Winner High School will celebrate its annual homecoming Sept. 20-21.
The homecoming royalty candidates are: Gabby Kocer, Gracie Littau, Madison Thieman, Alexis Richey, Bayli Beehler, Brandon Volmer, Tyson Westendorf, Casey Stickland, Shea Connot, and Nolan Sachtjen.
The seniors chosen as float riders are: Sierra Hansen, Madison Kerner, Brielle Bachmann, Abby Marts, Sadie Woods, Wyatt Turnquist, Colton Schroeder, Luke Hennebold, Logan Tunnissen and Jerry Long Crow.
The coronation and alumni roll call will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Armory.
The crowning of the princess and warrior, the announcement of the parade marshal and the annual alumni roll call are all highlights of the coronation ceremony.
Abby Marts and Logan Tunnissen are the master and mistress of ceremonies.
Ushers are Elijah Blare, Trey Welch, Jeslyn Felix and Makenna Petersen.
The high school band, WHS cheerleaders and Warriorettes will perform.
The burning of the W will follow the ceremony in front of the ag building.
Any alumni reunions that require reserved seating can call Mona LaCompte at the high school at 842-8125. There is also reserved seating for alumnus that prefer not to climb the bleachers.
The annual pep rally will be held Thursday at 2:15 p.m. at the football field.
The activities will include a board game themed obstacle course, an eating contest, a real life game of Hungry Hippos.
There will also be the traditional presenting of the torches, a tug of war and class cheer challenge.
Spectators are encouraged to sit on the east side of the stadium, middle schoolers on the east side of the steps, 9-12 graders in ascending order sit on the west side of the stadium.
On Friday, the homecoming parade will start at 2 p.m. “Game On” is the parade theme.
Any group that wants to participate in the parade can call LaCompte.
Parade entries will line up at the corner of 7th Street and Country Club Road starting at 12:30 p.m.
Winner High School would like to remind everyone that the school and fields are alcohol and drug free zones.
The week will conclude with the football game at 7 p.m. Winner Warriors will host Mt. Vernon/Plankinton Titans.
The ticket office opens at 5:30 p.m. with pregame at 6:30 p.m.
Winner Student Council will have concessions. The proceeds help to fund homecoming activities.
Each day of the week has a special theme. Monday was Candy Land: Sweet Dreams (dress in favorite pajamas or sleep wear)
Tuesday—What are you doing with your Life? (dress as your future favorite career)
Wednesday—Take a trip to the jungle with a game of Jamanji (dress as your favorite jungle animal or in best safari clothes).
Thursday—Class color day
Friday—Purple and Gold day
Class colors chosen are:
To join in the festivities, all faculty are invited to dress up for the theme days or wear jeans and Winner Warrior apparel.
Winner High School student council puts on the homecoming activities. Their advisors are Mona LaCompte and Lisa Jankauskas.
“We strive to have a fun-filled homecoming week for the students, alumni and community,” said the student council.