Midland High School to celebrate homecoming

The Midland High Rebels celebrate Homecoming activities this week before taking on the Pitkin Tigers Friday evening. The girls’ game is set to begin at 5:30 p.m., while the boys will begin their game at 7:30 p.m.

Members of the homecoming court include, Tori Blaire Guillotte, Sarah Elizabeth Broussard, Maria Broussard, Angel Nolan, Carisa Louise Richard, Courtney Lane LeJeune, Blanche Evette Ward, Tiffany Claire Thibodeaux, Samantha Simon, Taylor Danyele Kratzer.

Tori Guillotte, a senior, is the 17-year-old daughter of Jude and Kayla Guillotte of Crowley.

She has received “A” medals all four years of high school, attended Girls’ State in 2009, and was the Outstanding FCCLA member her sophomore year.

Tori is a three year member of FCCLA, and was a Junior and Senior member of Beta.

Upon her graduation, Tori plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Accounting to become a CPA.

Sarah Broussard a senior, is the eighteen-year-old daughter of Mark and Susan Broussard of Estherwood.

She has participated in such events as the Congressional Academy, in state and district literary rallies, and has served as class officer in various clubs throughout her high school career.

Sarah has been a member of the FFA club for three years, FBLA for one year, Student Council for four years, and Band for four years.

She has actively served her community through participating in such programs as Leadership EXCEL, Food for America, and Vacation Bible School.

Following her graduation from Midland High School, Sarah plans to attend either the University of Louisiana at Lafayette or Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge with a major in chemical engineering.

Maria Broussard a senior, is the 18-year-old daughter of Kevin and Rachelle Broussard of Lyons Point.

She has received “A” medals throughout her high school career, was selected as Midland High School’s Student of the Year in 2009, attended Louisiana Girls’ State, and received an academic scholars’ jacket. During her freshman and junior years, Maria received the Best Band Member Award.

Maria has been a member of Student Council for four years, two of which she served as secretary. She is also a four year member of Beta, one of which she served as vice-president, a four year member of Band, three year member of the Acadia Parish Honor Band, a two-year member of Rifles. Maria also served one year as class president and is a member of the Yearbook staff.

Her future plans include attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to pursue a career in music education.

Angel Nolan, a junior, is the 17-year-old daughter of Charlene and the late Russell Nolan of Morse.

She is a three-year recipient of the “B” certificate, received a letterman jacket for her four years as a cheerleader, and received a perfect attendance award for four years of attendance.

Angel is a member of the MHS cheerleading squad, three of which she served as captain, a three-year member of FFA, a one-year member of Student Council, and a two-year member of Beta. Angel was selected as the MHS basketball sweetheart.

She has organized and participated in many summer cheer camps.

Upon her graduation, she plans to attend college to pursue a career in dental hygiene.

Carisa Richard, a senior, is the 17-year-old daughter of Michael Shayne and Veronica Richard of Morse.

She was selected as the most outstanding track and field member, the FFA sweetheart, prom princess and class favorite.

Carisa is a member of FFA, the girls’ basketball team, Student Council, cheerleading and band.

Her community service includes assisting refugees after Hurricane Katrina.

Following her graduation, Carisa plans to attend McNeese State University to pursue a career in athletic training.

Courtney LeJeune is a member of the senior class. She is the 18-year-old daughter of Johnny and Stacy LeJeune of Mermentau.

She is a recipient of the 4.0 award, letterman and academic jackets, and took fourth place in the English literary rally.

Courtney is a three-year member of the girls’ basketball team, FFA and the Sr. Beta, and Student Council clubs, a four-year member of the track team, a two-year member of the Junior Beta club, and a one-year member of the FBLA and Yearbook staff.

She has participated in such events as Boxed groceries for the homeless and Food for America.

Courtney’s future plans include attending McNeese State University to pursue a career as a neonatal nurse.

Blanche Ward is a member of the senior class. She is the 17-year old daughter of Michael Ward and Vicky Ladnier of Morse.

She is the recipient of the GPA Award for maintaining an “A” average, and has received awards in basketball and track.

Blanche is a member of the FFA club, as well as the basketball and track teams.

She has contributed her services to Food for America and the Cub Scout barbecue sales.

Upon graduation, Blanche plans to attend Louisiana State University at Eunice to pursue a career in business.

Tiffany Thibodeaux, member of the senior class, is the 17-year-old daughter of Madlyn and Aaron Zaunbrecher of Gueydan.

She received first place in district rally for FACS I and food and nutrition, and third place in state rally for food and nutrition. Emily also received the clothing and textiles subject award.

Blanche is a four-year member of 4-H, a two-year member of FCCLA, Speech and Drama, choir, and Dance team clubs, and a one-year member of the yearbook staff.

She serves her community as a music minister for various churches and teaches children guitar.

Her future plans are to attend McNeese State University in pursuit of a career in music.

Samantha Simon, a member of the senior class, is the 18-year-old daughter of Sterling and Ginger Simon of Morse.

Throughout her high school career, Samantha has assisted the elderly in babysitting.

Her future plans include attending college to pursue a career as a cosmetologist and for creative writing.

Taylor Kratzer, a senior, is the 17-year old daughter of Roger and Kristine Kratzer of Mermentau.

She attended district and state rallies in American History and Food and Nutrition, and was the recipient of the subject award in Chemistry, American History and Adult responsibility.

Taylor is a five year member of the Jr./Sr. Beta Clubs, a two-year member of FCCLA, and a one-year member of the yearbook staff. She attended Louisiana Girls’ State in 2009.

Following graduation, Taylor plans to attend McNeese State University to pursue a career in psychology.

Each day throughout the week will present a different theme to which students will participate.

Monday’s events were set to the theme miss match.

Today’s theme is “Nerd” dress up day with a pyramid activity planned during lunch.

Wednesday students will dress to the them “Flashback” and the lunch activity will be flippy cup.

Thursday is designated as “Spirit Day” and during lunch students will play tug of war.

To culminate the week’s events will be the Homecoming Dance on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the school gym.

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