Homecoming Court Bios

Nate ArmandoNathan Armando

Nathan is a part of the Volleyball team, Peer Mediation, CAP, Digital Democracy, NHS, and Senior Class Council. His favorite teacher is Ms. Pint, and he wants to become a biomechanical engineer when he grows up. His idea of a perfect date is a romantic candlelit walk down the aisle of Wal-Mart. If he had three wishes he would wish for good fortune, to be able to fly, and for his family to be healthy. His favorite hero is Spider-Man and if he could travel in time he would go back to the 1980’s. His favorite food is a cannoli and his favorite movie is The Smurfs. A fun fact about Nathan is that he has broken his skull twice.
Michael EinigMichael Einig

Michael is the co-president of NHS, captain of the drumline, is on the speech team, is a part of Schaumburg Police Peer Jury, the Schaumburg Youth Orchestra, Eagle Scouts, and German Club. His favorite teacher is Mr. Kurfess because they have the same birthday. When he grows up, he wants to become a creative leader in the movie industry. His idea of a perfect date is any Marvel movie and a dinner afterwards. If he had three wishes he would wish for tolerance, compassion, and peace. His favorite superhero is Batman because he’s the most human superhero. If he could time travel it would be to the future because he likes surprises. His favorite food is popcorn and his favorite movie is The Dark Knight because “What doesn’t kill you simply makes you stronger.” A fun fact about Michael is that he wears glasses.

Matt Fauth


Matt is a senior on the baseball and basketball team and his favorite teachers are Mr. Kurfess and Mrs. Beard. When he grows up he wants to become either a police officer or a baseball player. His idea of a perfect date is going to a Cubs game. If he had three wishes he would wish to play division one baseball in college, for the Cubs to win the World Series, and to play in the MLB. His favorite superhero is Batman, and if he could time travel it would be back to the 80’s. His favorite food is steak and his favorite movie is The Benchwarmers. A fun fact about Matt is that he loves the Chicago Cubs.
Michael Lampert

Michael is on the football and baseball team and is a part of NHS. His favorite teachers are Mrs. Castans and Mr. Moravek. When he grows up he wants to be the best that ever was. His perfect date is hanging out and watching Shark Week. If he had three wishes it would be to bring back the XXL Cookie, for the apple bottom jeans and boots with the fur to come back into stylMichael Lamperte, and for his family to live closer. His favorite superhero is Emmet from The Lego Movie. If he could time travel anywhere it would be back to the 80’s and the 90’s because MC Hammer is his style. His favorite food is Lunchables turkey and American and his favorite movie is The Lego Movie. A fun fact about him is that he is 84-3 against Michael Mazurek all time in NHL.

 

Keshav Patel

Keshav Patel

Keshav is a part of Senior Class Council, NHS, and he plans on doing basketball, and volleyball. His favorite teachers are Mr. Drenth, Mrs. Tumbarello, and Mr. Stewart. When he grows up he wants to become a patent lawyer. His idea of a perfect date is making his date happy. If he had three wishes he would wish for endless amounts of money to donate to charities and build houses for the poor, for his parents to not have to work and spend the rest of their lives traveling, and that he will be accomplished in life. His favorite superhero is Batman and his favorite restaurant is Stir Crazy. His favorite movie is Coach Carter and a fun fact about Keshav is that he loves life.
John Raimondo

John is a senior and has been in gymnastics for three years, is currently in NHS, Senior Class Council, and Outdoor AJohn Raimondodventure Club. His favorite teacher is Mr. Kurfess because he is the “bomb diggity.” When he grows up he hopes to either be a computer engineer or a math teacher. He says that any date would be a perfect date as long as it’s with his girlfriend, Elisa Mae Ambrose. If he had three wishes he would wish to be a prince, to be saved from drowning, and for the Genie’s freedom, like Aladdin. His favorite superhero is Batman because he’s awesome and could beat anyone in a fight. If he could time travel anywhere he would travel to 2620 B.C. because he’s very interested in how they built the pyramids and he would like to see it up close and personal. His other choice would be to the 1400’s to meet Leonardo da Vinci because he is one of the most important and amazing people. His favorite food is steak and any kind of potato. He says that some of his, many, favorite movies are Braveheart, The Godfather, and Life Is Beautiful. A fun fact about John is that he can juggle.

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Stefan Zivkovic

Stefan is a Cougarette, and his favorite teacher is Mr. Gross because he never gave up on him or anyone that didn’t understStefan Zivkovicand something. When he grows up he wants to become a gym teacher or a personal trainer because he’s always looked up to them. His idea of a perfect date is anywhere as long as it’s with his girlfriend, Natalia. If he had three wishes it would be to live forever, have unlimited food, and a good amount of money. His favorite superhero is Superman because he’s always admired him growing up and has always wanted to be just like him. If he could time travel it would be back to the 70’s because everyone seemed more happy. His favorite food is crab because it has an unique taste and his favorite movie is The Fault In Our Stars because it was the first book he read before the movie that he really enjoyed. A fun fact about Stefan is that he likes to dress preppy whenever he can. 

Claudia de Bruyn

Claudia is the president of Student Council, and she’s also in science Olympiad and math team. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Ligmanowski because she is very caring and wise. She says that she has not only led her to a good AP score,but has taught her DSC_0536some life skills she currently implements on Student Council. She says she’ll always remember their hour long talks. When she grows up she wishes to become a doctor or a teacher as long as she’s helping others out. Her idea of a perfect date is watching Game of Thrones with her boyfriend Waseem. If she had a wish it would be having an ability to explore the universe and find other planets with life. Her favorite superhero is Lucius Best a.k.a. Frozone because the scene when he asks his wife where his super suit is never ceases to make her laugh. If she could time travel it would be back 1,000 years into the future because she’s curious to see what direction technology will take mankind, and she also wants to know if there is life outside of earth. Her favorite food is chicken curry and naan because she’s half Indian, and her mom is the best cook in the world. Her favorite movie is Pride and Prejudice and a fun fact about Claudia is that she’s half Indian and half Dutch, and that she likes to have Starbucks while she’s studying.

Jessica Dailey

Jessica is a part of NHS and all things band. She also volunteers at her church’s care center and a local rehab center. Her favorite Jessica Dailyteacher is Mrs. Hess and, when she grows up she wants to become an occupational therapist. She says that her idea of a perfect date involves someone that can make her laugh until her cheeks hurt. If she had three wishes it would be for a free trip to travel the world, to have a lake house, and a lifetime supply of frozen yogurt. Her favorite superhero is Spider-Man, and if she could time travel, she would go back 2,000 years to the first century. Her favorite food is Chicken Pad Thai from Yu’s. One of her favorite movies is Uncle Buck, which she strongly recommends. A fun fact about Jessica is that she’s been to nine countries outside of the U.S.

 

Daria Derda

Daria is a part of Thespian, the Tri-M Board, theatre, drama, and musical. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Jonen because it was a fun Daria Derdaclass, and they were able to get away with a lot of things. When she grows up she wants to become a software engineer and minor in theatre. Her idea of a perfect date is where the guy shows up with pizza and food, and leaves so she can watch movies on her own. If she had three wishes she would wish for the Chanel collection, to become Beyoncé, and to be able to rap as well as Jay-Z. Her favorite superhero is the Black Widow because she is tough. If she could time travel it would be to the 60’s because the music was “on point.” Her favorite food is pizza and her favorite movie is Inception because the camera work is intense and, well, Leonardo DiCaprio. A fun fact about Daria is that she was platinum blonde when she was born.
Clare Donohue

Clare is the captain of the Orchesis team and will play Lacrosse in spring. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Braglia, and she wants to become a famous movie star when she grows up. Her idea of a perfect date is eating quesadillas in a candlelit dinner with Justin Timberlake. If she had three wishes she would wish for the ability to fly, an unlimited amount of Olive Garden breadsticks, and for three more wishes. Her favorite superhero is Batman and if she could time travel it would be 1000 years into the future. Her favorite food is Raisin Bran and her favorite movies are the Harry Potter series. A fun fact about Clare is that she can rock “Jesus Sandals.”

Fatime Elrgdawy

Fatime is a part of NHS, SCC, Conant Crier, and Lacrosse. Her favorite teacher is Ms. Gaza. When she grows up she wants to be a race car driver. A fun fact about Fatime is that she eats or inhales just about anything, and that she got pulled over three times in the span of a month and she says that it was the start of her downwards spiral into crime.

Katie Lomas

Katie is currently involved in volleyball, basketball, soccer, Senior Class Council, and NHS. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Gillette Katie Lomasbecause he wears ties straight from Italy. When she grows up she wants to become a soccer mom because, who wouldn’t want to drive around a minivan full of smelly kids? Her idea of a perfect date is watching the sunset with Peeta Mellark. If she had three wishes she would wish for endless food, no homework, and for more wishes. Her favorite superhero is Wonder Woman, obviously. If she could time travel it would be back to the 20’s to party with Jay Gatsby. Her favorite food is the chopped salad from Portillo’s because it’s delicious and she can pretend its healthy since it is a “salad.” Her favorite movie is The Hunger Games and a fun fact about Katie is that she’s cliff dived before.

 

Emily Tokarz

Emily is a part of SADD Club, Art Club, and the musical. Her favorite teacher is Mr. Koll and she wants to go into psychology whenEmily Tokarz she grows up because she wants to help people as much as she can. Her idea of the perfect date is a long walk talking about things they like. If she had three wishes she would wish for college to be free, to never have to wait in line, and to never have to pay for pizza. Her favorite superheros are The Incredibles. If she could time travel she would go back to the roaring 20’s. Her favorite food is sushi and her favorite movie is Cinderella Man. A fun fact about Emily is that she’s a triplet.
Jimmy Brady

Jimmy Brady is a baseball player. He doesn’t have a favorite teacher because all teachers rock, and heJimmy Brady wants to be a professional baseball player when he’s older. His favorite superhero is The Flash, and Jim chooses Beyoncé over Rihanna. He would travel to the 1400s to be a knight and loves Chinese food. Jimmy’s favorite movie is Moneyball.
Jack Lunkes

Jack plays football at Conant. His life goal includes becoming a Wiggle from The Wiggles, and if he had three wishes, he would choose to end world hunger, ban the government school lunches, and declare world peace. Jack’s idea of a perfect date includes going to a rave with his girlfriend, Tracey Taeffe. If given the opportunity, Jack would travel to the 1970’s to disco all night long. His favorite movie is Anchorman 2 and his favorite food are the White Castle Sliders.
Matt Mills

Matt Mills is a part of football, baseball, and Student Council. He likes all of his teachers and wants to Matt Millsbe an engineer with sustainable technologies in the future. His idea of a perfect date includes going to Costco and buying tons of pizza from the food court. If Matt had three wishes, he’d wish for the ability to fall asleep on command, to be able to tune out people when desired, and to have unlimited wishes. Matt would time travel to the age of dinosaurs and enjoys eating whatever is in his arms reach.

Mihir Patel

Mihir is a swimmer and plays water polo. His favorite teacher is Mr. Mihir PatelKurfess and he’s unsure about his future career choice. If Mihir had three wishes, he would wish for a photographic memory, a free lifetime supply of Chipotle, and to develop an Australian accent. His favorite superhero is Batman and his favorite food is lasagna. If he could time travel, he would go to the 1960’s and 1970’s and he would choose Beyoncé over Rihanna any day.

 

Kylie Cosentino

Kylie partakes in varsity and travel soccer, and varsity cheerleading. Her favorite teacher is Ms. Gaza, and Kylie wants to be a Kylie Kosentinoteacher in the future. Her idea of a perfect date is stargazing in the bed of a pickup truck with her boyfriend Henry. If she had 3 wishes, she would hope to fly, to make college level cheerleading teams, and to have great school years. Her favorite food is chicken tenders, and her favorite movie is Burlesque. If she could time travel, Kylie would choose to go to the 1950s so that she could dress like the people from the movie Grease!

Allison Gade

Allie is a member of cross country, track and field, peer mediation, CAP, and JCC. Her idea of a perfect dateAllie Gade is spending time with someone she cares about, while watching Netflix and eating chocolate. If she had 3 wishes, she’d wish for another cat, the ability to take her mom to Hawaii, and to have unlimited wishes. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Modelski, and Allie wants to be a pediatrician or oncologist when she’s older. Allie loves to eat chocolate and her favorite movie is The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

 

Hannah Lullo

Hannah participates in the musical, dance, and voice lessons. Her favoriteHannah Lullo teacher is Mr. Koll, and her perfect date involves going to the city. She aspires to be in Broadway in New York when she’s older, and her favorite superhero is Wonder Woman. Hannah loves salmon, and wants to go to Italy because it’s absolutely gorgeous and her family is from there. She also wishes she could stop animal cruelty, and have unlimited shopping money.

 

Rachel Raymer

Rachel is a part of JCC, peer mediation, CAP, and varsity soccer, and hopes to join more extracurricular activities! She wants to be aRachel Raymer psychologist when she’s older, and her perfect date would include eating food in a tropical location. Rachel wishes she could be a kid again, travel anywhere she wants, and qualify to make Nick Errera’s fantasy football team. Her favorite food is steak, and her favorite movie is Kicking and Screaming. If given the opportunity, Rachel would time travel to the 1960s to see The Beatles.

 

Morgan Wessel

Morgan is a member of Student Council, soccer, the musical, and Peer Mediation. She imagines herMorgan Wessel perfect date as roasting marshmallows over a volcano with someone special. She has so many wishes that she can’t just pick three! She loves all of her teachers and is interested in pursuing a career related to computer science, although she changes her mind almost everyday! Her favorite superhero is Captain Underpants and her favorite movie is Forrest Gump. If she could time travel, she’d go to the Stone Age so she could chill with the Flintstones.

 

Chris Digioia

Chris is a member of cross country, and is planning on joining basketball and track and field. His idea of a perfect date is spending Chris Digioaquality time with someone who’s kind, and makes the situation less awkward. He hopes to be successful in his lifetime, and also values performing good deeds. Chris’s favorite teacher is Mrs. Willis. Chris aspires to be a professional runner.

 

Michael Kasabian

Michael is on the football team and wrestling team at Conant. His idea of a perfect date includes Michael Kasabianwalking along the beach in a foreign location and getting lost in the sunset. If he had three wishes, Michael would ask for world peace, an end to world hunger, and to find true love. Michael believes that Beyoncé is for sure the queen, and hopes to be a man with a stable income and a loving family in the future. He likes all foods, and his favorite movies are the High School Musical Series. His favorite superhero is Iron Man because he’s filthy rich!

 

Brian Modelski

Brian plays football, basketball, and runs track and field. He wishes he Brian Modelskicould fly, be 6 foot, and grow a flow. His idea of a perfect date is going to a fancy dinner, mini golf, and a movie. He believes Beyoncé is a goddess and wants to be a history teacher when he’s older. His favorite teacher is Mr. Malloy, and his favorite movie is Forrest Gump. Brian would like to travel back to 1908, when the Cubs played well. He also loves spaghetti.

 

Kevin Sindewald

Kevin plays soccer and baseball. His idea of a perfect date is going downtown with his girlfriend, Cassidy. Kevin SindewaldKevin wants to travel the world, have a passion for his profession, and wishes that he could attend any college of his choice. His favorite teacher is Mr. Hauser, and if Kevin could time travel, he would go to the Cenozoic era. Kevin’s career choice includes becoming a doctor, and his favorite food is Buffalo Wild Wings. Kevin’s favorite superhero is Batman and his favorite movie is Kicking and Screaming.

Daniel Wozniak

Daniel plays football at Conant. His idea of a perfect date includes going Danny Wozniaksomewhere unique with someone he’s head over heels for. If Danny had three wishes, he’d ask for an unlimited supply of money, a cure for all sickness and disease, and an end to world hunger. Danny thinks that Beyoncé trumps Rihanna, all the way, and wants to be just like James Bond when he’s older. Danny’s favorite teacher is Mr. Spizzirri, and if he could time travel, he’d go to the 1920’s. His favorite superhero is Batman.

 

Amanda Betts

Amanda participates in varsity Poms, varsity Orchesis, figure skating, dance classes at Cimino DanceAmanda Betz Studio, 5K runs, and performs volunteer work at Second City Canine Rescue. Her idea of a perfect date is anywhere with Austin Mahone, and some of her wishes include owning her own dance studio, a meet and skate with Olympic figure skaters, and to go on tour with Austin Mahone. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Beard, and she wants to be a physical therapist when she grows up. Her favorite superhero is Captain America.

 

Heather Fiorio

Heather is involved in varsity Charelles and soccer. Her idea of a perfect date is cuddling and watching Theheatherfiorio Walking Dead. She wants to be famous, meet Eminem, and live in California. She chooses Beyoncé over Rihanna, and Ms. Doan and Ms. Galla are her favorite teachers. She loves Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and would time travel to the 1920’s. She wants to be a history teacher when she grows up.

 

Samantha Jacobsen

Samantha is involved in volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, Sophomore Class Council, and Student Council. She wants to cure diseases, Sam Jacobsensuch as diabetes, and travel the world. Her idea of a perfect date is going to a Blackhawks game! She would travel to the near future if she could, and her favorite foods are yogurt and pasta. Her favorite movies are Les Misérables and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. She admits to being a little biased, but her favorite teachers include Mr. Jacobsen and Mr. Moravek. Sam aspires to be a travel journalist or work in the Medical Field.

 

Paige Knoll

Paige is involved in soccer, the musical, and Student Council. She would love to go on a date where she’s alwaysPaige Knoll laughing. Her wishes include curing diseases, being able to fly, and living in Europe. She loves Beyoncé, and her favorite teacher is Mr. Koll. If she could, she would travel to the 1960’s, and her favorite food is watermelon. Paige loves Iron Man, and is considering becoming a choir teacher. Her goal for life is to be happy.

 

Cassidy Murphy

Cassidy is in soccer and dance, and her idea of a perfect date is going downtown with her Cassidy Murphyboyfriend Kevin. She wants to get straight A’s, go out of state for college, and eventually have three kids! Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Modelski, and she would travel to the 1960’s if she could. Her favorite food is her mom’s mac and cheese, and she wants to become a nurse in the future. Her favorite superhero is Superman.

 

Thomas Biernat

Thomas is currently involved in Soccer and BPA and says his favoriteThomas Biernat teacher is Mr. Hauser. He would like to become a veterinarian or a doctor when he grows up and his idea of a perfect date is watching a sunset over a lake or an ocean with that special someone. If he had three wishes he would wish for a world without animal cruelty, a cure for cancer, and for the Jacksonville Jaguars to win the Super Bowl XLVIII. His favorite superhero is Captain America and if he could time travel anywhere it would be to the 90’s because Nickelodeon had the best shows back then. His favorite food is a hamburger and his favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan. A fun fact about Thomas is that he loves to travel.

 

Joey Kawalek

Joey is currently involved in football and his favorite teacher is Ms. Mazzuca. He hopes to work at a job that he enjoys rather thanJoey Kawalek one that pays more but is of no interest to him. His idea of a perfect date is going to a ball game. If he had three wishes he would wish for fame, fortune, and the best for his family. His favorite superhero is Captain America and he doesn’t like Beyoncé or Rihanna. If Joey could time travel anywhere it would be to the World War II era.

 

Ryan Kelly

Ryan currently plays football and plans on playing lacrosse as well. His favorite teacher is Mr. Ryan KellyRobinson because he’s a young and cool guy. When he grows up he wants to be a material engineer and his idea of a perfect date is anywhere with his girlfriend Izzy. If he had three wishes he would wish for more wishes, Lunar Stefan Janoski skate shoes, and a goatee. His favorite superhero is Superman because he’s cool enough to wear his underpants on the outside. If he could time travel he would go back to when Doc and Marty Mcfly traveled through time. His favorite food is S’mores Pop Tarts and his favorite movie is The Breakfast Club. A fun fact about Ryan is that he fell down a mountain in Ireland.

 

Matt Majer

Matt is on the football team and his favorite teacher is Mr. Spizzirri. When he Matt Majergrows up he wants to become president. His idea of a perfect date is a dinner at Olive Garden. If he had three wishes it would be to go to Oregon College, make a rap with 2 Chainz, and be Vine famous. His favorite superhero is Batman. His favorite food is tacos and his favorite movie is The Benchwarmers. A fun fact about Matt is that he pinned Jack Rieger in a wrestling match.

 

Brandon Polonsky

Brandon is a freshman and is on the football team. His favorite teacher is Mr. Hauser and he would like to be a sports columnist Brandon Polonskywhile playing college basketball. His idea of a perfect date is going somewhere warm where he can lay down and relax by a pool. If he had three wishes he would ask to become a college sports athlete, to have more money, and more shoes. His favorite superhero is Batman and he prefers Beyoncé over Rihanna. If he could time travel to any era, it would be the classical period, to meet Mozart. He likes the iPhone better than the android and his favorite food is either ribs or steak. His favorite movie is Draft Day and a fun fact about him is that he plays three sports.

 

Taylor Cyr

Taylor is a part of travel soccer and her favorite teacher is Mrs. Willis. When she grows up she wantsTaylor Cyr to become a doctor because she loves to help people. Her idea of a perfect date is a nice dinner downtown and then a Bears game. If she had three wishes she would wish for unlimited money, world peace, and the ability to fly. Her favorite superhero is Superman because he has the best costume. If she could time travel it would be 3000 years into the future to see if there are flying cars. Her favorite food are the tacos from Chipotle and her favorite movie is Ride Along because she loves Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. A fun fact about Taylor is that she likes to cook.

 

Amanda Klingsporn

Amanda is on the volleyball team and if she had three wishes it would be to Amanda Klingspornbecome Paige Knoll, to be able to fly, and for more wishes. Her favorite superhero is Captain America and her favorite place to get food is at Chipotle. Amanda’s favorite movie is Toy Story.

 

Kylie Melbourn

Kylie is a freshman that’s on the varsity cheerleading team and her favorite teachers are Mr. Hauser and Mrs. Modelski. She wants Kylie Melbournto become a math teacher when she grows up and her idea of a perfect date would be at Disney World. If she had three wishes she would wish for everyone to be happy, for her family to always be healthy, and to become a better singer. Her favorite superhero is Spider-Man. If she could go back to any era it would be to the 1960’s. Her favorite food is Portillo’s and some of her favorite movies are 21 Jump Street, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Stand By Me. A fun fact about Kylie is that she is obsessed with earrings.

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Amy Rodriquez

Amy is currently on the math team, chess team, and the volleyball team. Her favorite teacher is Mrs. Willis and when she grows upAmy Rodriquez she wants to be either an engineer or an actress. Her idea of a perfect date is at the library where they can go out for ice cream in the middle of winter. If she had three wishes it would be to get straight A’s without really trying, to be able to speak to animals, and to be able to eat as much as she wants without any negative side effects. Her favorite superhero is Captain America and if she could time travel it would be to the renaissance era. Her favorite food is popcorn and her favorite movies are Captain America: The Winter Soldier and What If. A fun fact about Amy is that she was a runner up in this year’s Schaumburg Idol and that she was Peter Pan in Peter Pan Jr.

 

Mikayla Ruzanski

Mikayla is a cheerleader and she says that if she had three wishes it would be to become Courtney Mikayala RuzanskiJohnson, for world peace, and for more wishes. Her favorite superhero is Superman and if she could travel to any era it would be the 50’s. Her favorite food is Chipotle and her favorite movies are She’s the Man and Lilo & Stitch.

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