SSHS Homecoming nominees ready to vie for queen’s crown

  • The Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming Court for 2019 are (from left, bottom row) Ana Diosdado, Sable Erdmier, Shelby Aulsbrook, Hannah Morrill, Heather Bowen, Ashlyn Bimmerle, (top row) Peyton Miesse, Kaylee Malone, Aley Owens, Hatie Tellez, Lasca Lobin, Jasmine Clayton and Brynna Irving. Staff photo by Tammy Vinson
    The Sulphur Springs High School Homecoming Court for 2019 are (from left, bottom row) Ana Diosdado, Sable Erdmier, Shelby Aulsbrook, Hannah Morrill, Heather Bowen, Ashlyn Bimmerle, (top row) Peyton Miesse, Kaylee Malone, Aley Owens, Hatie Tellez, Lasca Lobin, Jasmine Clayton and Brynna Irving. Staff photo by Tammy Vinson
  • Shelby Aulsbrook
    Shelby Aulsbrook
  • Ashlyn Bimmerle
    Ashlyn Bimmerle
  • Heather Bowen
    Heather Bowen
  • Brynna Irving
    Brynna Irving
  • Jasmine Clayton
    Jasmine Clayton
  • Ana Diosdado
    Ana Diosdado
  • Lasca Lobin
    Lasca Lobin
  • Kaylee Malone
    Kaylee Malone
  • Peyton Miesse
    Peyton Miesse
  • Hannah Morrill
    Hannah Morrill
  • Aley Owens
    Aley Owens
  • Sable Erdmier
    Sable Erdmier
  • Hatie Tellez
    Hatie Tellez
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Queen and 2 princesses to be crowned Friday

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Spirit Week

Thirteen ladies have been named to the Sulphur Springs High School 2019 Homecoming Court. Assistant Principal Vanessa Abron says it’s anybody’s race right now.

“Normally, I can look at the Court and figure out who’s going to be named queen,” Abron said Tuesday. “I can’t do that with this group.”

All 13 nominees are seniors with some impressive achievements and aspirations.

Shelby Aulsbrook is the 17-year-old daughter of Shane and Lorri Johns. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Aulsbrook is the captain of the Varsity Cheer squad and was an NCA All-American Cheerleader in 2018. She is an officer for the senior class and SSHS Student Council, and a member of National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, FCCLA, Key Club and in the top 7% of the senior class. Aulsbrook was one of 10 students chosen to attend the Rotary Leadership Camp and is proud to be in her 15th year of dance training. Aulsbrook attends First Baptist Church, where she is actively involved in the youth program and has discovered her passion for children after traveling to an orphanage in Africa over the summer. After high school, she plans to attend Texas A&M University to become a speech/ language Pathologist.

Ashlyn Bimmerle is the 17-year-old daughter of John and Katie Bimmerle. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for seven years. Bimmerle is the vice-president of the National Honor Society. She is a member of Key Club, Student Council, HOSA and HSTE. Bimmerle is also a member of the Hopkins County leadership class. After high school, she plans to become a pediatric nurse practitioner.

Heather Bowen is the 17-year-old daughter of Robert Bowen and Bambi McAfee. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Bowen is a member of the Hi King Klub, HOSA, the varsity softball team and officer of Key Club. After high school, Bowen plans to attend Texas A&M University with studies focused on becoming a veterinarian.

Jasmine Clayton is the 17-year-old granddaughter of Anita and Jerry Clayton. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 11 years. Clayton is a member of the Sulphur Springs Blue Blazes, Key Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Business Professionals of America. She is employed by the VF Factory Outlet and volunteers at Little Texans Daycare Center. After high school, Clayton plans to attend the University of Tyler with studies focused on dental hygiene.

Ana Diosdado is the 17-year-old daughter of Lourdes Ramirez. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for eight years. Diosdado is a member of Student Council, Key Club, HOSA, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Hi King Klub and Health Science Technical Education Practicum. After high school, she plans to attend college to major in biology and become a dermatologist.

Sable Erdmier is the daughter of Jessica and Chad Swatsell, and Brandon Erdmier. She has been a Sulphur Springs Wildcat for the past seven years. Erdmier is a varsity cheerleader, member of the girls’ powerlifting team and girls’ track teams, and a member of Key Club. Erdmier is currently involved in the criminal law practicum. After graduation, Erdmier plans to get a degree in criminal justice before attending the police academy.

Brynna Irving is the 17-year-old daughter of Brent and Dena Irving and the late Kristi Eoff Irving. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Irving is a member of Key Club, HOSA, HSTE and National Honor Society. She is also a member of the Hopkins County Leadership class and president of the Hi King Klub. After high school, she plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station with a major in microbiology with hopes to become a cardiologist.

Lasca Lobin is the 18-year-old daughter of Carey Lobin. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 12 years. Lobin is a member of Business Professionals of America, Key Club and Cats Paw. She was a member of the Lady Cats soccer team for three years and works as a referee with the Sulphur Springs Soccer Association. After high school, she plans to attend Texas A&M University Commerce with studies focused on environmental science.

Kaylee Malone is the 17-year-old daughter of Brad and Kelli Malone. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for nine years. Malone is a member of Key Club and HOSA. She is a varsity player on the Lady Cats volleyball team and a varsity runner for the track team. After high school, Malone hopes to attend the University of Texas at Arlington, majoring in the medical field to become a neonatal nurse practitioner.

Peyton Miesse is the 17-year-old daughter of Brian and Courtney Singleton. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Miesse is a member of Key Club and FFA. She has shown goats throughout high school. She is also an active member of her youth group at League Street Church of Christ. After high school, she plans to attend Tyler Junior College to obtain an associate degree in dental hygiene.

Hannah Morrill is the 18-year-old daughter of Craig and Ann Roberts, and the late Chuck Morrill. She has attended private schools for six years and Sulphur Springs ISD for seven. Morrill is an officer for her senior class, Key Club and the Hi King Klub. She is a member of the varsity cheer squad, Student Council, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Hopkins County Leadership and is in the top 5% of her class. She has also taken 15 years of dance and has been seven years on a competitive dance team. After high school, she plans to attend Texas A&M University in College Station with studies in kinesiology to become an occupational therapist specializing in geriatrics.

Aley Owens is the 17-year-old daughter of Bill and Beverley Owens and the granddaughter of Mrs. Aubrey Coker. Owens has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. She is captain of the Blue Blazes drill team. She was a three-year member of the band and color guard serving on the Leadership team. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Hopkins County Leadership Class and RYLA, the Rotary Leadership Association. She also participates in UIL events. She had perfect attendance last year. Owens enjoys theatre and dance and has performed with the Main Street Theatre and Shining Star Productions. After high school, Owens plans to attend a university with a major in nutrition and business.

Hatie Tellez is the 17-year-old daughter of Saturnino and Maria Tellez. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Tellez is a member of Key Club, FCCLA, Cat’s Paw senior staff, a leader of St. James youth group and a Vacation Bible School teacher. After high school, Tellez plans to attend University of Texas at Arlington with a major in business.

The Homecoming pep rally will begin at 3 p.m. Friday in the Sulphur Springs High School main gym.

The Homecoming Queen and two princesses will be crowned Friday during pre-game activities, beginning at 6:40 p.m. at Gerald Prim Stadium.