Students vie for queen of basketball tournament
These are the queen candidates for the 43rd annual Tonganoxie Invitational Basketball Tournament. The queen will be crowned at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Megan McCluney, Bonner Springs
Megan McCluney is a senior at Bonner Springs High School. She has a 3.72 grade-point average. McCluney is a two-year member of the National Honor Society, captain of the dance team, president of SADD, member of the a cappella choir, kayettes and key club. Outside of school McCluney is the secretary of the NAACP youth, secretary of her church youth group and president of the church choir. She said she plans to attend the University of Kansas and seek a degree in accounting.
Erin Louise Seymour, Tonganoxie
Erin Seymour is a senior at Tonganoxie High School. She has a 3.57 grade-point average and has made the honor roll all four years. Seymour has been a letter-winner on varsity cross country for four years, varsity basketball for two years and varsity track for three years. She has been the class treasurer for her junior and senior years. In her free time she enjoys fishing, swimming and running. She said she plans to attend a university and major in business management.
Macaiah Spence, Oskaloosa
Macaiah Spence is a senior at Oskaloosa High School. She has a 4.0 grade-point average and has been on the principal's honor roll all four years. She's the three-year secretary of the National Honor Society and has participated all four years in FBLA. Spence has received a letter for scholarship and track. She has received the perfect attendance and biology student of the year awards.
Lisa M. Dibbern, Pleasant Ridge
Lisa Dibbern is a senior at Pleasant Ridge High School. Dibbern has been on the principal's honor roll all four years and is a member of National Honor Society. Dibbern has participated on the dance team, newspaper staff and yearbook staff all four years and held leadership positions such as the captain of the dance team and photography editor of both the newspaper and yearbook staffs. Dibbern was a letter-winner in track and received the community service award. She said she plans on seeking a journalism degree at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
Sheena Warrington, Eudora
Sheena Warrington is a senior at Eudora High School. Warrington participated in volleyball and cheerleading all four years and track for three years. Warrington is a member of FBLA and the Eudora High Cardinal Club and she has served as the vice president of SADD, the treasurer of FCA and the chairman of the senior advisory committee. She has served as class secretary all four years. Warrington is a member of the Christian Church in Tonganoxie, and she accompanied other members of the Tonganoxie church on a mission trip duing the summer.
Kelly Marie Barry, Lansing
Kelly Barry is a senior at Lansing High School. She has a 3.83 grade-point and was the Kansas honor scholar. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the International Thespian Society. She participated in varsity cheerleading and drama club all four years, varsity cross country and varsity track one year and the international club two years. She is considering a major in mathematics, English, communications, theology or philosophy at college.