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Thursday, October 7, 2010

Members of the 2010 Monett High School Homecoming royal court are pictured above. From left, are: sophomore attendant Andrea Soriano; junior attendant Nicollette Fellwock; freshman attendant Megan Johnson; Queen Mayra Almaras; and senior attendants Chelsea Ash and Aubrey LaGarce. Theme for homecoming will be "Techno Trance." [Times Photo by Murray Bishoff]
Monett High School Homecoming is this Friday, Oct. 8. Festivities will kick off with a Homecoming assembly in the high school gymnasium beginning at 2:15 p.m. where senior Mayra Almaras will be crowned as the 2010 MHS Homecoming Queen.

Other members of the royal court include:

The traditional Homecoming Parade has been moved to the afternoon of homecoming to tonight. Parade units will process along Broadway, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

On Friday evening before the start of the homecoming game with the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers, the homecoming court will be introduced at 6:47 p.m. Kick off will be at 7 p.m. At halftime, the Pizazz Poms will present a special Homecoming performance followed by the Monett Marching Pride Show.

All MHS Homecoming activities are open to the public, and all Cub fans are encouraged to attend.

Homecoming court

Homecoming Queen Mayra Almaras is the daughter of Matilde and Samuel Almaras. She is active in FCCLA, the Multicultural Club and Key Club. Hanging out with friends is Almaras' favorite hobby outside of school. When asked what the most valuable thing she has learned in high school, Almaras said "Friends made in high school last a lifetime. Perseverance, dedication and hard work are the essential components of a successful life."

Senior attendant Aubrey LaGarce is the daughter of Charles and Libby LaGarce. She is a MHS cheerleader and a member of the Book Club and St. Lawrence Catholic Church. LaGarce enjoys spending time with friends and family, cheerleading and playing with her pets. "The most valuable thing I have learned in high school is to ake as many friends as possible, get involved and don't have any regrets," LaGarce said.

Senior attendant Chelsea Rose Ash is the daughter of Peggy and Donald Ash. She is active in Key Club, Book Club, NHS, speech and debate and choir and serves as secretary of the National Forensics League (NFL). Ash is a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and its youth group, and she is a member of the Water Thrashers swim team. Her hobbies include reading, painting, writing, hanging out with friends and family and blogging. When asked to list something valuable she has learned in high school, Ash said "Take risks, surround yourself with people that make you happy and to not care what people think. Forget regret or life is yours to miss."

Junior attendant Nicollette Fellwock is the daughter of Dr. Phillip and Stacey Fellwock and Lydia Fellwock. She is active in M Club, FCA and the Link Crew and is a member of the tennis, basketball and track teams at MHS. Fellwock also attends Trinity Lutheran Church. "The most valuable thing that I have learned in high school is to just be myself and enjoy life because you only get to live once," Fellwock said.

Sophomore attendant Andrea Soriano is the daughter of Frank and Lori Soriano. She is plays year-round softball and is a member of the Lady Cub softball team. Soriano also attends St. Lawrence Catholic Church. "I've learned not to worry about anything," said Soriano when asked what she has learned in high school.

Freshman attendant Megan Johnson is the daughter of Jeff and Tina Johnson. She is a member of the volleyball team and the Water Thrashers swim team. Johnson is also in the high school women's choir and an active member of the United Methodist Church youth group where she sings with the youth worship band. Outside of school and church, Johnson enjoys singing, riding bikes, swimming, hanging out with family and friends and going to church events. When asked to look ahead, Johnson said "I want to graduate with honors and make a lot of great memories along the way."

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