Jefferson City High School celebrated winter sports this week with themed dress days and the announcement of the winter sports courts.
The theme for the week was "Fire and Ice," and Tuesday's dress day was "Cabin Fever vs. Heat Wave," or pajamas and cold weather clothes or warm weather attire.
The Winter Sports Girls Court was presented at halftime of the varsity boys basketball game Tuesday, with Greta Haarmann named queen. Ian Cote was announced as king at a Friday morning assembly in Fleming Fieldhouse.
Wednesday's theme was "Iced Out," or "dress fancy." A PowerBuff volleyball game was played at the Fleming Fieldhouse.
Thursday's dress day was "Find Your Element" — also known as "Twin Day" — and Friday's was "Jay Day/Red Out."
The Winter Sports Dance is scheduled for 8-11 p.m. tonight at the Fleming Fieldhouse. Admission costs $7, and students must have tickets in advance.
2019 JCHS Winter Sports Girls Court
Queen Greta Haarmann is the daughter of Don and Kay Haarmann. She is a four-year varsity girls soccer member, four-year varsity basketball team member, four-year National Honor Society member and current secretary of HOSA — the future health professionals organization.
She has received the Scholar Athlete Award for four years, is a Hawthorn Bank Featured Athlete and was named Kiwanis Student of the Month.
She plans to attend Missouri State University to major in sports management.
Her escort for Tuesday's game was Tucker Schwartz, her escorts for the assembly were Levi Jobe and Michael Appiah-Brefoand, and her escorts to the dance will be the Lady Jays basketball team.
Alannah Jean Brown is the daughter of Kevin and Lauren Brown. She is a four-year student council member, a four-year choir member and a three-year member of National Honor Society.
She was chosen for the Sophomore Pilgrimage, attended Missouri Girls State and is a District Honor Choir member.
She plans to attend Missouri State University to major in business administration.
She was escorted by Aidan McGinty to Tuesday's game, escorted by Brandon Spraggs and Ryan Brooks at the assembly, and will be escorted to the dance by Blaine Smallwood.
Morgan Elizabeth Jordan is the daughter of Chris and Jennifer Jordan. She is a four-year varsity soccer player, three-year National Honor Society member, two-year basketball player and one-year HOSA member.
She was a Council of Clubs Student of the Month for January 2019 and has been on the honor roll all four years.
She plans to attend the University of Missouri to major in physical therapy.
Her escort to Tuesday's game was Josh White, and she was escorted to the assembly by Jack Shinkle and Ian Cote. Her escort to the dance will be Drew Higgins.
Lauren Rosell Tuck is the daughter of John and Denise Tuck. She is a three-year National Honor Society member currently serving as secretary, three-year golf team member and two-year varsity letterman and has been a member of student council for four years.
She was the top freshman runner for cross country, has received the Scholar Athlete Award for four years and has been on the honor roll every semester.
She plans to earn a doctorate in physical therapy and is currently undecided on what university she will attend.
Her escort to Tuesday's game was Jeremy Zayumba, and she was escorted to the assembly by Izaak Sochinski and Justin Wood. Her escort to the dance will be her best friends.
Natalie Nicole Wiens is the daughter of Twana Barnes and Kari Wiens. She currently serves as student body president, has been a member of student council since middle school, has been the associative editor of the Marcullus Yearbook for three years and has been a member of National Honor Society for two years.
She was named Rotary Student of the Month for October, received the Presidential Volunteering Award and has been on honor roll all four years.
She plans to attend the University of Missouri School of Journalism.
Her escort to Tuesday's game was Sawyer Bohannan, her assembly escorts were Dylan Benedict and Dylan Penserum, and her escort to the dance will be Jacob Grass.
2019 JCHS Winter Sports Boys Court
King Ian Cote is the son of Jamie and Deborah Cote. Ian's high school activities include football and wrestling for four years.
His high school awards include being a captain of the football and wrestling teams and Rotary Student of the Month.
He plans to attend Brigham Young University to major in business and pursue a degree in law.
Ryan Brooks is the son of Trent and Heather Brooks. His high school activities include four years of football and basketball and one year of track.
His high school awards include the Academic All State award for two years and the Machens Great 8 All Tournament Team.
He plans to attend either the U.S. Coast Guard Academy or Missouri University of Science and Technology at Rolla.
Camden Jobe is the son of Jessica and Darin Jobe. His high school activities include student council and National Honor Society.
His high school awards include the Distinguished Student Leader and the Scholar Athlete Award.
He plans to attend the University of Missouri to major in biology/pre-med.
Sabien Kent is the son of Patrick and Zandra Kent. His high school activities include soccer, poetry club, choir and National Honor Society, where he currently serves as president.
His high school awards include the American Legion Award, Scholar Athlete Award and Presidential Award of Academic Excellence.
He is deciding between Denver University, Duke University, the University of Missouri and Princeton University, and plans to major in psychology, aero and hydrodynamics, or English.
Gu-Hai "Hank" Tsai is the son of May Hsu and Steven Tsai, and he is hosted as a Rotary Youth Exchange student from Taiwan by Jennifer and John Taylor.
His high school activities include cross country and student council. He is spending his junior year in Jefferson City.
He plans to go to college to major in environmental science.