Program to pursue a career as an electrician.

– CLINT SWANSON is the son of Dana Swanson of Bennington and Belinda Swanson of Vevay. During high school he has been a member of the basketball, track, and golf teams. In track Clint won the Top Freshman Award and the Switzerland County Invitational MVP Award his sophomore year. He also won the Sprint Award and the Most Valuable Runner Award in his sophomore and junior years. He was also the sectional champ his junior year in the 200-meter dash, and was a regional qualifier in both his sophomore and junior years. He has also volunteered his time with the Spring Branch Baptist Church Food Pantry. Clint plans to attend Indiana State University to pursue a degree in Environmental Science.

– LOGAN TODD is the son of David and Angela Todd of Vevay. During high school, he has been a member of the soccer, baseball, and golf teams. Logan is also part of Business Professionals of America, where he is Vice President of Member Activities for the State of Indiana. He was the president of the junior class, and is the president of the senior class. He is also the vice president of Conservation Club and is a member of the National Honor Society. Logan was the runner-up of the Swiss Ambassador Contest, and is a Hoosier Boys State representative. Logan plans to pursue a major in business management in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.