POMEROY — Meigs High School graduate Kerri Van Reeth, now an Ohio University senior, is on the 2012 Bobcat Court and will be on a float in Saturday’s homecoming parade through downtown Athens at 10 a.m.
The parade will carry the musical theme of “Better than the Best Ever.” Homecoming festivities will then move to Peden Stadium where candidate selection announcements will take place prior to the Ohio vs. Akron game which begins at 2 p.m.
VanReeth, daughter of Gloria VanReeth and John Van Reeth, is a senior majoring in communications studies with a focus on health communication. She is minoring in retail fashion and product development. Because of her love for the fine arts, she has added a related area in theatre and dance performance.
She is a third year resident assistant on East Green and was awarded the 2010 R.A. Rookie Award of the Year during her first year on the job. She is a peer mentor for Ohio University Learning Communities, facilitating discussions in and outside the class time.
Van Reeth, a third generation Bobcat, is a member of Sigma Alpha Lamba National Fraternity, Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honorary, and was recently inducted into the Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society. She has been a member of the Women’s Chorale for three years.