One of seven seniors maids will be crowned Pascagoula High School Homecoming Queen during pre-game ceremonies, Friday, Sept. 27, as the Panthers take on the Pearl River Central Blue Devils.
Maids on the homecoming court are Angelique Davison, Vanity Fields, Amaya Hawkins, Amaya Miller, Alondra Reyes, Nicole Salvador and Kennedy Turner, seniors; Ziay Graves, Haley Green, Sydney Hanson, Lenora Johnson and Amani Wilson, juniors; Karly Cunningham, Ayona Darby, Kedriana McKinney and Gabrielle Stallworth, sophomores; and Gabby Myers, Kyla Smith and Ashlyn Zitzelberger, freshmen.
In addition to the presentation of the homecoming court at War Memorial Stadium, members of the PHS Class of 1994 will also be recognized in honor of the 25th anniversary of their high school graduation.
Themes for Spirit Week will include: Focus On: the Past, Monday, Sept. 23 in celebrating 80 years of Pascagoula High; Bifocal Twin Day, Tuesday, Sept. 24; Focus On: Where We Started, Wednesday, Sept. 25; Focus On: The Future, Sept. 26; and Focus On: The Present, with everyone wearing homecoming shirts and jeans, Friday, Sept. 27.
The homecoming parade will roll through Pascagoula at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, with Kitty Harris Bardwell, author of the PHS Alma Mater, serving as Grand Marshal. Miss Kitty penned the song as a junior at PHS in 1947. Riding with the Grand Marshal will be Montie Richards, Mr. Pascagoula High School, Class of 1949.
The parade will begin at the PHS gym on Taylor Street, going north on Market Street, west on Jackson Avenue, turning north on Pascagoula Street and then west onto Delmas Avenue. The community pep rally will follow the parade at the vacant lot in the Downtown Plaza. The community is invited to attend this pep rally.