Homecoming 2009 is over and declared a success! The school had many events and competitions during the week.
Monday was Twin PJ Day and sophomore Brantley Lee and freshman Lauren Blackburn won. Our ice cream eating contest was won by junior Joseph Sherrod.
On Tuesday, junior Casey Fox took first prize on Decades Day by dressing as a hippie. Tug-of-War saw the sophomores beat the seniors for first place. Coronation was also Tuesday. Erin Fowler was crowned Homecoming Queen and Princeton Grant was our Homecoming King.
Wednesday was Celebrity Day and freshman Shelly Basquez, dressed as a geisha, won. Junior Makynzie O’Bryan scored first in our Tricycle Race.
Junior Ann Marie Silcox won first on Thursday, Country Day.
Friday was our first parade in years! It was a beautiful hot day and many around town gathered to watch. The Senior float won first, Juniors took second, Sophomores were third, and Freshmen were forth.
All in all, we had an exciting week. Blountstown High School would like to thank City Manager James Woods, Calhoun County EMS, Ben Hall and the Calhoun County fire departments, Chief Glen Kimbrel and the Blountstown Police Department and everyone in the community for all the help and support provided during homecoming week!