2019 RAYNE HIGH HOMECOMING COURT - Members of the 2019 Rayne High School Homecoming Court who will be honored during Homecoming Week events September 16-20 are, front row, from left, Nae Francis, Lizzie Daigle, Dori Witherwax; back row, Madeleine Deville, Lexie Marks, Alyssa Dorsett, Morley Richard, Ke’asa Chevis, Gracie Bergeron and Autumn Meche. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
Rayne High Homecoming Court announced, events finalized
RAYNE - Traditional events for the annual Homecoming celebration at Rayne High School will be observed the week of September 16-20, by students, staff and alumni.
Highlighting the week-long celebration will be the crowning of the new Homecoming Queen and Homecoming Football Game on Friday, Sept. 20.
Named to the 2019 Homecoming Court are:
• Gracie Bergeron, daughter of Frank and Dawn Bergeron;
• Ke’asa Chavis, daughter of Crystal Landry and Claude Francis III;
• Lizzie Daigle, daughter of Jason and Rachel Daigle;
• Madeleine Deville, daughter of Scott Deville;
• Alyssa Dorsett, daughter of Jenny and Aaron Dorsett;
• Nae Francis, daughter of Brianna Francis;
• Lexie Marks, daughter of Amy and Beau Marks;
• Autumn Meche, daughter of Ronnie Paul Richard and Kelli Holloway Richard;
• Morley Richard, daughter of Jamie and Mike Richard; and
• Dori Witherwax, daughter of Josie Witherwax and Rodrick Batiste.
Among the 10 senior honorees, one will be crowned Friday during special halftime ceremonies of the annual Homecoming Football Game when the Wolves will host Westlake High School at Wolf Stadium.
In addition to the week-long events, the Homecoming Court, along with alumni and classes, will participate in the annual Homecoming Parade slated at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, following its usual route from Central Rayne Kindergarten. Parade line-up begins at 5:30 p.m. near Central Rayne Kindergarten.
The parade will end at Rayne High School where the Community Pep Rally and Powder Puff Game will be held.
Alumni are also invited back to Rayne High School on Friday, Sept. 20, to attend the annual Alumni Reception at 10 a.m. in the school library. Special tribute will be paid to the classmates of RHS graduating classes ending in 9’s.
Later Friday afternoon at 2 p.m., the annual Homecoming Pep Rally will be enjoyed in the school gym with all alumni invited to attend.
A number of daily activities will also be enjoyed by the students and staff on campus each day of Homecoming Week following this year’s theme, “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.”
Monday dress day is “Munchkinland” when students and staff will dress as a little kid.
“Lions, Tigers, Bears, OH MY!” will be observed Tuesday as students and teachers will dress in animal prints.
Twin Day will be observed Wednesday on “Which Witch is Which?”
As the city prepares for the annual Homecoming Parade, the “Horse of a Different Color” theme will be observed Thursday as students and teachers will dress in a different color, including seniors - pink, juniors - blue, sophomores - red and freshmen - green.
“Purple and Gold Pride Day” will see students and faculty don new Homecoming shirts on Friday as they prepare for the big football game later that evening.
Please contact Rayne High School at 334-6278 during normal school hours with any questions.