The Marco Island Academy Homecoming Queen Jamy Spencer was surprised and thrilled to be named. She thought it was “pretty cool.”
Bon Deese, named Homecoming King, was pleased but his football team’s loss to St. John Neumann on Friday night slightly dampened the honor. Marco Island Academy (MIA) lost, 31-21.
Seven football players were part of the court, but did not take part in the halftime ceremonies to be with their team during halftime strategy discussions with the coaching staff.
Deese was not able to put on his crown until after the game.
Football players were represented by relatives at half time when the full court was announced and Spencer received her crown.
Players in the court included Dom Moller, Jay Cartwright, Jack Fabian, Tanner Prange, Kyle Ginther and Will Carlisle.
Spencer, a senior, is the daughter of John and Amy Spencer. She was escorted by her father. She is a cheerleader, plays basketball, is a member of Key Club and the Student Leadership Team.
Deese, a senior, was represented by his mother, Celeste Hardie. Deese is a member of thebasketball and baseball teams.
Senior Caitlyn Smith is the daughter of Chris and Cathy Schmidt. She was escorted by her father. She is a member of the Interact Club and Student Leadership Team.
Senior Will Carlisle is the son of Scott and Sandy Carlisle. His parents represented him at half time. Will plays football, basketball and is a member of the Key Club and Interact Club.
Senior Kalli Jacobs is the daughter of Steve and Kay Jacobs. Her father was her escort. Kalli is a member of the STEM Club, Key Club and plays tennis.
Senior Kyle Ginther is the son of Darren and Lisa Ginther. He is a member of the football and basketball teams. He is also a member of the STEM Club.
Senior Sydney Feriozzi is the daughter of Stacy and John Feriozzi. She was escorted by her father. She is a captain on the MIA cheerleading team and a member of the Student Leadership Team.
Senior Joey Politi is the son of Danielle and Joe Politi. He is a member of the Key Club. His mother was hisescort.
Senior Larysa Chistik was escorted by her brother Ivan. She is a captain of the cheerleading team.
Senior Tanner Prange is the son of Jim and Missy Prange. His mother served as his escort. He is a member of the MIA football team.
Junior Elizabeth Schultheis is the daughter of Stephany Riordan who was her escort. Elizabeth is a member of the soccer team and Key Club.
Junior Jack Fabian is the son of Tad and Maria Fabian. He was represented by his mother. Jack is a member of the football team and Key Club.
Sophomore Sierra Prange is the daughter of Missy and Jim Prange. She was escorted by her father.
Sophomore Jim Jay Cartwright is the son of Jenny and Jay Cartwright. A member of the football team, he was represented by his parents.
Freshman Susan Lynn is the daughter of Susan and Ron Linn. She was escorted by her father. She is a member of the cheerleading team and the MIA Poetry Club.
Freshman Dom Moller is the son of Vince and Tina Moller. A football player, he was represented by his parents.