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Winter Queen, Princess will be crowned during basketball game

January 5, 2011

The PAHS senior class has casted their votes for the 2011 Winter Queen’s Court. This year’s court includes (from left) Tawnee Bowers, Megan Muth, Taylor Powell, Sam Osikowicz, Hannah Neal and Kayla Knox. The crowning will take place during halftime of Friday’s varsity basketball game against Brookville. (Photo by Eddie Armstrong)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The PAHS senior class recently chose six senior girls to represent the 2011 Winter Queen’s Court.

This year’s court includes Tawnee Bowers, Kayla Knox, Megan Muth, Hannah Neal, Sam Osikowicz and Taylor Powell.

The senior girl with the highest number of votes will reign as queen and the senior girl with the second highest number of votes will reign as princess.

The crowning will take place during halftime of Friday’s varsity basketball game against Brookville.

The court will also be honored during the school day with the Queen’s Court assembly and the Student Government-sponsored Winter Queen’s Court dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

• Tawnee Bowers, daughter of Scott and Lori Bowers of Rossiter, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in volleyball and gymnastics in grades nine through 12; Dramatics Club in grades 11 and 12; Varsity Club and intramurals in grades 10 through 12; SADD in grade 11; Student Government in grades 10 through 12, serving as vice-president this year; Bible Club in grades 10 through 12; and Key Club in grade 11.

Her honors and recognitions include being named to the high honor roll in grades nine through 12; Student of the Month in grade 11; earning a letter in volleyball in grades 10 through 12; National Honor Society in grade 12; and the District IX All-Star Team for volleyball in grade 12.

She attends Steffy United Methodist Church and has been a member of the First Church of God Student Leadership Team. Her post-graduation plans include attending college with a major in health and physical education or kinesiology.

Bowers' escort will be Duell Thompson.

• Kayla Knox, daughter of Kevin and Cathy Knox of Rochester Mills, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in Bible Club in grades nine through 12; Student Government in grade 12; Key Club, Dramatics Club and SADD in grades 11 and 12; Varsity Club in grade 12; Intramurals in grades 10 through 12; volleyball in grades nine through 12; and Junior Olympic Volleyball in grades 9 through 11; and was a Special Olympics helper.

Her honors and recognitions include being named to the National Honor Society; Student of the Month in grade 9; Top Math Student in grade 11; high honor roll in grades nine through 12; and earning a letter in volleyball in grades 11-12.

Knox attends Covode United Methodist Church and has been a member of the First Church of God youth group in grades 10 through 12, in which she is a member of the Student Leadership Team.

Her post-graduation plans include attending either Grove City College or Indiana Wesleyan University with a major in elementary and special education.

Her escort will be Jake Godo.

• Megan Muth, daughter of Kevin and Linda Muth of Punxsutawney, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in Future Health Services in grades 11 and 12; Spanish Club in grades nine through 12; Key Club in grade 11; Varsity Club in grade 12; softball and volleyball in grades nine through 12; Powderpuff Football in grades 11 and 12; and was a Special Olympics helper.

Her honors and recognitions include being named to the honor roll and earning a letter in softball and volleyball.

Muth attends United Church of Christ, and her post-graduation plans include attending either California University of Pennsylvania or Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania with a major in athletic training.

Her escort will be Adam Murdock.

• Hannah Neal, daughter of Mark and Mary Anne Neal of Punxsutawney, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in Key Club; Spanish Club; Varsity Club; Future Health Services; Bible Club; intramurals; volleyball; basketball; softball; and Moose Club Volleyball. Her honors and recognitions include Career Women’s Club Girl of the Month; PRIDE Student Achievement Award in grade 12; receiving letters in volleyball, softball and basketball; Volleyball District IX Honorable Mention in grade nine; Volleyball District IX All-Star First Team in grades 10 and 11; Volleyball District IX Player of the Year in grade 12; basketball District IX All-Star in grade 11; and Student of the Month in grade nine.

She attends SS.C.D. Church, and her post-graduation plans include attending Gannon University with a major in physical therapy.

Her escort will be Kyle Lowry.

• Samantha Osikowicz, daughter of Mark and Rose Osikowicz of Punxsutawney, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in Ski Club in grades nine through 12; SADD in grades 11 and 12, serving as treasurer this year; Future Health Services; Art Club in grades 10 through 12; Powderpuff Football in grades 11 and 12; was a Special Olympics helper.

She has also danced with Van Dyke & Company for 12 years; participated in Forest Dancing for seven years; served as a counselor for Forest Dancing for four years; and has performed at the PSAHPERD Convention Conference for two years.

While taking classes at Van Dyke & Company, Osikowicz has also been a student teacher for the last two years and has taught ballet and jazz to a range of students from the ages of five to 13 years old.

Her honors and recognitions include being named to the honor roll.

Osikowicz attends SS.C.D. Church, and her post-graduation plans include attending Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania to major in dance. When she turns 18, she plans to audition to dance on cruise ships.

Her escort will be Ben Blazavich.

• Taylor Powell, daughter of Don and Candi Powell of Ringgold, is enrolled in the academic curriculum and has participated in volleyball and softball in grades nine through 12; Science Club in grade 12; Key Club in grades 11 and 12; Spanish Club in grades nine through 12; Varsity Club in grades 10 through 12; Tri-County 4-H Club; basketball in grade nine; Powderpuff Football in grades 11 and 12; and was a Special Olympics helper.

Powell is a member of the Ringgold United Methodist Church youth group, and her honors and recognitions include being named to the honor roll; Student of the Month; earning a letter in softball and volleyball in grades 10 through 12; District IX All-Stars for softball in grades 10 and 11; Rookie of the Year for softball in grade 10; and Offensive Player of the Year for softball in grade 11.

Her post-graduation plans include attending either Penn State-The Behrend College or Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a major in business and marketing.

Her escort will be David Roberts.

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