Long County High School is celebrating homecoming this week with a variety of activities scheduled at the school. The theme for this year is “This is How We Blue Tide.” The highlight of the week will take place Friday when the 2014 homecoming queen is announced and crowned during halftime of the high-school football game.
Vying for the crown this year are senior representatives Morgan Bennett, Charity Carter, Carmela Ciccone, Samantha Garcia and Cheyanne Kuzlik. Each representative will be escorted by her father or another loved one. In addition to the queen being crowned, the homecoming court will also be selected.
Representing the junior class are Adrienne Hall, Hannah Gordon and Ashleah Page. They will be escorted by Christopher Gilmore, Noah Howard and Mathew Rowe.
Representing the sophomore class will be Skyla Moody, Savannah Dozier, and Abbey Horne. They will be escorted by Giovanni Pesina, Gary Poppell, and John Kuzlik.
Representing the freshman class are Karelis Jones, Carrie Holtz and Katelyn McGowan. They will be escorted by Anthony Olivo, Britt Crews and Conor Brant.
The homecoming parade is at 6 p.m. Thursday in Ludowici. Anyone marching or riding in the parade should arrive at Long County Middle School no later than 5 p.m. to line up. The parade will end at Smiley Elementary School. After the parade, a community pep rally will be held at Veterans Field, where everyone can cheer for the Blue Tide football team ahead of Friday night’s game against Vidalia High School.