Students enjoy “Enchanted” Homecoming Dance

Another successful homecoming at St. Patrick Catholic High School has lifted the spirits of the students and encouraged high schoolers to keep pushing through the 2015-2016 school year. The annual Homecoming dance this year was held at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum on September 26 beginning at eight in the evening. After an exciting homecoming week full of dress up days, a fantastic Irish Idol, brutal powder puff game, cheerful blackout pep rally, delicious classic luncheon, spiritually-enriching homecoming mass, heart-warming family picnic, and revamped court parade; students spent Saturday morning preparing for the evening’s homecoming dances.

This year’s theme chosen by the Student Council was “An Enchanted Homecoming.” The enchanted decorated venue featured tents with lights, trees, foliage, and archways. Professional pictures along with goodie bags of trail mix were provided for the attendees. At eight-thirty the homecoming court was presented and Senior Justin Diaz was crowned king. The 2015-2016 homecoming king exclaimed, “It felt so great to be crowned. I’m so appreciative and relieved that I get to keep the homecoming king tradition in my family going.” Crowned Friday at the homecoming game, Queen Ramsey Wagner mentioned, “It was such a huge surprise and I’m so appreciative of everyone who voted for me. It was a huge honor!” The rest of the attendees had an amazing night dancing and socializing with their classmates.

The Student Council would like to thank everyone involved in the planning of, decorating, or cleaning up of the homecoming dance and hopes for another successful year.

Story by: Caroline Rinker; Photo credit: Caroline Rinker