'Night Under the Stars:' 2018 homecoming court is chosen
For the first time in Elbert County history, homecoming festivities at the high school will include the selection of a “Homecoming King” in addition to a “Homecoming Queen.”
That announcement came from Elbert County Comprehensive High School (ECCHS) last week, in addition to the announcement about the homecoming events on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15.
The student body will elect the Homecoming Queen from seven finalists in the senior class – Brandy Cervantes, Princouz Goodman, Ale Guerrero, Zoe’ Harris, Lily Johnson, Taylor Smith and Jalien Strong.
The student body will also elect the historic first Homecoming King from seven finalists in the senior class – Bryan Bradford, Dawson Dye, Metrius Fleming, Daniel Lavender, Richard Moon, Mario Saponari and Jamison Syphore.
The theme this year’s Homecoming is “A Night Under the Stars.”
Halftime activities at the Elbert County-Oglethorpe County football game will include the recognition of the senior football players and their sponsors, crowning of homecoming king, and the crowning of first and second runnersup and the homecoming queen.
This year, the homecoming dance will be in the ECCHS Multi-Purpose Room on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Tickets will be on sale at the high school starting today (Sept. 5) for $5 per student.
That price will go to $10 per student on Sept. 10.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15.
The Student Council of ECCHS has the responsibility of planning and conducting the parade, halftime activities, dance and elections for Homecoming.
Senior Student Council Officers are Brianna Umble, President; Zoe’ Harris, Vice-President; Taylor Smith, Secretary; and Jamara Rambert, Event Coordinator.
Each class officer is also a member of the Student Council. The faculty sponsor is Mrs. Kachina Rucker.
The election of Homecoming Court and Class Representatives was held in August.
Members of the freshman, sophomore and junior classes had an opportunity to vote for five girls.
The one receiving the most votes became the representative of that class.