York Public School Homecoming Week 2022
By Naomy Snider Reporter
YORK – York Public School’s 2022 homecoming week has begun with several activities planned to celebrate the Dukes of York.
On Wednesday there will be an early dismissal as well as a spiritual walk in downtown York at 2:45 p.m. Then at 8 p.m. there will be a pep rally and bonfire in the east parking lot of the York Highschool.
On Friday, students and faculty are encouraged to wear their Duke apparel and attend the football game where there will be the annual York High School Homecoming King and Queen coronation. Returning candidates this year are Cailey Faust, Avalon Loven, Hattie Chavanu, Lily Nuss, Kelly Erwin, Trey Harms, Marshall McCarthy, Austin Phinney, Garrett Ivey and Cole Schmid. The reunion week will be crowned by the reunion dance on Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The nominees for this year’s Homecoming Royalty are:
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Cailey Faust is the daughter of Tyler and Jacque Herman and Clifford Faust. Throughout high school, Faust was involved with cross country, track and field, America’s Future Business Leaders, the National Honor Society, the Hope Squad, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Faust plans to attend Iowa Western after high school where she will pursue a degree in dental hygiene.
Candidate Avalon Loven is the daughter of Lance and Angela Loven. She has been involved with Football, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Business Leaders of America, Mock Trial and Hope Squad. After high school, she will attend Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, North Dakota. She will do a double major in intercultural studies and education.
Hattie Chavanu is the daughter of Jared and Rachel Kallio and Chris and Jacey Chavanu. Chavanu’s activities include marching band where she is the drum major, concert band, jazz band, chamber singers, dukes and duchesses, act, speech, school musical, bowl of quiz, a national honor society and student council where she is the senior class vice president. President. Her plans after high school are to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she will major in high school education with a major in social studies and a minor in theater.
Lilly Nuss is the daughter of Maegan Nuss and Ryan Krumbach. Nuss has been involved with tennis, Future Business Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Young Women in Excellence, National Honor Society, Student Council and Hope Squad. After high school, Nuss plans to attend the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where she will major in animal science.
Candidate Kelly Erwin is the daughter of Sara and Joe Erwin. Erwin’s activities include volleyball, track, quiz bowl, aces, hope squad, and One Act. She will study engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln after high school.
Trey Harms is the son of Jason and Tonya Harms. Throughout high school, Harms was involved in tennis, one-act, spoken word, school musical, quiz bowl, march of the hope squad, jazz, band band , chamber singers, dukes and duchesses, golf and held class officer positions in previous years. After high school, Harms will attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with the intention of pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering.
Garrett Ivey is the son of Dana and Barbara Ivey. His high school activities include football, basketball, soccer, Future Farmers of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, quiz bowl and he is president of YHS Future Business Leaders of America. He plans to study business management at the University of Kansas or Doane University.
Candidate Marshal McCarthy is the son of Jenny and Nic McCarthy. McCarthy has been involved with football, basketball, golf, the Christian athletic community, and America’s future business leaders. McCarthy will continue the pre-physical therapy program at the University of Kansas after high school.
Austin Phinney is the son of Chad and Suzanne Phinney. Phinney has been involved in soccer, quiz bowl, basketball, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and soccer at YHS. After high school, Phinney plans to go to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he will study engineering.
Candidate Cole Schmid is the son of Scott and Dona Schmid. Schmid’s activities include an act, speech, tennis, quiz bowl, school musical, chamber singers, football, golf, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Circle of Friends, Hope Squad and Future Farmers of America where he served as an officer. Her plan is to major in speech therapy and minor in film studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln after high school.