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Senior night at CHS: Fall athletes, band and dance team members honored

  • CHS senior cheerleaders Alex Hennrich and Hannah Blechle are recognized at Senior Night Friday, Oct. 22, before the last home football game of the regular season. They were joined by their parents, Darrell Hennrich and Barb Diebolt-Hennrich, and Dane and Haley Williams.

    CHS senior cheerleaders Alex Hennrich and Hannah Blechle are recognized at Senior Night Friday, Oct. 22, before the last home football game of the regular season. They were joined by their parents, Darrell Hennrich and Barb Diebolt-Hennrich, and Dane and Haley Williams.
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  • CHS honored 14 senior football players and their parents on Senior Night before the CHS vs. Mount Vernon game Oct. 22.

    CHS honored 14 senior football players and their parents on Senior Night before the CHS vs. Mount Vernon game Oct. 22.
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  • Chester's three senior cross country runners were honored during Senior Night: Madi Kribs and her parents, Rodney and Tammy Kribs; Maria Nickle and her mother, Rhonda Nickle; and Blake Huffman, son of Bryan Huffman and Jennifer Knott.

    Chester's three senior cross country runners were honored during Senior Night: Madi Kribs and her parents, Rodney and Tammy Kribs; Maria Nickle and her mother, Rhonda Nickle; and Blake Huffman, son of Bryan Huffman and Jennifer Knott.
    Jim Beers Photo

  • Senior golfers: Kaden Freytag with parents Heather Sprengel and David Freytag; and Luke Miller, with parents Patrick and Amy Miller.

    Senior golfers: Kaden Freytag with parents Heather Sprengel and David Freytag; and Luke Miller, with parents Patrick and Amy Miller.
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BY JIM BEERS
Contributing Writer
updated: 11/3/2021 4:57 PM

Chester High School recognized senior fall athletes Friday, Oct. 22, at the final CHS football game of the regular season, where the YellowJackets hosted the Mount Vernon Rams.

Before the game, 14 senior YellowJacket football players, three cross country runners, two senior cheerleaders and two senior golf team members were honored. At halftime, 23 Marching YellowJackets and two dance team members were celebrated.

Seniors met their parents midfield and walked to center-field as they and their parents were introduced to Jacket Nation. Each senior received balloons, flowers and other commemorative gifts as a "thank you" for their years of service to CHS.

Football

The 14 senior football players included Brendan Baughman, son of Mikey and Andrea Baughman; Jordan Merideth, son of Christy Otten; Jared Landeros, son of Horacio and Patricia Landeros; Aiden Kennon, son of Jeremy and Tiffany Kennon; Dylan Kelkhoff, son of Trevor and Michelle Kelkhoff; Aiden Jany, son of Jeremy and Kelly Jany; and Isaac Jany, son of Kristina and Sam Jany.

Other senior football players include Jacob Cowell, son of Todd Cowell and Rebecca Phillips; Freddie Alvarez, son of James Alvarez and Megan Mulholland; Jerald Copple II, son of Elizabeth and Jerry Copple; Nathan Snider, son of Greg and Cindy Snider; Ethan Stumpe, son of Scott Stumpe and Jennifer Cartwright; Cooper Eggemeyer, son of Aaron and Amy Eggemeyer; and Brock Vasquez, son of Trevar and Susan Vasquez.

Cross country

Three senior members of the cross country team were honored: Madi Kribs, daughter of Rodney and Tammy Kribs; Maria Nickle, daughter of Rhonda Nickle; and Blake Huffman, son of Bryan Huffman and Jennifer Knott.

Cheerleading

The CHS cheerleading squad includes just two senior athletes: Alex Hennrich, daughter of Darrel Hennrich and Barb Diebolt-Hennrich; and Hannah Blechle, daughter of Dane and Haley Williams.

Golf

The 2021 golf team had two seniors: Kaden Freytag, son of Heather Sprengel and David Freytag; and Luke Miller, son of Patrick and Amy Miller.

Marching YellowJacket Band

Prior to the presentation of the halftime show, band director Steve Colonel and the Chester Music Patrons recognized the 23 senior Marching YellowJacket Band members and the two dance team members.

"We want to thank these young musicians and dance team members for their dedication to the Chester High School Music Department and we extend our best wishes to them for all of their future endeavors," Colonel said.

Senior marching band members are: Abby Bollmann, daughter of Brett and Shirleen Bollmann; Anna Childs, daughter of Bryan Childs and Mindy Childs; Hannah Colvis, daughter of Emily Colvis and Tom Colvis; Aaron Fitzwilliam, son of Matt Fuller and Ashlie Cushman; Oddessy Flores, daughter of Efrian and Zenaida Morales; Jordanna Frazer, daughter of Mr. Hatton and Mrs. Frazer-Hatton; Amaya Hannigan, daughter of Wanda Hannigan; Haley Haslett, daughter of Sherry Wilson; Salem Heins, child of Kyle Heins and Francis Heins, and Andrew Smith and. Gene Smith; Alex Hennrich, daughter of Darrel Hennrich and Barb Hennrich; Blake Huffman, son of Bryan Huffman and Jennifer Knott; Clayton Irose, son of John and Laurie Irose; Lilith Lochhead, daughter of Dr. Christine Begley and Dwight Lochhead; and Luke Miller, son of Patrick and Amy Miller; Megan Miller, daughter of Brad and Brandy Miller; Kaitlyn Pfeiffer, daughter of James Pfeiffer and Marie Pfeiffer; Kaleb Rehmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rehmer; Brayden Ridings, son of Mickey and Jennifer Ridings; Camille Schroeder, daughter of Cole and Jenni Schroeder; Cayla Sibley, daughter of Fran and Kyle Hines; Ryan Springston, son of Greg and Amanda Springston; Cristen Tucker, daughter of Melinda Elam; and Jonathon Wahl, son of Earl Wahl and the brother of Brooke Stehl.

Dance team

There were two senior members of the dance team: Kylie Fortner, daughter of Mr. Fortner and Mrs. Scanlan; and Maria Nickle, daughter of Rhonda Nickle.