One Schweizer is making a perplexing exit, bidding her farewell as a senior at the beginning stages of a blossoming Nickerson program. The journey has been long-lasting for Allie Schweizer, but the fruit of a bittersweet ending is starting to bear itself.

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Nickerson girls basketball coach Brittany Hines has the best of both worlds with coaching basketball and teaching music.

The Hometown

Population: 1,041 (2012-13)
High school enrollment: 312
District: USD 309 encompasses Nickerson and South Hutchinson, comprised of predominantly rural areas.
Founded: 1872
Name: In honor of Thomas Nickerson (1810-1892), eighth president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, which built the depot as the town’s first structure.
In the movies: The site of filming in “Wait Until the Sun Shines, Nellie” (1952) and “Picnic” (1955)

Sources: U.S. Census, “History of the State of Kansas” by William G. Cutler, Kansas Historical Society, Kansas Department of Education.