De­catur to cel­e­brate home­com­ing Fri­day

Westside Eagle-Observer - - NEWS - By Mike Eck­els meck­

DE­CATUR — “Who will be crowned the 2017 De­catur High School home­com­ing queen?” This ques­tion will be an­swered at 6 p.m., Oct. 13, at Bull­dog Sta­dium in De­catur.

Vy­ing for the top spot this year are se­nior maids Math­line Jesse, Leti­cia Fuentes, Jazmine Godines and Cheyanne Malone. They will be es­corted by Alex Lee, Taylor Hais­man, Dy­lan Wells and Se­bas­tian Perez. Other mem­bers of the home­com­ing court in­clude Sa­vanna Dod­son, ju­nior maid; Re­nae Nino, sopho­more maid; Aubrey Bartlett, sopho­more maid; and Ithzel Martinez, fresh­man maid; and their es­corts Sam Philpott, Cay­den Bing­ham, Char­lie Bal­tr­usch and Rigo Rubi.

The cel­e­bra­tion be­gins at 1 p.m. with the third an­nual home­com­ing pa­rade through down­town De­catur. Lineup be­gins at 12:30 p.m. at De­catur City Hall.

Stu­dents from De­catur Pre-K, North­side Ele­men­tary, and De­catur Mid­dle School will join the fes­tiv­i­ties on the east side of Main Street near the Dol­lar Gen­eral store. Driv­ers along Main Street and Roller Av­enue are asked to take ex­tra pre­cau­tion when driv­ing through th­ese ar­eas as stu­dents from the Mid­dle School will be walk­ing to the pa­rade.

Home­com­ing con­tin­ues with a pep rally in Peterson Gym at De­catur High School around 2 p.m. (fol­low­ing the pa­rade). The Home­com­ing court will be in­tro­duced at this time.

Evening events start with the ju­nior-high game against the ju­nior Rebels of JC West­side at 5 p.m at Bull­dog Sta­dium. The pre­sen­ta­tion of the home­com­ing court and the coro­na­tion cer­e­mony will fol­low the ju­nior high game at around 6 p.m.

The De­catur Bull­dogs face off against the JC West­side Rebels from Coal Hill at Bull­dog Sta­dium for the fourth con­fer­ence con­test of the sea­son. Game time is about 7 p.m.

Photo by Mike Eck­els

De­catur’s home­com­ing maids in­clude Aubrey Bartlett (front, left), Leti­cia Fuentes, Jazmine Godines, Math­line Jesse, Cheyanne Malone, Re­nae Nino, Ithzel Martinez and Sa­vanna Dod­son(not pic­tured). Es­corts in­clude Sam Philpott (back, left), Taylor...

Photo by Mike Eck­els Photo by Mike Eck­els

Se­nior maid Cheyanne Malone and her es­cort, Se­bas­tian Perez

Photo by Mike Eck­els

Se­nior maid Leti­cia Fuentes with her es­cort, Taylor Hais­man

Photo by Mike Eck­els

Se­nior maid Jazmine Godines with her es­cort, Dy­lan Wells

Photo by Mike Eck­els

Ju­nior maid Sa­vanna Dod­son, with her es­cort, Cay­den Bing­ham. Sa­vanna was not pic­tured in the group photo.

Se­nior maid Math­line Jesse and her es­cort, Alex Lee

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