On Saturday, October 11th, the HEM Lady Miner volleyball seniors played the last game on their home court. The Lady Miners beat the Farson Pronghorns in three sets, 25-15, 25-20, 25-22. Senior Maggie Johnson, setter, and senior Shelby Bowen, middle hitter, have started for the Lady Miners since they were sophomores. Senior Brittany Dys, also a middle hitter, has been sidelined with an ankle injury and subsequent operation and has been a manager this season. This is senior Ariel Tomkins’ first year as volleyball manager.
The Lady Miners retain the number one spot in their division as of October 14th. They recovered from a mid-season slump at the Kaycee tournament with a three-game winning streak against Rock River, Glendo, and Farson. The football team is also doing well this year and will qualify for play-offs. The last home football game and Senior Recognition will be on Friday, October 24th, at 1:00 p.m. against Kaycee.
Lady Miner Volleyball Senior Recognition Biographies
Maggie Johnson is the daughter of Sherm Johnson and Maro Dalley. She has attended school in Hanna since Wee Folks. While at HEM, she has been involved in FFA, FBLA, Student Council, and National Honor Society. Maggie will earn the twelve season award for lettering in volleyball, basketball and track all four years of high school. Next year Maggie will attend college and pursue a degree in something awesome.
Shelby Bowen is the daughter of Packy and Jennifer Bowen. She has attended school in Elk Mountain and Hanna since pre-school. While at HEM, Shelby has been in involved in volleyball, basketball, track, FFA, National Honor Society, and student council. Next year Shelby plans to attend college and looks forward to her future options.
Brittany Dys is the daughter of Bill and Wendi Dys. She started school in Hanna in the sixth grade. While at HEM, she has been involved in FFA, FBLA, FCCLA, and Student Council. She has also been involved in volleyball, basketball and track and is on pace to receive the twelve season award. After graduation she will attend college and start to pursue a course of study in pre-med.
Ariel Tomkins is the daughter of Roy Tomkins and Greta Kanard. She started school at HEM her junior year, having moved to Hanna from Phoenix. While at HEM she has been involved in FBLA and FCCLA. This is her first year as a volleyball manager. Next year she plans to join the work force and hopes to attend college or a trade school in the future.
October 15, 2014