LPHS crowns Homecoming king, queen


LaPorte seniors Mark Franklin and Sophie Sorg were named LPHS Homecoming King and Queen on October 2nd.

Franklin was the nominee for Business Professionals of America and was extremely grateful that his fellow classmates voted him king. Franklin, has been a manager for the boys’ basketball team as well as participating in track. Outside of school, he mostly spends time working.

“All I have to say is thank you for the votes. I got a lot of fans out there,” Franklin said. 

Sorg was nominated through the National Honor Society and was honored to have her peers choose her to run for queen. Sorg is involved both in and out of school. She is a part of Girls Reserve, National Honor Society, and LaPorte Softball. Outside of school, she works at Thode Floral and recently has been spending time planning the upcoming 7th Annual Sorg Wiffle Tournament. 

“I was so happy and thankful that we were even allowed to host a homecoming with COVID, and I enjoyed being part of the Homecoming Court,” Sorg said.

First runner up for king was Alex Kring, who was nominated through Slicer Newsroom, and first runner up for queen was Emily Conrad, who was nominated through Dance.

Second Runner up for king was Alex Ake, who was nominated for both Interact Club and Spell Bowl. Second Runner up for queen was Melissa Osornio, who was nominated through the Student Council.

Even through the cold and rain, LPHS students were able to enjoy the Homecoming tradition, even if it had a COVID twist.

Congratulations, Mark and Sophie.

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