DCHS Homecoming festivities start next week

Published 9:49 am Thursday, October 4, 2018

By Lynn Wisecarver

For the Enterprise

Davie County High School will celebrate its 63rd  Homecoming at War Eagle Stadium on Friday, Oct. 12.

Homecoming 2018 will begin on Monday, Oct. 8 with a host of events for the week culminating in the football matchup against West Forsyth High School beginning at 7:30 p.m.

On Sept. 4, the senior class nominated 11 young women from its class for homecoming queen.  In addition, 11 young men were nominated to vie for the title of homecoming king, a tradition in its second year.

School wide voting via QR code for king and queen and their courts will begin on Monday, Oct. 8 and end the following afternoon. During Friday’s pep rally, the king will be crowned and the nominees for queen will be introduced to the student body.

The following is a list of the nominees for Homecoming king:

• Jacob Campbell, son of Lee and Beth Campbell;

• Justin Chaffin, son of Wormie and Patricia Chaffin;

• Ryan Davis, son of Todd and Leigh Ann Davis;

• Braxton Folmar, son of David and Carol Folmar;

• Dallas Grubb, son of Ronald and Cynthia Grubb;

• Andrew Hilton, son of Dane and Laura Hilton;

• Peyton Hampton, son of Ryan and Lori Hampton;

• Mikhail Harris, son of John and Angela Harris;

• Hite Merrifield, son of Bill and Kissy Merrifield;

• Clay Summers, son of David and Amy Summers;

• Michael Walton, son of Mike and Diane Walton.

The following is a list of the nominees for homecoming queen and their escorts for halftime:

• Salem Cartner, daughter of David and Amy Cartner, will be escorted by her father.

• Hannah Earle, daughter of Trey and Jayme Earle, will be escorted by her father.

• Jaci Grachen, daughter of Joseph and Jennifer Grachen, will be escorted by her father.

• Emma Hicks, daughter of Bill and Dawn Hicks, will be escorted by her father.

• Abbe Hurt, daughter of Kit and Christina Hurt, will be escorted by her father.

• Maggie Junker, daughter of Clint and Katie Junker, will be escorted by her father.

• Desiree Lewis, daughter of Damian and Angela Lewis, will be escorted by her father.

• Morgan Lewis, daughter of Mary Parr, will be escorted by her uncle, Tommy Parr.

• McKenna Oakes, daughter of Glenn and Luwonna Oakes, will be escorted by her father.

• Emma Slabach, daughter of Gary and Nicole Slabach, will be escorted by her father.

• Madison Taylor, daughter of Rob and Gena Taylor, will be escorted by her father.

Fans planning to attend the game are reminded to arrive early to get a seat and to see the arrival of the homecoming nominees at 7 p.m.

Anna Devereaux, 2017 Homecoming queen, will lead the procession of candidates. Nominees and their escorts will take to the field to be introduced during halftime where Devereaux will crown the 2018 queen.

Students are invited to participate in the following Spirit Week activities: Monday – CharacterMovie Day; Tuesday – ‘Merica Day; Wednesday – Western Day.Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. at War Eagle Stadium, the Student Government Association will sponsor a Powder Puff football game with freshmen and senior girls vs. sophomore and junior girls.  There is no cost to attend, but donations will be accepted. All money raised will be contributed to the SGA Scholarship Fund. The DC Athletic Boosters Club will sell concessions and donate 100 percent of the profits to the scholarship.  The Bonfire and Pep Rally will follow in the visitor’s side parking lot. The band, cheerleaders and Dancing Boots will perform.

Thursday – Throwback Thursday; and Friday – DCAW Day.

Lunchtime games during the week will be presented by Donna Dunn’s leadership class.

Homecoming king and queen nominees will be introduced at the bonfire Wednesday night and at the pep rally Friday afternoon.