Queens for a night

By on October 15, 2014

 

Photo by Jeremy Bischoff Who will wear the crown Friday night when Ephrata High School announces its 2014 Homecoming Queen during half-time of its game against Pequea Valley at War Memorial Field? Shown are the candidates (left to right) Mackenzie Lagaza, Andrea Castillo, Katie Hammaker, Morgan Weaver, Kelly Liebl, Emily Yarger.

Photo by Jeremy Bischoff
Who will wear the crown Friday night when Ephrata High School announces its 2014 Homecoming Queen during half-time of its game against Pequea Valley at War Memorial Field? Shown are the candidates (left to right) Mackenzie Lagaza, Andrea Castillo, Katie Hammaker, Morgan Weaver, Kelly Liebl, Emily Yarger.

Andrea Castillo is the daughter of Pedro Castillo and Berna Romero. Andrea has participated on the cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams all four years of high school. She also plans to continue to run competitively in college. In addition, Andrea is the senior class treasurer and a member of the Mini Thon committee. Andrea is also a member of the National Honor Society and the German National Honor Society.
Outside of school, Andrea volunteers at the Re-Uzit store in downtown Ephrata and occasionally works at Shady Maple. In her free time, Andrea likes to spend time with her family, especially her mom and baby sister. After graduation, Andrea wants to attend college and major in business or marketing.
Katie Hammaker is the daughter of Eric and Diane Hammaker. Katie has played lacrosse and field hockey all four years of high school, serving as field hockey co-captain this year. Katie has been her class president for four years and a member of student council her junior and senior years. In addition, Katie writes for the school newspaper, The Mountaineer, serving as sports editor this year. Katie is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society, and she volunteers in the Life Skills classroom at EHS.
Outside of school, Katie volunteers at Vacation Bible School and works as a lifeguard at Refreshing Mountain Camp. Upon graduation, Katie plans to attend Brown University to major in Elementary/Special Education and play field hockey.
Mackenzie Lagaza is the daughter of Erik and Tracy Lagaza. Mackenzie participated in soccer all four year of high school, as well as softball her sophomore and junior years. Mackenzie was also a part of the prom committee her junior year and is a Mini-thon committee member her senior year.
Outside of school, Mackenzie is an active member of her church’s youth group at Hope United Methodist. She currently works at the Udder Choice and Urban Olive. In her free time, Mackenzie loves being with her friends and family, watching old movies, and eating pizza. After graduation, Mackenzie is planning to study chiropractic medicine and someday own her own business.
Kelly Liebl is the daughter of Michael and Cheryl Liebl. Kelly has played basketball and participated on the track team all four years of high school. In addition, she ran cross country her freshmen and sophomore years and played soccer her junior and senior years. She is the team captain for both the basketball and soccer teams. Kelly is also a member of both the National Honor Society and German National Honor Society.
Outside of school, she is also a member of the Board of Religious Education at Our Mother of Perpetual Help. In her free time, Kelly loves spending time with her family and friends, especially her five siblings. After graduation, Kelly plans on attending a four year university and participating in track and field.
Morgan Weaver is the daughter of Cliff and Jo Beth Weaver. Morgan participated in field hockey all four years of high school, serving as co-captain her senior year. In addition, she played soccer her freshmen year. Outside of school, Morgan works at Weiser’s Market in Akron. In her free time, Morgan loves spending time with her family and friends. After graduation, Morgan is planning to attend college to major in nursing. She also plans to play collegiate level field hockey.
Emily Yarger is the daughter of Mitch and Tammy Yarger. Emily has been a member of the volleyball team all four years of high school, serving as captain her senior year. She also played softball her freshmen through senior years.
Outside of school, Emily is an active member of her church’s youth group at Hopeland United Methodist Church. In her free time, Emily loves spending quality time with her friends, family and dog. After graduation, Emily wishes to go to Pennsylvania College of Health and Sciences to major in radiology.

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