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JCHS celebrates Winter Sports Week

JCHS celebrates Winter Sports Week

January 21st, 2018 by News Tribune in Local News
Mark Wilson/News Tribune Makenzie Baldwin, front and center, Jefferson City High School Queen poses with her court at Marmaduke House Tuesday. Surrounding Makenzie are Leah Spicer, from clockwise, Aubrie Cardon, Caty Gandhi and Katie Liu.

Jefferson City High School celebrated Winter Sports Week last week, with the theme "Around the World in Seven Days."

Activities throughout the week included spirit dress-up days, the student council's third annual PowerBuff volleyball tournament, a Winter Sports assembly Friday, and a "Tacos and Talent" night featuring Show Choir and Tonal Uproar.

Makenzie Dené Baldwin, daughter of Scott and Tina Baldwin, was named Winter Sports queen. She was a section editor for the Red and Black newspaper for one year, track manager for one year and is current student body secretary. She was awarded a varsity letter in track managing, Presidential Award for academic achievement and Rotary Student of the month. She plans to attend Southwest Baptist University and major in nursing.

Other Winter Sports Court members include:

Aubrie Rebecca Cardon, daughter of Paul and Marci Cardon, has been involved with show choir for three years and acting co-president for one year, chorale for three years, and the theater department for four years. She is a scholar-athlete, and two-year member of district honor choir. She plans major in entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University.

Catherine Hilliard Gandhi, daughter of Rodd and Anji Gandhi, is a four-year member of the debate team, a four-year swim team member, and spent two years as a sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She was named student of the month and an academic all-American for debate. She plans to major in international relations at the University of Tennessee.

Katie Liu, daughter of Frank and Jufang Liu, is a four-year member of speech and debate, a three-year National Honor Society member, and has been doing ballet for four years. She was awarded the academic all-American award and has been on honor roll for four years. She plans to attend Yale University to major in biochemistry and biophysics.

Leah Marie Spicer, daughter of Donnie and Carrie Spicer, is a three-year member of student council, four-year member of chorale and an academy ambassador. She was awarded the American Legion award and was named a scholar-athlete. She plans to attend State Fair Community College to major in elementary education.