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Long Co. High School crowns a king
Pictured left to right, Vanda Vereen, Gene Middleton, Chris Stock, and Luke Golden. - photo by Photo by Mike Riddle

Long County High School crowned Chris Stock as the 2011 homecoming king Friday. He was crowned by 2010 king Jake Durham.

Stock is the son of Adrian and Kim Stock and was escorted during the ceremony by his mother. Stock is a member of the Blue Tide football and baseball teams. He plans to major in criminal justice in college and wants to become a member of a SWAT team.

Also honored at the basketball game were the freshman, sophomore and junior princes. This year’s junior prince is Gene Middleton, who was escorted by Sarah Barrett. Middleton’s parents are Jay and Tina Middleton. He is a member of the

National Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the prom committee, the golf team and is the president of the 11th-grade class. After graduating, he plans to major in entrepreneurship and evangelism.

Selected as the sophomore prince was Luke Golden, who was escorted by Hannah Johnston. His parents are David and Paula Golden. The 10th-grader is a member of the football team, baseball team and the National Fellowship of Christian Athletes. After graduating, he plans to attend the University of Georgia and pursue either a business or education degree.

Representing the freshmen was prince Vanda Vereen, who was escorted by Halle Veira. He is the son of Vanda and Totlisa Vereen. Vereen is a member of the JV basketball team, JV football team and the National Youth Advisory Council.

Other students who were nominated for the court were freshmen Zachery Gay and Nick Stock, sophomores Chris LaRochester and Dalton Long and juniors Anthony Bryant and David Stewart.

Seniors who were nominated to be king were Chuckie Futch, Jaylan Futch, Nick Moody and Dante Wright.

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