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ALAH HS celebrating a “Decades” Homecoming this week; king, queen to be announced Saturday

ALAH HOMECOMING ATTENDANTS. The 2021 Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Homecoming Court has been announced. Pictured are freshman attendants Lilian Edwards, daughter of Brad and Crystal Edwards and Maddix Stirrett, son of Mike and Megan Stirrett; sophomore attendants Lucy Wilber, daughter of Robert and Andrea Wilber and Jayce Parsons, son of Jon and Angie Parsons; and junior attendants Regann Bowles, daughter of Ryan and Jamie Bowles and Wyatt Hilligoss, son of Kevin and Emily Hilligoss. Homecoming weekend is Friday and Saturday, October 8 and 9.

Homecoming week is underway at Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond with “Decades” as this years’ theme.

Hallways were decorated for the week and classes and organizations will build floats for Fridays’ parade.

Spirit days included Trucker Day on Monday, Tacky Tourist on Tuesday, Country vs. Country Club was on Wednesday, Thursday was dress according to the decade chosen for their class float theme and as customary, Friday is ALAH Knights Spirit Day.

The annual pep rally and bonfire will take place on Thursday, October 8 at Wilson Field starting at 8:00 pm celebrating all fall sports and band.

Friday during school there will be a macho volleyball for the boys and a powder puff football game for the girls. Student Council will be having additional games in which the classes compete for spirit points.

School will dismiss at 1:00/1:15 on Friday, and parade lineup will begin at 1:15 in the pool parking lot. The Homecoming Parade will step-off at 2:00.

The Homecoming football game will be Friday evening at 7:00 as the Knights host the Sangamon Valley Storm. The ALAH FFA/Junior Class will be serving a pork chop meal prior to the game from 5-6:30 at the Womans Club Stand on the fairgrounds. Limited seating and to-go containers provided.

Coronation of the 2021 King and Queen will be held outside in the west parking lot beginning at 7:30 followed by the dance which concludes at 10:30.

Queen candidates are Delaney Gillis, Michaela Powell, Kaitlyn Zander, and Jordan Pratt. King candidates include Jace Green, Kade Herschberger, Quentin Day, and Trey Wardrip.

Junior attendants are Regann Bowles and Wyatt Hilligoss; sophomore attendants are Lucy Wilber and Jayce Parsons; and freshmen attendants are Lilian Edwards and Maddix Stirrett.

Ushers include senior Max Allen, son of Chris and Amy Allen; senior Jacob Duzan, son of Jerry and Jessica Duzan; senior Carter Pratt, son of Jeramey and Misty Pratt; and junior Aaron Seegmiller, son of Scott and Steffanie Seegmiller.

Luci Tedrick, daughter of Tony and Sonja Tedrick of Lovington is the flower girl and Jaxson Moody, son of John and Kristina Moody from Atwood is the crown bearer.

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