H-BC announces Royal Court
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Royalty for this year’s H-BC homecoming include (back, left) king candidates Isaac Tilstra, Jeff Nelson, Dylan Gehrke and Caleb Vis, and (front, left) queen candidates Megan Westrum, Jessica Sandbulte, Gabby Luethje and Samantha Zomer.

Students at Hills-Beaver Creek are preparing for homecoming festivities next week, starting with Monday evening’s coronation at 7 p.m.

The ceremony will be in the Hugo Goehle Gymnasium and under the direction of Master of Ceremonies Caleb Bos and Mistress of Ceremonies Mandy Crawford.


King candidates

King candidate Isaac Tilstra is the son of Dave and Debbie Tilstra. He is involved in football, basketball, track, FFA and Mock Trial. He has three sisters, Amanda, Brooke and Paige. In addition to his school activities he enjoys playing Clash of Clans, going to the rodeo, four-wheeling with Jeff, Dylan, Norm, Dalton and Zack, hunting, and taking naps.

Jeff Nelson is the son of Mark Nelson and Michele Brandenburg. He is involved in football and FFA. He has two siblings, Jake and Destiny. Outside of school he enjoys playing Clash of Clans, four-wheeling and sleeping.

Dylan Gehrke is the son of Harvey and Heidi Gehrke. He is involved in football, basketball, track and Knowledge Bowl. He has a sister, Megan. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, hanging out in Jeff’s basement, playing Madden 25 and Clash of Clans, and cliff jumping.

Caleb Vis is the son of Kelly and Sheila Vis. He is involved in football, basketball and track. He has one brother, Isaiah. His favorite pastimes are playing Clash of Clans, four-wheeling and cliff jumping.

Queen candidates

Queen candidate Megan Westrum is the daughter of Bob and Angie Westrum. She is involved in volleyball, basketball and Math League. She has two siblings, Wyatt and Addison. Outside of school she enjoys lifeguarding and hanging out with Jessica and Kayla.

Jessica Sandbulte is the daughter of Dale and Jodi Sandbulte. She participates in volleyball and Math League. She has one brother, Jeffrey. Her other interests include riding horse and hanging out with Megan and Kayla.

Gabby Luethje is the daughter of Dean and DJ Luethje. She is involved in volleyball. Her siblings are Jeff, Lonnie, Jase, Lexy, Mike, Michaiah and Joey. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, working on cars, snowboarding and hanging out with friends. She is also a member of the National Guard.

Samantha Zomer is the daughter of John and Stacy Zomer. She is involved FFA and is the statistician for volleyball. She has three sisters and two brothers. Her favorite free-time activities include riding horse and shopping.


Master and mistress of ceremonies

Master of ceremonies is Caleb Bos, the son of Rona and Noreem Bos. He is involved in football and FFA. He has one brother, Jabob. In addition to school activities, he enjoys watching TV, cruising with friends and working.

Mistress of ceremonies is Mandy Crawford, daughter of David Crawford and Lisa Kelderman. She is involved in band, track, Math League and drum line. She has one brother, Andrew. Mandy enjoys Motocross, running, snowboarding and hiking.


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