Ste. Genevieve Goes Tropical For Prom With Luau Theme

Ste. Genevieve High School’s 2019 luau prom included a limbo contest, hula lessons, sculptured ice palm trees and a dreamy waterfall as part of a tropical getaway.

Luau 2019 was organized by Class of 2020 and their sponsors, Dr. Tracey Eatherton and Dr. Michael Ruch.

Hula lessons were provided by Tropical Fire Hula Dancers. Music was provided by Michael Ruch. The master of ceremonies was Broc Kreitler.

Flower arrangements were provided by Connie’s Buy the Bunch. The fabulous food creations were courtesy of Marie Bethel, Jocelyn Flentge and Geneva Crump, a few of Eatheton’s students.

Rozier’s Country Mart provided construction materials for the decorations. Students and staff recognized junior Gabe Bova for helping clean up after the event.

Jesse Pinkley and Julia Koetting were crowned the 2019 prom king and queen.

The limbo champions of the night were Jennifer Humbolt and Jesse Pinkley.

The 2019 prom court candidates were: Rylee Huck, daughter of Todd Huck and Angela Smith, escorted by Sam Stolzer, son of Gary and Andrea Stolzer; Shawna Wertman, daughter of Robert and Lisa Wertman, escorted by Clayton Huck, son of Daniel and Heather Huck; Rachael Bauman, daughter of Greg and Rita Bauman, escorted by Jesse Pinkley, son of Steve and Linda Pinkley; Jenna Brown, daughter of Janice and Nicholas Nazzoli, escorted by Sam Fischer, son of Bob and Carla Fischer; Abigail Bates, daughter of Renee Naeger and Isaac Bates, escorted by Chase Koller, son of Jim and Heather Koller; and Julia Koetting, daughter of Joseph and Jennifer Koetting, escorted by Noah Ogden, son of Billy and Amber Ogden.

(Information in a news release from the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District)

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