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Paden City Hosts 2016 Homecoming

By Staff | Oct 12, 2016

Photo Provided From left are Paden City High School’s homecoming court princesses Sophie Lyons, seventh grade; Kelsey Michael, eighth grade; Abbe Stackpole, ninth grade; Delainey Lantz, 10th grade; and Jenna Ferebbee, 11th grade; and queen candidates Kallie Arnett, Chelsea Baker, Madison Kelly, and Rachel Loy.

The Wildcats are pleased to announce plans for the 2016 Homecoming festivities.

Student Council, under the leadership of President Wes Smith and Vice President Jake Pierce, has planned a multitude of activities.

Spirit week will kick off on Tuesday with an Americana Theme Day. Also, the PCHS volleyball team, which boasts the title of 2016 OVAC 1A regular season champions, will host the OVAC 1A semifinal game that starts at 5:30 p.m. The Wildcats will face the Bishops of Bishop Donahue.

Wednesday, the students will celebrate with a Tacky Tourist Theme day and classes will participate in a talent show. The community will come together for a bonfire at 8 p.m. at the city park. This event is new for 2016, and an exciting opportunity for the school and community.

Thursday, students will participate in Sports day and the Annual Powder Puff football game that begins at 2 p.m. The varsity volleyball team will travel to Tyler Consolidated for a varsity quad. On Friday, students will end the school festivities with the annual Green and White Day. A pep rally will include a cheer off between the classes.

Friday evening, the community will once again come together at 6 p.m. for the Homecoming parade. The Homecoming game starts at 7 p.m. with the coronation of the 2016 queen at halftime.

Candidates for this year’s Homecoming Queen are:

Kallie Arnett, daughter of Keith and Jenny Arnett. She is a varsity volleyball player as well as a cheerleader and track member.

Chelsea Baker, daughter of Courtney Howard. She is the class historian, a Varsity volleyball and basketball player, as well as a member of the track team.

Madison Brooke Kelly, is the daughter of Darin Kelly and Amy Beckett. She is a varsity volleyball player and former varsity cheerleader.

Rachel Loy is the daughter of Amiee and Steve Bowman. She is class president, a member of National Honor society, and she is a former member of the competitive cheerteam Fire and Ice.

In addition to the queen’ candidates, the homecoming court will be rounded out by junior princess Jenna Ferebee daughter of Mary Ferebee, sophomore princess Delainey Lantz daughter of Clint and Jennifer Lantz, freshman princess Abbe Stackpole daughter of Aimee Bowser and Mark Stackpole. The middle school will be represented by eighth grade princess Kelsey Michael daughter of Gary and Cindy Michael; and seventh-grade princess Sophie Lyons the daughter of Sharon and Andy Lively.

Prior to Saturday’s Homecoming dance, the Paden City Wildcat band will travel to Charleston to compete in the WV Band Invitational. The Wildcat Band just received the honor of 1st runner- up Grand Champion at Ripley’s Vikingfest.