ARCANUM – It was Homecoming week for the Arcanum Trojans and prior to their game with Tri-County North the court was announced, and the 2018 king and queen were Tanner Delk and Lauren Lumpkin.
Throughout the week the classes competed to see who had the most spirit, and the freshmen won it going away with 150 points followed by the juniors 89 points, sophomores 85 points and seniors 72 points.
The freshmen class representatives this year were Megan McCans and Ian Baker.
McCans is the daughter of David and Jennifer McCans. Her activities include student council, marching band, golf, basketball and softball.
Baker is the son of David and Amanda Baker. His activities include football, basketball and renaissance club.
The sophomore representatives were Emma Archer and Landen Kruesch.
Archer is the daughter of James and Amy Archer. Her school activities include choir, softball and a scholar athlete.
Kruesch is the son of Daniel and Susan Kreusch. His activities include cross country, indoor and outdoor track, participation in state track meet as a freshman, SADD club, renaissance club, academic team, class top 10 and freshman Spanish student of the year.
The junior representatives were Gracie Garno and Grant Delk.
Garno is the daughter of Doug and Darcey Garno. Her school activities include volleyball, basketball, softball, SADD club, renaissance club, leadership development team and is an FFA officer.
Delk is the son of Brad and Nikki Delk. His school activities include basketball and baseball.
The 2018 king and queen candidates then were announced.
Candidates Erykah Hutcheson and Austin Fourman.
Erykah is the daughter of Robert and Cherolet Hutcheson. Her school activities include FCCLA. She plans to go into the medical field with a master’s or Doctorate degree.
Austin is the son of Dustin and Heather Fourman. His school activities include FFA, football and track. His future plans are to attend Upper Valley Career Center for 12 months to become an electrical lineman.
Candidates included Jenna Haney and Jimmy Barry.
Haney is the daughter of Mark and Julie Haney. Her school activities include president of student council, leadership development team, scholar athlete, junior promo court and volleyball. Her future plans are to attend Indiana University East to be a pediatric nurse.
Barry is the son of Scott and Karen Barry. His activities included cross country, swimming and track. His future plans are to attend Miami University and major in bioengineering.
Candidates included Jenna Beatty and Justin Vanatta.
Beatty is the daughter of Jerry and Carla Beatty. Her activities include treasurer of national honor society, student council leadership team, SADD club, top 10, scholar athlete, volleyball and basketball. Her future plans are to study pharmacy.
Vanatta is the son of Kerry and Stephanie Vanatta. His activities include indoor and outdoor track, football, wrestling, leadership development team, renaissance club, top 10, scholar athlete and at state in outdoor track. His future plans are to attend Ohio State University to major in pre-medicine for a doctoral degree and to become an anesthesiologist.
Candidates included Lauren Lumpkin and Tanner Delk.
Lumpkin is the daughter of Travis Lumpkin and Kim Wildermuth. Her school activities include cheerleader for football and basketball, softball, vice president of FCCLA and choir. Her future plans are to attend Sinclair Community College for dental assisting program.
Delk is the son of Tim and Teresa Delk. His activities include cross country, indoor and outdoor track, participation at the state level for cross country and track, jazz band, concert band, marching band, president of the National Honor Society, renaissance club, drama club and top 10 in class. His future plans to pursue degree in business while running cross country and track.
Candidates included Sadie Sink and Ethan Moores.
Sink is the daughter of Dan and Cathy Sink. Her activities include volleyball, track, art club, SADD club, leadership development team and prom princess. Her future plans are to get a master’s degree in speech pathology.
Moores is the son of Richard and Bridget Moores. His activities include cross country, track, indoor track, marching band, concert band, prom committee, teacher’s aide and scholar athlete. His future plans are to attend the University of Cincinnati and pursue a bachelor’s degree in business and minor in engineering and then attend law school for intellectual property.
Candidates included Niveka Gregg and Trevor Fry.
Gregg is the daughter of Stephanie Brower and Bryan Brower. Her activities include SADD club, academic team, prom committee and choir. Her future plans are to enlist in the Marines.
Fry is the son of Dwight and Stacy Fry. His activities include captain of football team, baseball, SADD club, renaissance club and leadership development team. His future plans are to attend Wright State University to study pre-veterinary medicine.
This year little prince and princess were Liam Riegle and Caydree Tegtmeyer.
Caydree is the daughter of Rob and Erin Tegtmeyer. She enjoys dancing, swimming and camping. When she grows up she wants to be a teacher like her mom.
Liam is the son of Isaac and Billie Riegle. He enjoys playing baseball, fishing and riding his bike. When he grows up he wants to be a police officer.