SIDNEY — Roll out the Red Carpet …. The Sidney High Student Government is hosting the annual homecoming dance with the theme “Hollywood.” Colors for the dance will be black, gold and red.
A pep assembly on Friday, Oct. 2, will begin the homecoming activities for SHS students. The SHS band and cheerleaders from all levels will kick off the festivities. Greg Snyder’s Television Production class will present a video slide show highlighting each court candidate. Court members will then participate in various competitions.
The homecoming parade will kick off at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the Shelby County Fairgrounds and will end at about 6:15 at Sidney Memorial Stadium. Spectators can park at the high school and watch the parade and still have plenty of time to get to their seats to see the court introduced. SHS teachers will judge the floats on design, spirit and theme. Participants in the parade will include all court members riding in convertibles and class floats. The parade will head south on Highland Ave and then West on Campbell Road to the high school. The winning class float will be announced after crowning.
Court members introduced at 6:20 p.m. at the football station. Alec Batton and Lauren Spaugy, the 2014 king and queen, will crown the new king and queen at about 6:30 p.m. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. against Trotwood.
The homecoming dance is Saturday, Oct. 3, from 8 to 11 p.m. in the SHS large gym. Tickets are on sale before and after school and at lunch. Tickets are $8. Any student bringing a guest must fill out a guest form and return it before buying tickets. Tickets will be sold at the door for $8 with proper school ID.
Queen candidates for the 2015 homecoming court are Adrianne Miller, 18, daughter of Fran and Chad Miller; Kaitlyn Davis, 18, daughter of Renee and Darin Davis; Ashley Egan, 17, daughter of Cathy and Mike Egan; Shelby Baker, 18, daughter of Julie and Bill Baker; Elizabeth Barr, 17, daughter of Sarah and Eric Barr; Mersadi Timmons, 17, daughter of Chris Timmons and Melissa and Craig Inman; and Sylvia Taborn, 17, daughter of LaVone Meyer and Stacey and Brad Goffena.
King candidates for the 2015 homecoming court are Quentin McKenzie, 17, son of Christine and James McKenzie; Benjamin McClain, 17, son of Darlene and Bill McClain; Devin Santos, 18, son of Claire Santos-Peredo and Andrew Peredo; Lorenzo Taborn, 17, son of Barbara Taborn and Cardy Taborn; Samuel Niswonger, 17, son of Laura and Chris Niswonger; Damien Duff, 17, son of Jacquie Blakley and Brian Duff; and Darryl McNeal, 17, son of Belinda Stockton and Darryl McNeal Sr.