Senior swimmers honored during Senior Night

Sarah Johnson is honored on Senior Night.

Sarah Johnson is honored on Senior Night.

Kelsey Hendricks, Reporter

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The Pattonville swimming and diving team celebrated 15 senior members during a swim meet against Mehlville on Thursday, Jan. 24. The Pirates also celebrated a victory against the Mustangs.

The ceremony took place during the meet and all of the graduating athletes walked with their family members underneath a tunnel formed by the underclassmen teammates holding kickboards.

Elmira Aladinova was one of the seniors honored.

“What I will miss the most is how all the girls treated each other like family and messed around in the pool.”

Foreign exchange students Marlene Beck and Leila Michaca enjoyed their year on the team.

“I definitely will miss the people here,” Beck said. “They are so amazing.”

Michaca added that she will also miss being around the girls when the season is over.

The senior members of the swim team included Danielle Eckhardt, Kya Davis, Allie Fairbanks, Lucy Bodde, Sarah Johnson, Marlene Beck, Leila Michaca, Elmira Aladinova, Bridget Dermody, Lucy Harder, Bridget, Kylee Hughes, Roma Khurana, Karlisa McGhee, and Charlee Sharp.