Eight candidates have been chosen as the 2013 CHS Football Homecoming
royalty contestants. Four seniors were nominated for Homecoming Queen and
two juniors and two seniors for King.
The four students nominated for Queen are seniors Megan Homme, Hannah
Sakelaris, Taryn Trusty and Malika Vick.
Homme, daughter of Barb Homme of Chesterton, is the Student Council and
Senior class vice president, is a member of National Honor Society (NHS),
Natural Helpers, and the tennis team. She is a volunteer for the Free the
Girls Organization and a junior board member of Jacobís Ladder Organization.
Sakelaris, daughter of John and Niki Sakelaris of Porter, is a member of
Natural Helpers, NHS and Student Council. She is a Peer Tutor and is a
volunteer with the State Park Little League Challengersí baseball.
Trusty, daughter of David and Candy Trusty of Chesterton, is a member of NHS,
Debate team, Business Professionals of America (BPA), Varsity Golf team and
Tennis team. She is a volunteer for the Free the Girls Organization and a
junior board member of Jacobís Ladder Organization.
Virk, daughter of Monica and Kamal Virk of Chesterton, is the dance captain
of the CHS Drifters, a member of NHS, Spanish club, Interact club and is a
volunteer at St. Anthonyís.
The four students nominated for king are seniors Don Reinert and Connor
Smith; and juniors Alex Genetski and James Jewison.
Reinert, son of Don and Mary Kay Reinert of Chesterton, is active on the CHS
Smith, son of Ed and Donna Smith of Valparaiso, is active in CHS Wrestling
Genetski, son of Amber and Dennis Genetski, is Student Council treasurer,
and is active in Varsity Cross Country, Track and Field and the CHS Debate
Jewison, son of Tom and Mary Jewison of Chesterton, is a member of the CHS
Boys Tennis, Debate and Natural Helpers. Outside of school he is a member of
a Bluegrass band.
The CHS Homecoming king/queen will be announced on Friday, Sept. 13, at
half-time at the Homecoming football game against LaPorte. The parade will
begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13 from the Chesterton Middle School Pool
parking lot, Porter Ave. to Calumet, Calumet to Broadway, Broadway to Sixth
and back to CMS.