Mr. mini-THON teams forming now

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(From left) Corey Johnston, Jake Bollinger, Tyler Mercer, and Caleb Beiswenger are this year's Mr. mini-THONs.

Chelsea McCaulsky, Staff Writer

The Bellwood-Antis mini-THON committee is starting to plan events for THON event at the school on February 28.

One of the most exciting activities this year is the Mr. mini-Thon didge ball  game. The dodge ball games consist of one male candidate from each grade, an escort, 18 students from each grade, and one teacher.

This year’s Mr. mini-THON candidates are freshman Caleb Beiswinger, sophomore Ty Mercer, junior Jake bollinger, and senior Corey Johnston. 

Three weeks out, some teams are all set while others are still forming their groups.

The freshman team consists of Jacob Hawn, Andrew Nycum, Gaven Ridgway, Brayden Wagner, Eli Pluebell, Dylan Andrews, Nick Kost, Tighe Eaken, Joey Bslsamo, Olivia Gregg, Ava Miller, Alexis Lovrich, Hailee McConnell, Chelsea McCaulsky, Lydia Worthing, Canyon Neyman, Michael Hostler, and Alyson Partner. 

Beiswenger’s escort is Olivia Gregg and the teacher on his team is Mrs. Stinson.

The sophomore class team is still under construction but includes Cooper Guyer, Sean Mallon, and Dominic Caracciolo. The class is still looking for a teacher participant, as well as an escort for Mercer.

The junior class team consists of  Joe Dorminy, Owen Shedlock, Zach Miller, Zach Mallon, Andrew Tornatore, Kenny Robison, Ryan Malone, Jordin Irvin, Emily Martin, Kali Lonsingner, Trenton Pellegrino, Tylor Karns, Preston Wilson, Logan Mock, Dylan Spiker, Alex Taylor, and Aiden Taylor. 

Bollinger’s escort will be Emily Martin and his teacher teammate is Mr. Naylor. The team’s designated cheerleader is Nick Plank.

The senior class team consists of: Troy walker, John Kost, Dallas Hollen, Emilie Leidig, Trevor Miller, Olivia Musselman, Bella Kies, Emily Osborne, Jamyson Focht, Sydney Lecher, Lincoln Boyer, Casi Shade, Alex Roberts, Evan Frye, Mark Stewart, Macy Decker, Maeson Eaken, and Faith Patton. 

Johnston’s escort is Jaydyn Shuke, but the team is still narrowing down a teacher representative.