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Davie High fired up for homecoming

By Lynn Wisecarver

Davie High School

Davie High School will celebrate its 64th  homecoming at War Eagle Stadium on Friday, Oct. 11.

Homecoming began on Monday, Oct. 7 with events for the week culminating in the football matchup against R.J. Reynolds High School beginning at 7:30 p.m.

On Sept. 3, the senior class nominated 16 women from its class for Homecoming Queen; 16 men were nominated to vie for the title of Homecoming King.

Ballots were sent via school email on Monday, Oct. 7 for the school wide voting for king, queen and their courts. Voting end ed Tuesday afternoon.

During Friday’s pep rally, the Homecoming 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:

• Casey Atwood, son of Mark and Candace Atwood;

• Charlie Barnhardt, son of  Todd and Suzanne Barnhardt;

• Tanner Batten, son of Keith and Teena Batten;

• Bryceson Cozart, son of Willie and Nicole Cozart;

• Matthew Daniel, son of Joe Daniel;

• Matthew Hill, son of Donald and Kristen Hill;

• Ty Kelly, son of Paul and Laura Kelly;

• Evan Little, son of Heath and Neva Little;

• Ulises Navarro-Luviano, son of Fortino and Arcadia Navarro;

• Nathaniel Marshall, son of Brent and Amber Marshall;

• Hunter Meacham, son of Chris and Heather Meacham;

• Ben Norman, son of Ben Norman and Lori Seals;

• Bishop Norman, son of Ben Norman and Lori Seals;

• Xavier Rankin, son of Kassandra Shoffner;

• Alex Ratledge, son of Brad and Carrie Ratledge; and

• Josh Robinson, son of Ray and Angela Robinson.

The following is a list of the nominees for Homecoming Queen and their escorts for halftime:

• Haley Campbell, daughter of Robin and Kelly Campbell, will be escorted by her father;

• Abigail Chilton, daughter of Gary and Nancy Chilton, will be escorted by her father;

• Madison Cockerham, daughter of Vincent Cockerham and Brandy Harrison, will be escorted by her brother, Brandon Walls;

• Jessica Crosby, daughter of Ed and Kelly Crosby, will be escorted by her father;

• Skyler Eddinger, daughter of Dimmy and Kristina Eddinger, will be escorted by her father;

• Grace Fowler, daughter of Scott and Mary Fowler, will be escorted by her father;

• Payton Groover, daughter of Chad and Susan Groover, will be escorted by her father;

• Lilli Haire, daughter of Ed and Joanna Haire, will be escorted by her father;

• Dakota Hutchins, daughter of Brian and Angela Carter, will be escorted by her father;

• Rachel Jordan. daughter of Angie Jordan, will be escorted by her brother-in-law,  Daniel Markland;

• Jacey Kennedy, daughter of Chris and Lindsey Kennedy, will be escorted by her father;

• Klara Lewis, daughter of Mary Parr, will be escorted by her uncle Tommy Parr;

• Alexis Mann, daughter of John and Suzanne Mann, will be escorted by her father;

• Kayli Murphy is the daughter of Jack and Mandy Murphy, and her escort is still to be determined;

• Cameron Simmons, daughter of Shane and Tina Simmons, will be escorted by her father; and

• Salem Stewart, daughter of Adam and Shea Stewart, will be escorted by her father.

The homecoming queen nominees will be introducted at the stadium at 7 p.m.. Nominees and their escorts will take to the field to be introduced during halftime where the 2019 queen will be crowned.

Students participated in Spirit Week activities. Friday will be for seniors only, Senior Citizens’ Day.

It started on Monday Monday with Meme (seniors) vs. Team Day (campus); Tuesday, Villain (seniors) vs. Hero Day (campus); Wednesday, Out of this World (seniors) vs. Wild Wild West Day (campus).

The Student Government Association sponsored a Powder Puff football game with freshmen and senior girls vs. sophomore and junior girls on Wednesday. Donations were accepted for the SGA Scholarship Fund. The DC Athletic Boosters Club sold concessions and donated 100 percent of the profits to the scholarship.  A bonfire and pep rally followed. The band, cheerleaders and Dancing Boots performed.

Thursday was 60s Grease (seniors) vs 80s Neon Day (campus); and  Friday will be Davie Day.

Lunchtime events during the week were presented by Donna Dunn’s leadership class.