This year the homecoming theme is "Battle In The Bayou." The theme and Homecoming activities are sponsored by the Student Council.
Events will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 with the annual Homecoming parade down Broadway with various floats. Following the parade, the Booster Club will sponsor a homecoming bonfire and pep rally on the practice field behind the high school. The bonfire will be lit at 8:15 p.m. The event will feature a welcome by a speaker, the band will play, cheerleaders will perform cheers and fall athletes will be introduced.
The pep assembly will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 where coronation will be held.
Coronation at the homecoming football game will be held prior to the game at 6:30 p.m. The homecoming dance will be held from 9 to 12 a.m. in the high school mezzanine. The D.J. will be "All That Music." Cost for admission to the dance is $5 per person or $9 per couple.
Homecoming queen is senior Hunter Glouse. She is the daughter of Mike and Tracy Glouse. Hunter is a member of Future business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). She plays basketball and is volleyball manager. She is also a member of the New Site Baptist Church. Her hobbies include spending time with friends, family and playing basketball. Hunter said that the most valuable thing she learned in high school is to stay close to friends and family because they help you through the rough times. Her escorts will be Tyler Green and Matt Schiffner.
Senior attendant is Holly Abramovitz, daughter of Barbara and Harold Abramovitz. She is a member of FBLA, Key Club and a cheerleader. She is a member of Church on the Rock and involved in the Community Kitchen. Her hobbies include cheerleading and spending time with friends and family. The most valuable thing that Holly has learned in high school is to enjoy all the spontaneous moments that come along and to keep friends and family close. She will be escorted by Carlin Ballay and Kurren Blamey.
Senior attendant is Leanna Marion. She is a member of FFA, Link Crew, Natinal Honor Society and band. Her hobbies include spending time with friends, reading, doing activities with the FFA Chapter, watching "Fired Up" with Hannah and living life. Leanna said that the most valuable thing she has learned in high school is that no matter what you do in life, as long as you give it your best, you will always be happy. She will be escorted by Jarred Witt and Carter Huffmaster.
Junior attendant is Emily Pitts, daughter of Jeremy and Teresa Pitts. She is a member of the National Forensic League, Academic Team, Key Club, Book Club and Link Crew. She is a vocalist in the youth group worship band and co-leader of Monett Community Church's Girls in Action Chapter. Her hobbies include memorizing random facts, reading, horseback riding, singing, playing board games with her family and hanging out with friends. The most valuable thing that Emily has learned in high school is that there is no one else exactly like you in the world, so be yourself and proud of who you are. She will be escorted by Jeff Craft and Jared Childress.
Sophomore attendant is Maria Morales, daughter of Eva and Humberto Morales. She is involved in the Multicultural Leadership Club. Her hobbies include shopping and hanging out with her friends. The most valuable thing that Maria has learned to stay away from drama and to turn in all assignments. She will be escorted by Chandler Wammack and Tyler Bass.
Freshman attendent is Kendall Bounous, daughter of Brook and Susan Bounous. She is a member of Student Council, plays softball and basketball. She is a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends and family, going to the movies and having dance parties with her brothers. In the remaining years at Monett High School, Kendall wants to keep good grades, make new friends, continue to be a good student and make memories. She will be escorted by Nicky Roberts and Kyle Woods.
Also involved in the coronation will be the cheerleaders. Morgan Huntress will be escorted by Dustin Dahlstrom; Jordan VanLue will be escorted by Zach Swearingen; Jordan Hancock will be escorted by Aaron Hall; Heidi Lohman will be escorted by Matt Murphy; Stephanie Schumacher will be escorted by Devon Overall; Alexis DiBell will be escorted by Fernando Salas; Tara Hancock will be escorted by Aaron Martin; Katie Kaiser will be escorted by Nicholas Childress; Katie Rutherford will be escorted by Reese Bounous; Adriel Ridenour will be escorted by Jimmy Ramirez and Dominque Connolly will be escorted by Kole Eden.