WHS Homecoming 2017

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WHS Homecoming 2017
Windsor High School hosted Homecoming on Saturday, January 21st with a theme of Neon Nights. Homecoming royalty was crowned and are pictured. Front row left to right: Crown bearer Faith Hendrickson, 2017 Queen Gillian Sanders, 2017 King Travis Fox, and Crown bearer Bryce Rincker.Back row left to right: Queen candidates Jodie Harris and Kaitlyn Armes, Junior Attendant Morgan Lesko, Sophomore Attendant Rachel Miller, Freshman Attendant Ava Bennett, 2016 Queen Kristen Morlen, 2016 King Mitchell Haddock, Freshman Attendant Mason Campbell, Sophomore Attendant Ben Beck, Junior Attendant Gage Sattler, King candidates Joel Beck and Sterling Howard.

Women Who Care Donate

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Women Who Care Donate
Elizabeth Houser (right) and Stepheny McMahon presented the 100 Women Who Care donation to Mary Hughes, director of DOVE (center).  There are 40 individuals or teams committed so far for 2017 so DOVE will receive $4000 from the generous women of Sullivan. The next 100 Women Who Care meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 at 5 West Coffee Lounge.  Hughes will be in attendance to reveal how the funds to DOVE will be used before the next recipient is nominated.

WHS Homecoming Court 2017

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WHS Homecoming Court
Windsor High School will host a homecoming dance 8-11 p.m. January 14 in the high school gymnasium. Coronation is open to the public and will begin at 7:30 p.m. Pictured are court members: front right to left: Freshman attendant Ava Bennett, sophomore attendant Rachel Miller, junior attendant Morgan Lesko, and queen candidates Jodie Harris, Kaitlyn Armes, and Gillian Sanders. Back row left to right: Freshman attendant Mason Campbell, sophomore attendant Ben Beck, junior attendant Gage Sattler, and king candidates Joel Beck, Travis Fox, and Sterling Howard.

AOC Downs Heritage

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AOC Downs Heritage
Arthur-Okaw Christian’s Andy Brandt shoots over a Heritage Christian (Dyer, Ind.) defender Saturday, January 7.  AOC won the game 66 to 61.  AOC’s record is 9 - 10.

Scholastic Bowl Conference Champions

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Scholastic Bowl Conference Champions
The Sullivan High School scholastic bowl team won the Central Illinois Conference last weekend. From Left to right: Ben Richter (coach) Katie Webb, Trevor Elder, Lindsay Jones, Spencer Johnson, Grace Mauck, Brendan Rau, Luke DeLong, Justuss Ramsey, Parker Whitaker, and Atticus Harris. They competed Jan. 7 in five matches and finished 5-0 winning the conference tournament and finishing the conference season with a 19-0 record. Leaders on the day were Grace Mauck who had 18 toss ups, Luke DeLong with 15, Trevor Elder six and Spencer Johnson two. The last three games were very close against St. Teresa, Central A&M, and Meridian. The team kept their cool and got some key toss-ups to remain in the lead. DeLong was recognized for most toss-ups for the season (All Conference first place) with 56. Mauck was All-Conference second place with 51 on the season.

Gold Slips for SES

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Gold Slips for SES
The Sullivan Elementary School SES Gold Slip winners for the months of November and December are (from left to right): Mitchell Hooten, Rhett Lehman (standing), Roman Miller, Ava Eckert, Luke Waelde, Abagail Dean, Mae Dawkins, Lillian Moxley, and Aiden Burgess. Not pictured are Kolton Wiley and Malaysia Haywood. Gold slips are awarded to students who go above and beyond expectations inside and outside the classroom. During recess, while things were hectic, Rhett Lehman stopped in the middle of his game to help a student pick up her math fact cards that had fallen all over the area. Roman Miller was putting forth his best effort in the classroom. Luke Waelde is a leader in the classroom and sets an example around the school by following expectations and being respectful at all times. Aiden Burgess, Abagail Dean, Lillian Moxley, Kolton Wiley, Mitchell Hooten, Mae Dawkins, Malaysia Haywood, and Ava Eckert all helped clean up the cafeteria after second and third grade lunch all of first semester.

Prairie Winds Perform

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Prairie Winds Perform
Prairie Winds musical ensemble opened its performance season at Mason Point in 2016. Pictured front: Debbie Seelhoefer, Donna Arendell, Barb Sampson, Kathy Camp, Shirley Rogers; second row: Nancy Craig, Lori Harbaugh, Patti Patient, Patty Bailey, Marlene Wirth, Marilyn Rogers, Vicki Osman; third row: Scot Light, Mike Lane, Victor Landers, Dave Horsman, Denny Hutchings, Don Rogers, Bob Vail.

Hams for Christmas

Photo by Mike Brothers Hams for Christmas Thanks to the generosity of one anonymous Sullivan individual 100 hams were delivered from Sullivan IGA to the Moultrie County Food Pantry Dec. 20. IGA meat dept. manager Barry Golden (right) explained this was the second year for the $1200 donation. Joining Golden delivering the hams were Matt Martin (left) and Timothy VanDeursen. Food Pantry director Kristy Dawson said the request list for the hams filled quickly, and they would all be picked up by Wednesday just in time for Christmas.

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Hams for Christmas
Thanks to the generosity of one anonymous Sullivan individual 100 hams were delivered from Sullivan IGA to the Moultrie County Food Pantry Dec. 20. IGA meat dept. manager Barry Golden (right) explained this was the second year for the $1200 donation. Joining Golden delivering the hams were Matt Martin (left) and Timothy VanDeursen. Food Pantry director Kristy Dawson said the request list for the hams filled quickly, and they would all be picked up by Wednesday just in time for Christmas.

Okaw Valley Honors Teacher

Photo by Mike Brothers Okaw Valley Honors Teacher During an awards ceremony at Okaw Valley Elementary School a special honor was given retiring teacher Debbie Weinstock. Members of Weinstock’s third grade class presented her with a quilt they made for her in class without her knowledge. Principal Doug McCausland pointed out the students had Mrs. Weistock pick material for the quilt they secretly made for her.

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Okaw Valley Honors Teacher
During an awards ceremony at Okaw Valley Elementary School a special honor was given retiring teacher Debbie Weinstock. Members of Weinstock’s third grade class presented her with a quilt they made for her in class without her knowledge. Principal Doug McCausland pointed out the students had Mrs. Weistock pick material for the quilt they secretly made for her.

Scholarship for Sullivan Grad

Photo furnished Scholarship for Sullivan Grad Nick Frerichs of Sullivan has been named the recipient of the US Bank Scholarship awarded through the Kaskaskia College Foundation at Kaskaskia College in Centralia. Frerichs is a graduate of Sullivan High School and is a sophomore at KC. He is the son of Dan and Kerri Frerichs and a member of the Kaskaskia College Blue Devils Baseball Team. Pictured are Pam Prather and Brad Haege of US Bank and Nick Frerichs (center).

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Scholarship for Sullivan Grad
Nick Frerichs of Sullivan has been named the recipient of the US Bank Scholarship awarded through the Kaskaskia College Foundation at Kaskaskia College in Centralia. Frerichs is a graduate of Sullivan High School and is a sophomore at KC. He is the son of Dan and Kerri Frerichs and a member of the Kaskaskia College Blue Devils Baseball Team. Pictured are Pam Prather and Brad Haege of US Bank and Nick Frerichs (center).