Warren to celebrate 2021 Homecoming Friday

Senior Keller Bigham was elected the 2021 Warren High School Homecoming Queen by her student body, grades 10th through 12th. Queen Keller is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Gail Bigham. She will be crowned during the Homecoming Coronation on Friday, Oct. 15th, at 12:45 P.M. at Jim Hurley, Jr. Stadium, where admission is open to the public. If inclement weather occurs, the Coronation will be held at the Warren Cultural Center, and admission will be closed to the public.

Queen Keller will be escorted during the coronation ceremony by seniors Charles Coleman and Connor McDiarmid. Charles is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Thelma Coleman. Connor is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jason and Devin McDiarmid. Attendants for the queen are Beckett and Corinne Hatch, the son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan and Brooke Hatch. During halftime, Keller will be escorted by her father.

Maid Jacey Ashcraft is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris and Allison Ashcraft. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Klayton Dunaway. Klayton is the son of Ms. Tonia Dunaway and Mr. Brandon Dunaway. During halftime, Jacey will be escorted by her father.

Maid Tyairean Bass is the daughter of Mr. Clayborn Bass and Ms. Shalinda Sanders. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Jarard Payne. Jarard is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and Layce Harding.. During halftime, Tyairean will be escorted by her father.

Ashlyn Symone Broughton is the daughter of Ms. Stephanie Broughton and the late Mr. Erron Broughton. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Cedric Calbert. Cedric is the son of Mr. Cedric Calbert, Sr. and Ms. Shontay Strong. During halftime, Ashlyn will be escorted by her grandfathers, Larry Broughton and Kevin Gray.

Maid Annie Figueroa is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis and Diana Figueroa. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Jecari Lee. Jecari is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin and Leshare Lee. During halftime, Annie will be escorted by her father.

Maid Jayden Grider is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David and Adriana Grider. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Aidan Weaver. Aidan is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby and Jamie Weaver. During halftime, Jayden will be escorted by her father.

Maid Leah Wolfe is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John and Shelly Wolfe. She will be escorted during the ceremony by senior Riley Cornish. Riley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan and Kathy Cornish. During halftime, Leah will be escorted by her father.

Maid Luci Woodard is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Burt and Justin Beth Woodard. She will be escorted in the ceremony by senior Samuel Hollingsworth. Samuel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug and Paula Herring and the late Mr. Don Hollingsworth. During halftime, Luci will be escorted by her father.

Maid Mylesha Yao is the daughter of Ms. Jennifer Lewis and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maggie and Eric Lewis. She will be escorted in the ceremony by senior Dakota Eyman. Dakota is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Duke and Robbye Eyman. During halftime, Mylesha will be escorted by her brother, Jaevionne Lewis.

The coronation ceremony will begin promptly at 12:45 P.M. The gates will close at 12:40 PM. A live-stream of events will be available for either location on the Warren School District YouTube Channel and Warren High School’s facebook page.

The homecoming parade will begin at 2:00 P.M. It will begin on North Main Street at the corner of Bond Street, then travel south on North Main, turn east onto Church, then turn north onto Myrtle. There will be a community-wide pep rally on the Bradley County Courthouse Square. Spectators of the parade are asked to practice and maintain physical distancing.

To enter the parade, please pick up a form at Warren High School.

The homecoming football game against DeWitt will kick off at 7:00 P.M., and Queen Keller and her royal court will be presented to Lumberjack fans at halftime.


Photo by Tim Kessler

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