Homecoming Queen Candidates Named for Penn Manor 2012

By Jena Lacock-

The 2011 Penn Manor homecoming court has been chosen and the candidates for queen will be presented at the homecoming football game Oct. 7.  The queen will be crowned during halftime.

The candidates are:

Sara Bennis, the daughter of Elaine and Steve Bennis, is very involved in school activities. She is a member  of National Honor Society, Student Council, Varsity Club, Prom Committee, varsity soccer team and is the spring fling coordinator. Her future plans are to attend West Chester University where she will play soccer and major in pre-physical therapy.

The 2012 Penn Manor homecoming court. Left to right Kayla Bixler, Lauren Wissler, Michelle Dempsey, Ellen Blazer, Kelly Lenahan, Sara Bennis, Demi Greenawalt.

Ellen Blazer, the daughter of Ruth and Eric Blazer, plays a big role at Penn Manor. She takes part in the fall play, spring musical, is the class president, is in the International Thespian Society, chorus, Rocket Club and competes in the Junior Engineering Technical Society Competition. Her plans after high school are to attend a four-year college studying either engineering or mathematics.

Kelly Lenahan, the daughter of Rob and Janet Lenahan, has a busy schedule. She is the president of chorus, member of the Manor Singers, National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, First Priority club, is in the spring musical, is a concert pianist, takes part in youth group and is a competitive Irish dancer. She plans on attending a four year college to study music performance or music education.

Kayla Bixler, the daughter of Lisa and Eric Bixler, is involved in many activities at school. She is a field hockey captain, Student Council President, in National Honor Society, Optimist Queen runner-up, Prom Committee and competes in the Junior Engineering Technology Society Competition. Bixler plans to attend college to study medicine and play field hockey.

The homecoming football game will be held Oct. 7.

Demi Greenawalt, the daughter of Missy and Dave Greenawalt, participates in many activities at Penn Manor. She is in Student Government, Yearbook Committee, Varsity Club, Prom Committee, plays girls soccer and inters at Grauer’s Decorating Center. After high school she is continuing her education at an art school.

Laura Wissler, the daughter of Dannel and Randy Wissler, takes part in track and field, swim team, Powder Puff and Manor FFA. She placed eighth in the state for track and field. Her future plans are to attend Delaware Valley or University of Wyoming to pursue becoming a large animal veterinarian.

Michelle Dempsey, the daughter of Suzanne and Mike Dempsey, participates in National Honor Society, Envirothon, track and field, National History Day, scholastic writing competition, youth group, and praise team. She wants to go to a four year college to major in English Literature. After college, Dempsey plans on becoming an editor for a publishing company.