BUCKHANNON — Board of Education representatives and many family members gathered with students in the Buckhannon-Upshur High School gymnasium Wednesday afternoon for the presentation and coronation of the 2021 Homecoming Court.
Emcees for the event, Senior Class President Katie Pearson and Senior Class Vice President Caroline Ware, welcomed everyone to the school after the B-UHS Marching Band played two selections from The Wizard of Oz meets the Wiz, arranged by Victor Lopez. The Homecomin Court was presented to the playing of the string orchestra.
The 2021 Homecoming Court is as follows:
Freshman attendant Ellanora Hines, escorted by freshman Ian Cornett
Freshman attendant Emmalea Lipps, escorted by freshman Daren Daughtery
Sophomore attendant Sarah Gompers, escorted by sophomore Cory Harris
Sophomore attendant Anna Grace Lantz, escorted by sophomore Bryson Johnson
Junior attendant Malia Bowers, escorted by junior Ian Donnen
Junior attendant Madelyn Frye, escorted by junior Jesse Hackett
Junior attendant Reagan Knabenshue, escorted by junior Hank Phillips
Senior attendant Gaidan Adams, escorted by senior Caden Andrick
Senior attendant Caroline Frye, escorted by senior Donovan Cutlip
Senior attendant Shaylee Hitt, escorted by senior Mauricio Menendez
Senior attendant Shelby McDaniels, escorted by senior Shelton Thropp
Senior attendant Cadence Ringer, escorted by senior Harrison Walker
Queen’s flower girl is Maggie Webb and Queen’s ring bearer is Charlie Donato, escorted by B-UHS cheerleaders Emma Pumphrey (senior) and Dezirae Pugh (junior)
The 2021 B-UHS Homecoming Queen and King were presented to all those in attendance as Queen Cameron Zuliani and King Clayton Ware. Queen Cameron was crowned by her very own football coach Zach Davis. Flowers were presented by flower girl Maggie and Mr. Jonathon Pollock, B- UHS Principal. King Clayton was crowned by Coach Christina Nestor. Each of the voted winners gave closing remarks and reflected on the family support behind them and the friends who have created so many memories throughout their high school journey.
Following the singing of the alma mater, many were recognized before the Court recessed out of the gym.
Watch for the next edition of The Record Delta for pictures of the 2021 Homecoming Parade.
See page 6B for more Homecoming Coronation pictures.