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Centura’s Biggest Fan, Verne Hickok, Surprised with a Birthday Party Tailgate

Verne Hickok expresses his gratitude for everyone who helped make his 85th birthday party on September 1st so amazing!

Verne shared that his family worked so hard to throw the surprise tailgate, complete with hot dogs, chips, and even homemade cupcakes.  “Thank you to Donn, Vikki, Emily, Cody, Jacob, Paige, and Maddy.  What makes it even more special was that my son David from Twin Falls, Idaho, and my friends Loni and Kerry Fox from Lincoln were able to make the trip to celebrate with me!”

Verne was greeted by the volleyball team, who, in addition to a spirited rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’, presented him with a ‘Verne’s Vintage Volleyball, which was autographed by the girls.

Verne extends his gratitude and thanks to the volleyball team and congratulates them on an awesome season.  He also thanks the cheer team for making him a handmade card.  Also,  the football team for singing him happy birthday and invited him to break down the huddle.

The highlight of the night was when the band director, Logan Gregory, directed the band members to serenade him with their version of ‘Happy Birthday’.  Verne exclaimed that, “It was not a bad way to start off my 85th birthday!”

Verne is grateful to the Centura Community for the wonderful show of support!  He was humbled and is ready to cheer on the Centura students in all the upcoming activities.  Finally he said, “I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy, and safe 2018.

Centura and South Central Unified in a Team Race for Being Named Southern Valley Wrestling Invite Champions

Centura wrestlers wrestled at the Southern Valley invite on Friday.   Centura was in second place for most of the day and then in the fifth round took over the lead spot.  However,  just before going into finals they were overtaken once again by South Central Unified.  It turned out to be a pretty exciting […] Continue reading →

Centura Students to Participate in UNK Honor Choir Ensembles!

Congratulations to Diana Ramirez, Molly Nitsch, Madison Hickok, Grace McDonald, Kiana Schuster, and Colten Seevers for making it into the UNK honor choir ensembles! Over 1,000 students from across the state auditioned to participate in this honor choir program. We are very proud that every student from Centura who auditioned made it in to one […] Continue reading →