East Carter High School will be playing in the 74th Annual Recreation Bowl this Saturday, against the Montgomery County Indians in Mr. Sterling, and two East Carter girls are in the running for Recreation Bowl Queen.
Karsen Prichard and Maci Moore are representing East for the queen’s court at the game, the oldest running bowl game in Kentucky high school football.
Prichard, 17, is a senior, the daughter of Chris and Mandy Prichard, who plays on the East Carter Raider Softball Team and participates in Unified and Beta Clubs. She was on the 2021 Kentucky State All Star Softball Team, 2021 16th Region All Tournament Softball Team, and a distinguished scholar. Her volunteer work includes working at local soup kitchens and food pantries, and after graduation she plans to pursue a career in the medical field.
She said she was glad to represent East Carter, and felt she was chosen by her peers because she “love(s) being involved with our school and allthe fun that comes along with being a Raider.”
Moore, also 17 and also a senior, is the daughter of Zack and Kelley Moore. She plays on the East Carter Raider Soccer and Basketball teams, and participates in Beta Club, FBLA, and TSA. She has been recognized as a Distinguished Scholar, All Honors, National Honor Society, and Ultimate Teammate for three consecutive years. She was also a member of the First All Region Team for soccer in 2019. Her volunteer work includes food pantry and soup kitchen hours, refereeing youth soccer games in her community, helping run youth basketball camps, and running “the blitz for my school to welcome upcoming freshmen.” After graduation she plans to “attend ACTC for two years, then continue my academics at Marshall University to pursue a career in biomedical engineering.”
Moore said she believe she was chosen to represent her school because she, “show(s) good leadership and school spirit that our team understand and respects