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WRHS to celebrate homecoming
Walnut Ridge High School will celebrate basketball homecoming next week with the sweetheart royalty to be presented on Tuesday night and the homecoming royalty to be presented on Thursday, Jan. 23.
Walnut Ridge will face the Salem Greyhounds on Tuesday night with the junior boys, senior girls and senior boys scheduled to play beginning at 5 p.m. The royalty will be presented prior to the senior girls game.
Sweetheart king is Baron Estes, son of Carroll Estes and Tracy Estes.
His pages are Henley and Hayden Black, daughters of Shane and Paige Cunningham, and Gatlin Hicks, son of Robert Hicks and Jenny Hicks.
Knight of honor is Trevor Cothern, son of Terry and Dawn Cothern, and Darren Tribble, son of Adam and Jennifer Jean and David Tribble, is senior knight.
Ty Hollister, son of Mike Hollister and Lisa Hollister, is junior knight. Sophomore knight is Preston Aaron, son of Bob and Kelly Aaron, and Drake Berry, son of Clint and Janna Berry, is freshman knight.
On Thursday, the junior and senior boys will play the Black Rock Zebras with the homecoming royalty presented before the senior boys game. Games will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Homecoming queen is Tristan Simpson, daughter of Phillip Simpson and Melissa Cole, and Bob and Mary Ann Cole.
Her pages are Jenna Wallin, daughter of Michael and Lindsey Wallin, and Matthew Mullen, son of Matt and Michele Mullen.
Maid of honor is Anna Bland, daughter of John and Renee Bland, and Caroline Kelley, daughter of Terry and Sloane Kelley, is senior maid.
Hannah Doane, daughter of Wendell and Lorraine Jones, is junior maid. Sophomore maid is Madison Cox, daughter of Blake and Rhonda Cox, and Morgan Smith, daughter of Bobby and Michelle Segraves and Charles and Leigh Smith, is freshman maid.
Students will celebrate spirit week beginning Monday with superhero/villain day, followed by Snow White and the seven dwarfs day on Tuesday. Wednesday, Jan. 22, is Disney character day, and Thursday, Jan. 23, is homecoming T-shirt/orange and white day.
A pep rally will be held on Tuesday at 1:45 p.m.