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AHS announces 2022 Homecoming court

Arkadelphia Public Schools will celebrate their 2022 football homecoming on Friday, Sept. 30.

2022 Arkadelphia High School Homecoming court. Front Row: TaKylia Crawford, Blaise Batson, Liyah Smith, Brooklynn Boyette, Caitlyn McGough, Bailey Boyles, and Aliyah Ware. Back Row: Makayla Gentry, Avery Garner, Kirstin Hall, Madelyn Neel, Anna Derby, Emelia Eriksson, and Hope Howerton. | Submitted photo

The Homecoming court will be presented to the student body at a pep rally at 1:30 p.m. at Badger Stadium. Later that evening, the presentation of the court and coronation ceremony will begin at 6:20 p.m. at Badger Stadium. Following the coronation ceremony, the Badgers will take on Mena in a conference matchup at 7 p.m. The students and staff at Arkadelphia High School would like to invite everyone to attend the Homecoming events.

The 14 young ladies selected by the Arkadelphia High School student body to serve on the 2022 Homecoming court are:

Blaise Batson

Blaise is the daughter of Blake and Jill Batson. Her pep rally escorts are Brice Thrower and Allen Buckley. Brice is the son of Brice Thrower and Allen Buckley. Brice is the son of Lashunda Thrower. Allen is the son of the late Rosetta Buckley. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Blake Batson.

Brooklynn Boyette

Brooklynn is the daughter of Darrin and Holly Boyette. Her pep rally escorts are Alex Gatlin and Hayden
Harper. Alex is the son of Nicole Hale. Hayden is the son of Dewayne and Kari Harper. She will be escorted at the game by her
father, Darrin Boyette.

Bailey Boyles

Bailey is the daughter of Kevin and Wendi Boyles. Her pep rally escort is LaTonnieo Hughes. LaTonnieo is the son of Mia Bowens and LaTonnieo Hughes Sr. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Kevin Boyles.

TaKylia Crawford

TaKylia is the daughter of Kyla and Kidaro Williams and the granddaughter of Ursula Crawford. Her pep rally escort is Jakobi Scott. Jakobi is the son of Ashlee Dixon and Ja-leel Scott. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Kidaro Williams.

Anna Derby

Anna is the daughter of Jay and Susan Derby. Her pep rally escort is Broc Currey. Broc is the son of Brett and Rendi
Currey. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Jay Derby.

Emelia Eriksson

Emelia is the daughter of Johan and Candace Eriksson. Her pep rally escort is Ja’Lyus Solomon. Ja’Lyus is the son of Joloni Solomon and Latia Munn. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Johan Eriksson.

Avery Garner

Avery is the daughter of Lance and Andrea Garner. Her pep rally escorts are Rocky Hughes and Kourtney Brown. Rocky is the son of Nakia Henderson and the late Rocky Ray Hughes. Kourtney is the son of Danielle Brown. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Lance Garner.

Makayla Gentry

Makayla is the daughter of Dana and Rekina Gentry. Her pep rally escort is Max Wilson. Max is the son of Tye and Shawna Wilson and Shea Griffen. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Dana Gentry.

Kirstin Hall

Kirstin is the daughter of James and Kanesseia Hall. Her pep rally escort is Jakyri Scott. Jakyri is the son of Ashlee Dixon and Jahleel Scott. She will be escorted at the game by her father, James Hall.

Hope Howerton

Hope is the daughter of David and Kelly Howerton. Her pep rally escort is Carter Babb. Carter is the son of Chris and Amy Babb. She will be escorted at the game by her father, David Howerton.

Caitlyn McGough

Caitlyn is the daughter of Cris and Nicole McGough. Her pep rally escort is Donovan Whitten. Donovan is the son of Donnie Whitten and Karri Whitten. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Cris McGough.

Madelyn Neel

Madelyn is the daughter of Andy and Heather Neel. Her pep rally escorts are Nigel Robinson and Zane Thomason. Nigel is the son of Victoria Griffin and grandson of Ivory Cheeks. Zane is the son of Justin and Melissa Thomason. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Andy Neel.

Liyah Smith

Liyah is the daughter of Shalonda McCoy and Alvin Johnson and Ronnie Smith. Her pep rally escort is Marveon Berry. Marveon is the son of Eliza Davis and Marvin Berry. She will be escorted at the game by her step-father, Alvin Johnson.

Aliyah Ware

Aliyah is the daughter of Mayra Sanchez and Ollie Ware Jr. Her pep rally escort is Tripp Campbell. Tripp is the son of Chris and Sandy Campbell. She will be escorted at the game by her father, Ollie Ware Jr.

AHS offered a special thanks to: Kelzek Fine Jewelry for donating the beautiful crowns; Caroline Rose Photography, event photographer; Ashley Wesley, Homecoming coordinator; Steve Patterson, announcer; Callie Hunley; Trent Smith; Trinity Temple Assembly of God; Caroline Reed; Clair Mays; Kedriel Johnson; and anyone who participated to make Homecoming 2022 a success.

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