The Warrior Wire

Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

Northern+Royalty%3A+Seniors+Messiah+Thompson+and+Chloe+Duster+stand+as+the+winners+for+Mr+and+Miss+North+Atlanta+this+year.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

Northern Royalty: Seniors Messiah Thompson and Chloe Duster stand as the winners for Mr and Miss North Atlanta this year.

Northern Royalty: Seniors Messiah Thompson and Chloe Duster stand as the winners for Mr and Miss North Atlanta this year.

Cady Studios

Northern Royalty: Seniors Messiah Thompson and Chloe Duster stand as the winners for Mr and Miss North Atlanta this year.

Cady Studios

Cady Studios

Northern Royalty: Seniors Messiah Thompson and Chloe Duster stand as the winners for Mr and Miss North Atlanta this year.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






In September, North Atlanta students were excited about everything homecoming related: the game, the dance and, of course, the all-important selections for this year’s Homecoming Court. Last month, court candidates were campaigning among their peers in order to gain the edge. A popularity contest? Perhaps. But also a fun opportunity to get one’s name out there — and all over the school.   

The girls who ran for Miss 9th Grade went all out. Walking along the fourth-floor hallway, the walls were covered in posters. The eventual winner was Rapture Vaugh who ran a spirited race among fellow candidates Avery Horton and Asia Thomas. There were no male candidates for Mr. 9th grade so winners for the freshmen only came in one gender.  

For Miss. 10th Grade, a group of friends ran and despite the competition they promised to continue to be friends no matter the voting outcome. The winner, Rylie Dixon, believes that running for Miss 10th grade made her make a lot of new friends “I was so happy and shocked,” she said. “I just wished all of the girls could’ve won with me.”  

The winner for Mr. 10th Grade was Camari Gilbert, a player on Warrior junior varsity basketball team. His strategy for campaigning was to use social media as his main vote-getting platform, a tactic that worked in his favor. “I decided that using social media might be more beneficial for me because everyone is constantly scrolling through their feeds and watching stories on Snapchat,” he said.  

The winners for Mr. and Miss 11th Grade were Tyree Hyde and Imani Miles. Hyde and his close group of friends have individually run every year, starting in 9th grade. “This was the best way for us all to enjoy winning,” he said.

The naming of senior class winners was the highlight of the evening. They were:  Miss 12th Grade Chole Senter, Mr. 12th Grade Jaden Yankey, Mr. Black and Silver Justin Sanders and Miss Black and Silver Kennedy Robbins. The Mr. and Miss Black and Silver awards go to noteworthy varsity athletes and this year’s winners were especially well regarded. Sanders is the football team’s most prolific offensive player and Robbins is a varsity basketball cheerleader. School favorites, the pair both respectively ran away with their homecoming wins.  

Homecoming King and Queen are always the evening’s biggest winners. And at North, the winners for Mr. and Miss North Atlanta this year were seniors Messiah Thompson and Chloe Duster.

Duster got creative when she was convincing students to vote for her. She walked around the cafeteria with a Polaroid camera and props and when she took pictures of students would write “#VoteChlo” on it and give it to them.

This year’s homecoming was important in school history because it is the first homecoming game victory in a decade. And a fun and happy night was capped off with plenty of halftime star power with the naming of the homecoming court. Here’s to you 2018 Homecoming Court: May your stars always shine bright!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Left
  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    Features

    Psychology and World History Teacher Antoine Everhart Retires From North Atlanta

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    News

    North Atlanta Pulls Out Historic Win vs. Riverwood

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    News

    Stan Lee’s Death Means No More Marvel Cameos

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    A&E

    (Talented) Help Wanted: Soon-Coming Auditions for Spring Musical “Heathers”

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    Lifestyle

    Dates, Dresses and Pictures: North Students Confront PDC Season

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    News

    Atlanta United Brings Home the Hardware To Title-Starved Town

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    Features

    The Death of Stephen Hillenburg: We’re Feeling It Now Mr. Krabs

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    News

    First Time Voters Take On Midterms

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    News

    North Atlanta Students React to the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

  • Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On

    A&E

    Visiting Falcons Help Kick Off New Art Leadership Program

Navigate Right
For All Things North, Read the Wire
Homecoming 2018: North Atlanta Royalty Shine On