Winter Royalty Elections

Aaron Schifman, Writer

The 2020 King and Queen of Courts candidates have been announced. Videos from each candidate were shown in the auditorium for each class. This year’s candidates represent a variety of Washburn Rural clubs and activities. 

This year’s boys candidates were Jacek Holroyd, Thomas Gong, Kort Mattison, Kael Markham, and Austin Rea. This year’s girl’s candidates were Riley Bagshaw, Raegan Hardesty, Samantha Houser, Sharon Ngibuini, Trinity Dilliehunt, and Autumn Eaton.

The announcement of the winners was at the basketball game on Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Ballots were collected through email. Winter Royalty winners this year were Thomas Gong and Raegan Hardesty. 2019 winners Gouri Kallanagowder and Loren Lobatos-Dick were present at the ceremony. They handed off the crown and tiara to winners Gong and Hardesty.

Both the boys and girls basketball teams won their varsity games against Topeka High.