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SSHS 2021 Homecoming Pre-Game Recognition

The mood at Gerald Prim Stadium was festive Friday night, Sept. 17, as fans and alumni packed the stands for the Sulphur Springs High School 2021 Homecoming pre-game recognition and Varsity Wildcats Football versus the Crandall Pirates.

The pre-game activities included recognition of the 11 young ladies nominated by the senior class to serve as the Homecoming Court. Each nominee was escorted by her parents or other family members onto the field for recognition of her school spirit through participation in various school activities. Afterward, the three girls selected as this year’s Homecoming Royalty were named. Each girl received a crown and a spray of roses.

The title of SSHS 2021 Homecoming Queen went to Hallie Hinton, the 18-year-old daughter of Trey and Andi Hinton. She has attended Sulphur Springs Schools for 13 years. Hallie is a member of Key Club, FCCLA, and 4-H. She also attends The Way Bible Church. After high school, she plans to attend college and major in business. Her favorite Bible verse is 1 Corinthians 16:14, “Let all you do be done in love.”

Litzy Chacón and Hannah Williams were crowned the SSHS 2021 Homecoming Princesses.

Litzy is the 17-year-old daughter of Jose Martín and Tomasa Chacón. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Litzy is a member of Rhapsody Choir, Student Council, Key Club, Yearbook staff, and is vice president of the Class of 2022. She is also involved in the Hopkins County Leadership Class, National Technical Honor Society and is treasurer of the National Honor Society. After high school, Litzy plans to attend a Texas university.

Hannah is the 17-year-old daughter of Michelle and James Williams. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 12 years. Hannah is a member of FCCLA and the drill team. After high school, she plans to attend Grand Canyon University, where she will major in sociology and psychology.

All of the 2021 nominees are accomplishments young ladies.

Haven Walker Moore, 17-year-old daughter of Dave and Shanequa Moore, has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Haven is a member of Key Club, HOSA, and Hi King Klub. She is also captain of the Sulphur Springs Blue Blazes. After high school, she plans to attend Prairie View A&M University to dance, then pursue her dreams on becoming a flight attendant.

Victoria Macias, the 17-year-old daughter of Jose and Stephanie Macias, has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 12 years. Victoria is a member of Key Club, FCCLA, and a member of the Yearbook Club. After high school she plans to attend Tyler Junior College, where she will major in law enforcement.

Janiya Gatlin, 17-year-old daughter of Natalie Gatlin and granddaughter of Nelson Gatlin, has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Janiya is a member of Key Club, on the Strategic Planning Committee, is a third-year HOSA officer, Sulphur Springs Blue Blaze senior sergeant, and serves as president of Hi King Klub. After high school, Janiya plans are to attend college to obtain a BSN in Nursing.

Katie Tiemeyer, 17-year-old daughter of Jeff and Amy Tiemeyer. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Katie is SSHS Varsity Cheer captain, a member of NHS, NTHS, HOSA, Key Club, Hopkins County Leadership, and serves at The Way Bible Church kids department every
Sunday and Wednesday. After high school, Katie plans to attend Texas A&M-Commerce, where she will major in Nutritional Science.

Desirea Hall, 17 -year-old daughter of Yolanda and Skeet Hall. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for eight years. Desirae is a member of Key club, FCCLA, FFA, and serves as historian and photographer of Hi King Klub. She is also senior sergeant of the Sulphur Springs Blue Blazes. After high school, she plans to attend Prairie View A&M University, where she will major in interior design.

KI’Yonna Redmon, is the 17-year-old daughter of Byron Redmon and Selena Givens. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. KI’Yonna is a member of Key Club, FCCLA, and HOSA.  After
high school, she plans to attend Prairie View A&M University, where she will major in Nursing.

Rylee Penny, daughter of Keith and Tracie Penny. She has attended Sulphur Springs High School for four
years. Rylee is a member of FCCLA, Key Club, the International Thespians Society, and is a Certified Firefighter through the Sulphur Springs High School Firefighter/EMT Program. After high school, she plans to attend the University of Texas at Tyler, with a goal of earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Harley Kate Speed, Harley is the 17-year-old daughter of Dustin and Sirena Speed. She has attended Sulphur Springs schools for 13 years. Harley is a member of Varsity Cheer, RYLA, Hopkins County Leadership, Key Club, HOSA, FCCLA, FCA, RAGE student ministries, Yearbook staff, SSCD Competitive Dance Team, is the founder of Sisterhood middle school girl’s ministry, and serves as Student Council vice president. After high school, she plans to attend Texas A&M-Commerce, where she will a major in education in the hope of becoming an elementary teacher and motivational speaker.

Author: Faith Huffman

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