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Wonder what your Homecoming candidates are like? Read up to find out what makes them tick.

TREY MARTIN

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Football, basketball, track, NHS, TRY, SODA.

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I was surprised because I found out when my friends told me.

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

My favorite memories have been made on the sports field with my friends.

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

I plan to study business at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Understanding, loyal, disciplined.

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

1980’s, because that’s when my parents were teenagers and I want to know what it was like for them.

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Dinner with my boys, play some cards, watch a movie, get on ps4 with the boys.

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

Happy

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

How much I procrastinate.

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I am a retry good juggler.

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

A dog costume.

What I would tell my freshman self today

That high school goes by a lot faster than you’d think.

Favorite holiday

Thanksgiving or Christmas

Favorite TV show

The Office

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Post Malone

Favorite Food

A Panch burrito

Favorite Beverage

Water

Favorite class in school

Right now, it’s Law and Constitution

Favorite quote

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”- Wayne Gretzky – Michael Scott

Favorite movie

The Wolf of Wall Street

 CARLY PRINTY

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Basketball, SODA, TRY, Lean on Me

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I was nicely surprised and felt very honored

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

All of the fun times I’ve had with my basketball teammates over the past four years!

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

I will attend Truman State University and major in exercise science and play basketball

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Hard-working, caring, friendly

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

The 1980’s so I could see what my parents’ life was like when they were in high school

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

A summer night bonfire with all of my friends

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

I hope to be married and have kids and have a career in physical therapy

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

My height, I wish I were taller

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I can spin a basketball on my finger and do some tricks while doing it

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

Sacajawea

What I would tell my freshman self today

Embrace every second of high school because it goes so fast!

Favorite holiday

Christmas

Favorite TV show

The Office

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Ed Sheeran

Favorite Food

Lasagna

Favorite Beverage

Pink Drink

Favorite class in school

Anatomy and Physiology

Favorite quote

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” -Wayne Gretzky ~Michael Scott

Favorite movie

The Notebook

JAMISON FELDMAN

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Cross Country, Basketball, Track, SODA, TRY, Lean On Me, STOP, NHS, band, FCA

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I was very surprised but felt very humbled by the fact that I had been voted on

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

The football games, and also all of the bus rides/practices with my teammates!

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

I’m not sure where I want to go but I want to pursue a career in the medical field

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Genuine, Optimistic, Kind

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

80’s because the fashion was more fun and drive ins/diners were more popular

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Being at whatever practice I have that season and then going home to hang out with my family and watch Netflix

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

I hope to have a family and two dogs, a job as either a chiropractor or a physical therapist, and to have traveled to lots of places around the world!

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

I wish I wasn’t a picky eater

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

This is not unusual but most people don’t know I like to paint

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

A purple crayon

What I would tell my freshman self today

Don’t hold back and get involved in as many things as you have time for/anything that interests you

Favorite holiday

Halloween

Favorite TV show

Friends

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Dan + Shay

Favorite Food

Any fruit

Favorite Beverage

Water

Favorite class in school

Chemistry

Favorite quote

Love them anyway

Favorite movie

The Blind Side

CADE SIEMENS

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Soccer, Pep rally committee, Lean on Me, TRY

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I felt pretty stoked, not gonna lie

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

The student section at Linn-Mar football games

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

Go to college but unsure of where

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Social, kind, Understanding

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

I don’t think I’d like any of the other ones

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Hanging with the boys

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

37

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

I don’t know

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I’m pretty good at ping pong

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

Not much of a costume guy

What I would tell my freshman self today

Don’t be stupid, actually try in school

Favorite holiday

Christmas

Favorite TV show

Survivor

Favorite season

All except winter

Favorite recording artist

Don’t have one

Favorite Food

Chick Fil A

Favorite Beverage

Arnold Palmer

Favorite class in school

AP Gov

Favorite quote

“Don’t ever, for any reason, do anything to anyone, for any reason, ever, no matter what” – Michael Scott

Favorite movie

Step Brothers

BRANDON RAUS

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Football, Soccer, Basketball, National Honor Society

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I was excited and happy to represent

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Performing the Heimlich maneuver on my friend

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

Go to the University of Iowa and major in business or education

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Outgoing, funny, caring

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

1980’s, good music

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

At the lake surrounded by my friends and his brothers friends

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

In a nice home with a good job

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

Smarter

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I can shake my eyes really fast

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

Cat costume

What I would tell my freshman self today

Cherish each moment

Favorite holiday

4th of July

Favorite TV show

Family Guy

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Juice World

Favorite Food

Crab legs

Favorite Beverage

Water

Favorite class in school

Acting

Favorite quote

Times change but the memories don’t

Favorite movie

Why Him

JUSTIN YEM

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Band, Jazz Band, Soccer, NHS, TRY, SODA, LOM, Student Ambassadors, Student Advisory Council.

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I’m not really sure. Excited? Last year it looked like the seniors on court had a great time and it looked like a fun experience!

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Being able to meet and become friends with so many people

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

Attend University of Iowa to double major in human physiology and music

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Funny, Sociable, Outspoken

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

I would probably want to live in the future, just so I could see how different everything is

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Spending time with important people to me (Friends, Family, etc.), oh and Chick-Fil-A

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

Successful in whatever I choose to do as a medical profession, hopefully married and have a family

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

I’m late to everything even when I try not to be

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

Not really sure, I can pop my thumb bone out of its socket, not really sure if this is a talent or not

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

I was Harry Potter one year even though I hated reading and had never read a single Harry Potter book

What I would tell my freshman self today

Let loose, work hard but don’t forget to enjoy high school

Favorite holiday

Christmas

Favorite TV show

The Flash

Favorite season

Summer

Favorite recording artist

Khalid

Favorite Food

Chick-Fil-A

Favorite Beverage

Apple Juice

Favorite class in school

Science and Math

Favorite quote

It’s not over until it’s over

Favorite movie

Not sure, I like action and horror movies a lot

OLIVIA MARTINSON

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Show choir, choir

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

Shocked, happy

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Show choir competitions

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

Major in elementary education at the University of Iowa

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Funny, outgoing, optimistic

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

Teaching kindergarten

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

How much I procrastinate

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

Spinning a basketball on my finger

What I would tell my freshman self today

To enjoy every moment because high school goes by faster than you think

Favorite holiday

Christmas

Favorite TV show

Gossip girl

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Billie Eilish

Favorite Food

Pizza

Favorite Beverage

Strawberry refresher from Starbucks

Favorite class in school

English

Favorite movie

Adrift

ISHA KALIA

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

FBLA, Swim Team, Color Guard, Key Club, NHS, LMTV

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

I was so excited! I think all the candidates this year are awesome people and I’m honored to be on court with them.

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Dance Marathon is always super fun and raised a lot of money for a good cause!

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

I plan to attend a four-year university to pursue a major in business

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Sociable, Over the top, Persistent

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

I would choose to live in the roaring 20’s because of the amazing culture and energy at the time

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Having a girls night either at home or out at a restaurant/concert.

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

In a successful career with a happy family.

What I would tell my freshman self today

Don’t worry about fitting in with what others do. Do what you’re passionate about and you will stand out in awesome ways.

Favorite holiday

Earth Day

Favorite season

Summer

Favorite recording artist

Favorite Food

Sushi

Favorite Beverage

Iced Coffee

Favorite class in school

Math

MADDIE DeJONG

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Show choir, LMTV, Student Council, SODA, TRY, Lean on Me, NHS, Student Advisory Council, Contest Speech

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

SO PUMPED

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Competing in show choir with my best friends

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

I plan to attend the University of Iowa and major in elementary education

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Loud, passionate, goofy

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

70’s… disco duh

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Going to a music concert of any sort

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

An elementary school principal

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

Be more organized

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I can fake sneeze weirdly well

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

My 4th grade gym teacher

What I would tell my freshman self today

Don’t sweat the small stuff

Favorite holiday

Thanksgiving

Favorite TV show

The Office

Favorite season

Fall

Favorite recording artist

Coldplay

Favorite Food

Grapefruit

Favorite Beverage

Strawberry Refresher from Starbucks

Favorite class in school

English

Favorite quote

The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.

Favorite movie

Finding Nemo

 MARCUS ORR

What activities are you involved in at Linn-Mar?

Football, Baseball, Basketball, SODA, TRY, Lean on Me

How did you feel when you heard that you were nominated to the court?

Honored to be selected by my peers

What is your favorite memory that you experienced at Linn-Mar?

Playing football under the lights on Friday nights

What do you plan to do upon graduation? For example, college, work force, military, etc. Please indicate college and anticipated major if known.

Study Fire Science

What three word would you use to describe yourself?

Athletic, Nice, Caring

If you could live in any other decade, which would you choose and why?

1980’s, because America was poppin

A perfect evening for me would look like this…

Hangin out with my friends

Twenty years from now I hope to be…

Employed and be raising a family

If I could change one thing about myself, it would be…

My dancing ability

One unusual or interesting hobby or talent I have would be…

I like to golf

My favorite past Halloween costume was …

Football Player

What I would tell my freshman self today

Don’t take a single day for granted because it goes fast.

Favorite holiday

Christmas

Favorite TV show

Chicago Fire

Favorite season

Winter

Favorite recording artist

Eric Church

Favorite Food

Doughnuts

Favorite Beverage

Orange juice

Favorite class in school

Math

Favorite quote

The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Favorite movie

Happy Gilmore