Senior Pomalinks tie bow on top of four years

On Feb. 13 before the Lincoln High girls varsity basketball game, the Pomalinks had their senior night, celebrating what they had done over their four years and seeing where they will be heading in the future.

The ceremony took place in the Johnson Gym before a matchup between Lincoln High and Papillion La Vista. The ceremony highlighted what the seniors had done in their time on the team. Pomalinks coach, Emily Martinez handed each senior a rose before they walked out and got recognized before the game.

“I couldn’t ask for a better group of seniors,” said Martinez.

Senior captain Evada Palmer reflected on her time as a Pomalink. “My most memorable moments would be girls state basketball freshman year and Festivus.”  

Seniors Katie Smith and Hailey Olberding both reminisced about the various times they performed as Pomalinks.

Martinez, who danced as a Pomalink when she attended LHS, said that she wanted to give her seniors a good experience. “I loved my time as a Pomalink and want them to enjoy it like I did.”

Olberding will remember her time as a Pomalink as “a positive experience [she] will keep for the rest of her life and being super memorable.”

Palmer and Smith both talked about “learning from the seniors like mentors then now being that same thing for the younger dancers.”

It has been self-evident that the seniors have enjoyed their time as a Pomalinks and they recommend anyone who would want to join to give it a shot.