25 vie for Mr. PCHS 2009 title Saturday

Published 2:17 pm Friday, January 30, 2009

The pageant participants and the groups they represent are listed below.

Representing the Key Club is senior Christopher Isaac Abril, son of Chris and Colleen Abril of Columbus.

Junior Kyle William Brown is the HOSA nominee. He is the son of Kevin and Lisa Brown of Tryon.

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The Tech Club nominee is senior Andrew Earl Canfield, the son of Jim and Pam Canfield of Columbus.

Senior John Forrest Carruth will represent the Entertainment Club. He is the son of Mike and Marianne Carruth of Tryon.

Representing the Future Teachers of America is senior Heath Theodore Culbreth, son of Craig and Kim Culbreth of Tryon.

Senior John David Fenwick, son of Jim and Renee Fenwick of Mill Spring, will represent the Guitar Club.

The Wolverine men&squo;s basketball team will be represented by junior Parrish Keyon Gary, son of Gary Booker and Tiffany Carson of Tryon.

Austrian foreign exchange student Roland Michael Guggi&bsp; will represent the AFS exchange program. He is staying with the Barbara Tousey family of Tryon.

Representing the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is senior Noah Alexander Hall, son of Richard and Angela Hall of Columbus.

Senior Cory Duane Heimburger is the News Anchor nominee. He is the son of Craig and Kathie Heimburger of Columbus.

Son of Gordie and Angie High of Columbus, senior Zachary Adam High will represent the school&squo;s environmental club.

The Wolverine men&squo;s soccer team nominee is senior James Russell McIntyre, son of James and Tammy McIntyre of Columbus.

Sophomore Deshae Domonique Miller, son of David Webster and Janice Hannon of Tryon, will represent one of the high school&squo;s newest clubs, Taking a Stand.

Representing the Student Activists for Global Awareness team (SAGA) is senior John Thomas Mize, son of John and Jill Mize of Green Creek.

The nominee for the Future Business Leaders of America is senior Brad Holden Nelson, son of Bryan and Judith Nelson of Tryon.

Son of coaches Bruce and Jane Ollis of Columbus, Jordan Calahan Ollis will represent the proud Wolverine Nation.

Freshman Cole Stewart Pellatt, son of Mark Pellett and Carol Lynn Jackson of Saluda, will represent Tri-M, the choral honor society.

The yearbook nominee is junior Justin Blake Ridings, son of Lewis D. Ridings of Rutherfordton.

Senior Benny Roman, son of Odiulia Cruz of Columbus, will represent the Interact Club.

The International Thespian Society, a Theater Arts Honor Society, will be represented by senior Louis August Rossi Jr., son of Jane Avery Rossi and Louis Rossi Sr. of Columbus.

Senior Anthony Matthew Scuiva, son of James and Margaret Scuiva of Campobello, is the nominee for the Spanish Club. &bsp;

The Senior Class of 2009 will be represented by Ethan Ross Sessoms, son of Wes and Lynn Sessoms of Columbus. &bsp;

Two brothers will be competing in the pageant.&bsp; Freshman Cade Warner Underwood, representing the Freshman Class, and older brother, senior Ty Norman Underwood, representing the Chess Club. They are the sons of Gary and Katha Underwood of Saluda.

Senior Jake Michael Williams, is the student government president. He is the son of Woody and Pamela Williams of Tryon. &bsp;

Doors for the pageant will open at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are available by calling the school at 828-894-2525 extension 114.&bsp;