• State track meet June 1st. Good luck to all our athletes.
  • District baseball and softball games at CHS on 5/31.
  • Food trucks coming out on May 30th for the Maymester.
  • Exams are on June 3rd through the 6th.
  • June 6th, the last day of school, is a 1/2 day.
  • Are you signed up for summer school?
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Snowcoming Court 2024

Let’s meet the 2024 Snowcoming representatives.
Rylee Sinden
2024 Snowcoming Court.

It’s the annual Concord Snowcoming week! Each class has chosen students to represent their class at the boys’ basketball game on Friday. We are proud to introduce the 2024 Snowcoming Court!

Starting with the female freshman representative, Nevaeh Martin. Martin is the fourteen-year-old daughter of Christine Devine and Micheal Martin. She participates in JV basketball. Martin’s favorite thing to do is hang out with friends, and her favorite class is Art with Mr. Couling. She says, “I’m nervous but also excited to be on it.”

Freshman Representatives Jeffery Thomas and Neveah Martin. (Rylee Sinden)

The freshman male representative, Jeffery Thomas is the fourteen-year-old son of Jeffery Thomas I. He participates in many sports, including JV basketball, JV football, and JV track. His hobbies include basketball and sleeping. Thomas’s favorite class is Seminar. He is excited to be on court, and shares. ”I’m excited because I get to be on court as a freshman.”

Now for the sophomore representatives. The first representative is Julia Stevens. Stevens is the fourteen-year-old daughter of Wes and Jaime Stevens. She participates in varsity cross country and varsity track. Stevens’ hobbies include reading, photography, and hanging out with her friends and family. Her favorite class is Multi-Media Publications with Ms. Kelly. Stevens’ shares; “I’m excited to be on court and represent my class.”

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Sophomore representatives Julia and Connor Stevens. (Rylee Sinden)

The second representative for the sophomore class is Connor Stevens. Stevens is the fifteen-year-old son of Wes and Jamie Stevens. His sports include varsity basketball, varsity track, and varsity golf. Stevens’ favorite class is U.S. History with Mr. Simmons. Outside of school, his hobbies include playing Fortnite with his friends, basketball, hanging out with his family, and working out with his cousins. Connor is excited to be on court, and explains, “I feel excited to be on court because I’m going to enjoy walking out and seeing my family.” 

Representing the junior class is Grace Thorrez. Thorrez is the sixteen-year-old daughter of Jeff and Cheryl Thorrez. She participates in varsity basketball, varsity golf, and varsity track (discus and shotput). Her activities include NHS, playing the saxophone, and going to church. Thorrez’s favorite classes are Personalized Fitness, Advanced Art II, and Band. In her free time, she likes to play the piano, play basketball, drink coffee, and watch Netflix. She explains that she is very thrilled to have this opportunity. Thorrez says, “I’m honored to represent the junior class.”

Junior representatives Grace Thorrez and Mason Davis. (Rylee Sinden)

The junior male representative is Mason Davis. Davis is the sixteen-year-old son of Sadie and Justin Davis. His favorite activities and hobbies are football, work insulation, working out, hangout with friends, and hanging out with his girlfriend. Davis’s favorite classes are English and Environmental Science. After high school, Davis plans on either getting into the Union with his dad or going into the Marines. Mason shares that, “I’m excited because my mom is really happy.”

Now, it is time to introduce our king and queen candidates. 

Our first female representative is Lily Helms. Helms is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Jeff and Angelina Helms. She participates in the varsity track. She is also a part of NHS, Career Center for Graphic Design, and also enjoys volunteering. Her favorite class is AP Anatomy and Physiology and Advanced Senior Art. Helm’s hobbies include hanging out with friends, working, shopping, and going to the gym. After high school, Helms is going to National Louis University in Chicago for four years to get her degree in social work. She shares, “I’m excited because I get to represent my class.”

Senior representatives Lily Helms and Tyreke Brown. (Rylee Sinden)

Walking with Helms is representative Tyreke Brown. Brown is the eighteen-year-old son of Antonette Lawler. He participates in varsity basketball, varsity cross country, and varsity track. His favorite class is Advanced Chemistry with Mrs. Colangelo. Brown’s hobbies include gaming, sometimes going out, and playing basketball with friends. After high school, he plans to attend Jackson College for one year and then transfer to Albion College to study business management. Brown is excited and says, “I’m excited to have this experience.”

The next representative is Gwendolyn Bulko. Bulko is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Lisa and Rudy Bulko. She is involved in many activities including Varsity girls cross country, co-captain of the varsity quiz bowl team, and girls track. Bulko has many activities such as varsity girls basketball co-manager, morning announcements, run a recycling program, NHS president, and helps manage the hydroponics system, which grows produce for our school. Her favorite classes are Senior Art with Mr.Couling and Plant Science with Mrs. Colangelo. In her free time, she enjoys reading, skateboarding, traveling, gardening, and doing art and pottery. Next year, she plans on attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to study psychology and neuroscience. Gwen is grateful to get this experience: “I’m grateful that people nominated me for court. It’s a wonderful opportunity to have, and it’s a lot of fun! I’m glad I get to share something fun like this with my classmates before we graduate.”

Senior representatives Gwendolyn Bulko and Owen Kidder. (Rylee Sinden)

Paired with Gwen is Owen Kidder. Kidder is the seventeen-year-old son of Beth and Norm Kidder. Kidder is involved in varsity baseball. He then shares that his favorite class is Plant Science with Mrs. Colangelo. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and carpentry. After high school, he plans on getting an apprenticeship with a rough carpenter. Kidder is very thrilled to get this experience and shares. “I’m excited to be on court because I didn’t expect it, but it is an honor.”

Female representative number three is Sidney Marshall. Marshall is the eighteen-year-old daughter of Tim Todd and Laura Marshall Mcginnis. She is involved in Student Council. She also enjoys skiing, listening to music, hanging out with Zoe and Bri, going to the gym, going on trips, and hanging out with friends. Her favorite classes are Leadership with Mrs. O and Strength and Conditioning with Mrs. Sigman. After high school, she plans to attend Grand Valley for marine biology or business. Marshall shares her excitement. “I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to go out and have fun.”

Senior representatives Sidney Marshall and Levi Raymond. (Rylee Sinden)

Walking with Marshall is Levi Raymond. Raymond is the seventeen-year-old son of Scott and Amber Raymond. He participates in both varsity football and varsity baseball. In baseball, he received all-region, all-conference, and all-district. In football, he received all-conference. His favorite classes are personalized fitness and specialized athletic development. Raymond has various hobbies, including playing Call of Duty and hanging out with friends.  Next year, he plans on going to work with his brother at Amtrack. Raymond says, “I’m so excited to be doing this with my buddy Carter.”

The next representative is Maria Stevens. Stevens is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Wes and Jamie Stevens. She is involved in many sports such as varsity cross country, varsity basketball, and varsity track and field. She is also involved in many educational extracurriculars, such as NHS, student council, and HOSA. Outside of school, Stevens enjoys hanging out with Grace and Julia and going grocery shopping with her mom. Her favorite classes are plant science with Mrs. Colangelo and A.P. Literature with Mrs. O. After high school, Stevens plans to attend Grand Valley University to major in nursing. “I’m excited to not only have this opportunity to represent my class by being on court but also the fact that I get to be on court with so many of my close family.”

Senior representatives Maria Stevens and Carter Arbuckle. (Rylee Sinden)

Maria’s partner is Carter Arbuckle. Arbuckle is the seventeen-year-old son of Mike and Amanda Arbuckle. He is involved in four varsity-level sports; basketball, baseball, football, and golf. His activities include working on his family’s farm, 4H, showing in the national swine show circuit and has also been featured in Woods and Water Magazine. Outside of that he also enjoys hunting, fishing, and farming. In school, Arbuckle’s favorite class is Mrs. Colangelo’s plant science class. Next year, he plans on attending Adrian College to play baseball and study business or will attend Michigan State’s Agriculture program to study Ag business. Carter shares that he is very grateful to have been given this opportunity. “I’m super excited to be on court since it’s my senior year.”

Lastly, our final female representative is Kaitlyn Inman. Inman is the seventeen-year-old daughter of Tommy and Cory Carlisle. She participates in varsity volleyball and student council. In school, Inman enjoys Plant Science and Global Current events. Out of school, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, shopping, and being ginger. After graduation, Inman plans on attending the Michigan School for Canine Cosmetology to become a dog groomer. She shares: “I’m super excited for court not only to dress up and look pretty but to see all my friends dressed up.”

Senior representatives Kaitlyn Inman and Nolan Mattson. (Rylee Sinden)

Paired with Inman is Nolan Mattson. Mattson is the seventeen-year-old son of Chris and Lisa Mattson. He is the vice president of the student council and is also the treasurer of NHS. In school, his favorite class is Global Current Events with Mr. Jurasek. Besides school, he enjoys art, traveling, and being with family. After this year, he plans to attend either Michigan Tech or Siena Heights to pursue a degree focused on the supply chain. Mattson is proud to be representing his class and explains; “It is an exciting opportunity,” he says. 

We hope all representatives have fun this week representing their class. We also wish all king and queen candidates good luck! 

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Rylee Sinden, Editor/Staff Writer
My name is Rylee Sinden, and I am a Senior here at Concord High School. In my free time, I love playing volleyball, gardening, and shopping. After high school, I want to work with plants, and possibly open my own greenhouse. I love publications and am so excited to be part of this team again!

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