School of the Osage Homecoming activities are in full swing with several activities, all culminating with the Oct. 18 homecoming parade, Homecoming Queen coronation and football game between the Indians and Hallsville.
The parade will be held about 3:30 p.m. Friday down The Strip in Lake Ozark. Note the earlier start time for the parade.
Oct. 18 is also Senior Night when seniors and their parents will be recognized.
The game begins at 7 p.m., and coronation is at halftime.
The queen candidates, all seniors at OHS, are Mackenzie Amos, daughter of David and Johnni Abbott; Molly Brown, daughter of Johnny Brown and Jacqueline Fransisco; Maddie Homan, daughter of Joe and Shelly Homan; and Carissa Pike, daughter of Charles and Amy Pike.
Class representatives are junior Monica Cisar, daughter of Tim and Chris Cisar; sophomore Jocelyn Nuckolls, daughter of Mark and Katrina Nuckolls; and freshman Katherine Kostuke, daughter of Greg and Amy Kostuke.
•Mackenzie Amos (escorted by her father, Mark Nuckolls) – Student Council, National Honor Society, FBLA, Tribe, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FCA, Drama Club, FFA, Key Club, band, Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC).
Member of First Family Church.
Honor roll, Leadership Award, Citizenship Award, honorary member of MASC, nominated for Who’s Who of Missouri Scholars, FFA, track varsity letterman.
Plans to attend a Christian university to pursue business administration and music ministry.
•Carissa Pike (escorted by her father, Charles Pike) – volleyball, FCA leader, Tribe Council president, National Honor Society, Missouri High School Rodeo Association, currently Miss Missouri High School Rodeo Queen
Attends Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.
Plans to attend college and major in animal science to become a large-animal veterinarian.
•Madison Homan (escorted by her father, Joe Homan) – French Club, Tribe Council, volleyball, basketball, most improved player and MVP for volleyball.
Plans to move to south Florida to attend Florida Gulf Coast University for business administration and psychology.
•Molly Brown (escorted by her mother, Jacqueline Fransisco) -- Les Chanteurs, Girls’ Glee, Concert Choir, Drama Club, Forensic Speech, and performed in “7 Brides for 7 Brothers” and this fall in “Bye Bye Birdie.” She has helped with the senior citizen’s banquet with Les Chanteurs and Girls’ Glee
She plans to become a theatrical arts teacher, but ultimately would love to perform on Broadway.
•Monica Cisar (escorted by her father, Tim Cisar) – tennis, soccer, basketball, FCA leader, Student Council, OHA, National Honor Society, Key Club and French Club, academic letterman.
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Plans to attend either Notre Dame or Creighton University to become a pediatric oncologist.
•Joselyn Nuckolls (escorted by her father, Mark Nuckolls) – volleyball, track, Central Missouri Volleyball Club, Key Club, Ecology Club, Tribe FCA, Club CoMo.
Member of Christ the King Lutheran Church
Plans to attend University of Missouri and become a neonatal care nurse.
•Katie Kostuke (escorted by her father, Greg Kostuke) -- 4H for five years, served as vice president, secretary, treasurer and club blogger. She has done community service through 4H including nursing home visits, fairground cleanup and mentoring new members. She placed at the state level in 4H for fashion the last three years.
Plans on attending college.