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MCHS continues long Homecoming traditions

Posted on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 12:46 pm

MCHS senior Autumn Grogan was crowned Homecoming 2012 Queen last Friday.

Several weeks ago the Moore County High School student body cast ballots to determine which of its three senior Homecoming 2012 attendants would be named queen. Friday night at Raider Stadium, senior Antonio Arguelles crowned Autumn Grogan in front of an enthusiastic home crowd.

Student Council members chose “Salad Dressing” as the Homecoming 2012 theme. Students took part in dress-up days throughout the week including Caesar Day, Ranch Day, Thousand Island Day and Cajun Day.

On Tuesday, the senior girls crowned Antonio Arguelles as Homecoming King at the annual Powder Puff game. Per tradition, the senior girls took on the junior girls while male cheerleaders with some “extracurricular” assets cheered them on. The seniors won 24 to 6.

On Friday, students participated in multiple contests like the Lip Sync Contest (won by the juniors) and the Male Beauty Contest (also won by Arguelles). Overall, the senior class was the contest points winners.
Friday afternoon, students participated in the annual Homecoming Parade. The eighth grade class took home the award for best entry. The sophomore class was the runners-up.

Prior to the game, the Homecoming attendants were presented and are as follows:
Seventh grade attendant, Katie Thomas, the daughter of Clay and Sharon Thomas;
Eighth grade attendant, Morgan Eslick, daughter of Brad and Michelle Eslick;
Freshman attendant, Emily Powell, daughter of Guild and Janet Powell;
Sophomore attendant, Rebecca Lynne Baxter, daughter of Randy and Debbie Baxter;
Junior attendants, Tori Cooper, daughter of Kenneth Cooper and Michelle Ray and Nancy Crosson and junior Amber Schuller, daughter of Robert and Shawn Schuller;
Senior attendants, Kelsey Camp, daughter of David and Anita Camp, senior Kelli Toon, daughter of Lee and Jenny Toon and senior Autumn Grogan, daughter of Justin and Kelly Grogan.

Each attendant was escorted by a Moore County Middle School or Moore County High School football player.

Brandon Williams, son of Bobby and Diane Williams, escorted seventh grade attendant Katie Thomas.

Tanner Russell, son of Rex Russell and Katie Bailey, escorted eighth grade attendant Morgan Eslick.

Mason Henshaw, son of Keith and Stacey Henshaw, escorted freshman attendant Emily Powell.

Aidan Simpson, son of Scotty and Nicky Mann, escorted sophomore attendant Rebecca Baxter.

Jack Evans, son of Brandon and Amy Cashion and grandson of Alf Taylor and Wanda Adcock and Matt Taggett, son of

Tim Taggett and Lorena Welch, escorted junior attendant Tori Cooper.

Junior attendant Amber Schuller was escorted by Josh Allison, son of Larry and April Allison and Austin Bingham, son of Jamie and Candy Bingham.

Dalton Barrier, son of Jeff Barrier and Denny and Lori Wise and Joshua Prater, son of Silas and Robin Prater, escorted senior attendant Kelsey Camp.

Leo Moore, son of the late Barry Moore and Sheila Moore and Zach Ray, son of Michael Ray and Becky Ray, escorted senior attendant Kelli Toon.

JP Evans, son of Brandon and Amy Cashion and grandson of Alf Taylor and Wanda Adcock and Colt Wells, son of Kevin and Pam Wells, escorted senior attendant Autumn Grogan.

Placing the Homecoming sash on the queen was Dylon Smith, son of Sammy and Janice Smith. Presenting the queen with a signed football was Chance Tharp, son of Paul and Christy Anderson. Presenting the queen with flowers was Robert Austell, son of Rob and Sharon Austell and Joe Qualls, son of Paul and Kandy Qualls and crowning the queen is Antonio Arguelles, son of Nathan and Carolina Vaughn.

The Raiders delivered a 53-7 Homecoming win over MTCS. The Student Council hosted a dance following the game.