RUSSIA — Russia Local Schools will hold their 2017 Homecoming festivities on Feb. 10 and 11.
The activities, coordinated by the Class of 2017, will kick off with the crowning of the King and Queen on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in the Clair C. Naveau Gymnasium before the Varisty and JV Basketball games against Fairlawn.
The dance will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8 to 11:30 p.m. at the Catholic War Veterans Hall.
The theme song this year is “Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett. The senior emcees are Christina Gaerke, daughter of Jason and Judie Gaerke; and Katie Swartz, daughter of Jack and Sherry Swartz.
The queen candidates are Audrey Gariety, daughter of Ken and Ann Gariety; Maria Herron, daughter of Jamie and Lynn Herron; and Chloe Sherman, daughter of Doug and Beth Sherman.
The king candidates are Brant Coverstone, son of Phillip and Karen Coverstone; Clay George, son of Chris and Joyce George; and Jack Moorman, son of Carrie and Brad Schulze and John Moorman.
Kindergarten attendants (Crown Bearers): Novalyn Bensman, daughter of Ryan and Vicki Bensman; and Lucas Borchers, son of Bruce and Carrie Borchers.
Freshman attendants: Andrea Monnin, daughter of Ed and Angie Monnin; and Logan Gray, son of Scott and Amanda Gray.
Sophomore attendants: Chloe Oakley, daughter of Jeremy and Melissa Oakley; amd Michael York, son of Mike and Maria York.
Junior attendants: Tommie Francis, daughter of Tom and Pauli Francis; and Jack Dapore, son of Kevin and Lynne Dapore.