The Coshocton County Beacon April 3, 2019 - Page 21
Meet Coach Dunfee
By Kellie Bilyeu
COSHOCTON - Kyle
Dunfee has been the
head basketball coach
at Coshocton Christian
School for six years.
Dunfee went to River
View High School as
well as Coshocton
County Career Center.
He sought further
education at Central
Ohio Technical College,
and has earned his
applied science degree.
Dunfee is now a construction worker for Cross
Improvements as well as the Pastor at New
Beginnings Ministry in Warsaw.
Dunfee’s goals for the basketball team this season
were for them to grow individually as well as
collectively as a team.
Dunfee was most looking forward to watching
the younger players grow and develop their skills
and watching the seniors enjoy their last year with
Before every game the team prayed for their
protection as well as protection for the other team
while they play, and to bring honor to God on and
off the court.
Meet Coach Hamilton
By Kellie Bilyeu
COSHOCTON - Kyle
Hamilton has been the
coach for over fi ve years.
high school at Ridge-
wood and played
basketball all four of his
years at that school. He
sought further educa-
tion at Malone College
in Canton. Th ere he
received his business
degree. Hamilton is currently the CEO of Home
Loan Savings Bank.
Hamilton’s goals for the team this season were
for them to work as a team and to be good team-
Hamilton was most looking forward to watching
the team enjoy the sport.
APRIL 3, 2019
voice of the students
more than $8,000 Carr reﬂ ects on National
Honor Society work
COSHOCTON - Coshocton Christian School students recent-
ly raised more than $8,000 for their school just by shooting
hoops at the school shoot-a-thon held recently.
Students were required to get sponsors to raise money.
Sponsors could give a designated amount of money, or
they could sponsor the student for each shot made. Each
student shot 100 shots at the foul shot line.
Th e school also had some very impressive basketball
shooters. Fisher Hamilton was the top shooter of preschool
with 91 shoots. Flint Hamilton and Zoey Covic were the top
shots in kindergarten and made 91 out of 100. First grader
Madison Jones made 74 shots overall, David Eberhard
from second and third grade made 85 shots, Wade Eber-
hard made 55 shots in fourth grade, Brody Stevens made
51 shots in the fi fth and sixth grade, and Tanner Hamilton
was the high scorer with 74 shots. Finally Colton Gress
representing the homeschoolers made 70 shots. COSHOCTON - “I enjoy the
feeling of knowing I did
something good and I
helped other people who
need it,” said Mackenzie
Carr, a member of Co-
shocton Christian School’s
branch of the National
Honor Society about com-
Carr has served the
community in several
diff erent ways around Co-
shocton. Some of the community service projects that
Carr has participated in include donating $100 to the
pregnancy distress center and learning how to knit to
make baby blankets for the distress center.
Carr is also the event and community service plan-
ner and ambassador of Skills USA at the Coshocton
County Career Center where she helps donate money
to diff erent programs and their needs.
Th is year, Carr also joined Coshocton Youth Lead-
ership where she learns how to serve the community
and to become a better leader.
She has been a member of the CCS chapter of the
National Honor Society for a year.
By Karah Bilyeu
Excited actors share
By Kate Uhlig
COSHOCTON - Coshocton Christian School’s spinning of
the play “Charlotte’s Web” is quickly approaching with the
date set at Friday, April 5. Th e play will be held at Coshoc-
ton Christian School in the sanctuary at 7 p.m.
Fourth grade student Amelia Huneycutt will be playing
the character the play is named for, Charlotte the spider.
She has liked acting “since I was a baby; I loved to put on
shows for my family,” said Huneycutt. She enjoys “acting
like someone else and feeling diff erent.”
Her favorite scene includes events in which Charlotte
says goodbye to Wilbur. When asked if she will continue
acting, she said, “I always wanted to be an actress when I
grow up, so yes, I would love to be in plays or even on T.V.
Fourth grader Clay Bilyeu will be playing the part of
Wilbur the pig in the upcoming play. Bilyeu has been
acting for a year and enjoys being with his friend, Owen
Riggs, while acting. Bilyeu says his favorite scene is when
Fourth grade student Owen Riggs has the opportunity
to be Templeton, a character known for fi nding words for
Charlotte in the play. Riggs wanted to play this part be-
cause he likes mice. When asked if he will continue to act
as he gets older, Riggs replied, “Yes, of course.”
Second grade student Brianna Riggs will be appearing as
Fern Arable. She began to savor acting when CCS pro-
duced a play last year. Her favorite scene is when she yells
at Avery Arable, her younger brother in the play.
By Hanna Doberstein
It’s time to enroll at CCS
By Karah Bilyeu
COSHOCTON - Coshocton Christian School is excited
to announce reenrollment.
Reenrollment started March 1 for current students
and April 1 for any new students at the school. Th e
process is very simple; a packet was sent home with
all the students for parents.
Beginning April1, the registration fee is $75.
For more information, contact the school at 740-
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