Bainbridge High School gets homecoming week underway

Published 7:58 pm Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Homecomig court

In front, from left are freshman Marion Bruton and Mary Mercer Reynolds. In the second row are sophomores Ellie Jeter and Haley Thompson. In the third row are juniors Taylor Bush and Jasmine Jones. In the fourth row are seniors Myra Harris and Alexandria Carter. In the fifth row are seniors Stephanie Mayfield and Chelsey Lyn. In the back row center is Homecoming King Keelon Stubbs.

Homecomig court

Bainbridge High School principal Tommie Howell, who is himself a Bainbridge High School graduate, is looking forward to this week’s homecoming activities.
“It’s always exciting to see all the purple and gold on the homecoming floats and the alumni talk about memories of their old high school activities,” he said.
The annual Bainbridge High School homecoming parade will be Thursday. It will begin at 5 p.m. on Wheat Avenue, turn left on Shotwell Street, right on Broad Street, left on Water Street, right on West Street and finally left on Jackson Street where it will disperse.
There will be a pep rally on the square following the parade.
The homecoming queen will be crowned and the homecoming maid of honor presented during halftime of the homecoming football game between the Bainbridge High School Bearcats and the Dougherty High School Trojans Friday night at Centennial Field. The homecoming king, Keelon Stubbs, son of Starlar Anderon, will be escorted by his mother.
The homecoming queen and maid of honor will be selected from four senior attendants. They include Alexandria Carter, daughter of Rosalina and Willie Carter, who will be escorted by her father. Carter is a four-year starter on the Lady Cats varsity basketball team and a member of the National Honor Socity.
Myra Samon Harris, daughter of Jacqueline James and Rochell Harris, Jr., who will be escorted by her father, was an A-B honor roll student as a sophomore and an A honor roll student as a junior.
Senior attendant Chelsea Kay Lynn, daughter of Turner and Susan Lynn, will be escorted by her father. Lynn is a member of the National Honor Society and an academic letterman. She was awarded the Georgia Certificate of Merit For Academic Achievement.
Senior attendant Stephanie Anne Mayfield, daughter of Stephen and Marjorie Mayfield, will be escorted by her father. She is president of the Interact Club and a member of the student council and the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society and the Anchor Club. She was also a member of the 2014 Raymond Miles Youth Leadership Class and is on the cheerleading squad and the tennis team.
Junior attendant Taylor Lane Bush, daughter of Lee and Lane Bush, will be escorted by her father. Bush is a member of the First United Methodist Church youth group, a student scholar of the youth theology institute at Emory University and an education columnist for The Post-Searchlight.
Bush made the principal’s honor roll every semester, won the biology academic award, was named outstanding concert band woodwind instrumentalist and was youth recipient of the Harru Denman Evangelism at the South Georgia annual conference by the United Methodist Foundation for Evangelism.
Junior attendant Jasmine Jones, daughter of Tony and Joyce Jones, will be escorted by her father. Jones is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Saint Paul Missonary Baptist Church and the National Society of High School Scholars. She loves reading, writing and singing.
Sophomore attendant Elie Elizabeth Jeter, daughter of Greg and Kim Jeter, will be escorted by her father. Jeter is a member of the Anchor Club and the Faceville Baptist Church youth teams children’s church. She won the citizenship award after being inducted into the Anchor Club and she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach.
Sophomore attendant Haley Thompson, daughter of Amanda Haifa, will be escorted by her grandfather Terry Hall. Thompson is a member of the Lady Cats varsity softball team where she was named offensive player of the year. She enjoys volunteering her time at local nursing homes, spending time with the elderly and helping her mom coach youth softball to the girls in her community. She is an honor roll student.
Freshman attendant Marion Peachez Bruton, daughter of  Felicia Chukes, will be escorted by her brother Shawn Chukes. She is a member of the Air Force Junior ROTC and has won math and social studies awards.
Freshman attendant Mary Mercer Reynolds, daughter of Edward and Tonya Reynolds, will be escorted by her father. She is a member of the football and competition cheerleading squads. Her hobbies are playing soccer, cheering and dancing.

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