2008 Crowley High Homecoming Court
CROWLEY – Crowley High School will celebrate Homecoming 2008 with the theme “Through the Years, 1904-2008.”
The Crowley High students will celebrate the week with “50’s-At the Hop” on Monday, September 22. Tuesday is “60’s-Funkadelic Love Day,” Wednesday is “70’s-Groovy Town Day,” Thursday is “80’s-Hip Hop Day,” and Friday is the traditional “Green and Gold Spirit Day.”
The Homecoming parade will be held in the downtown Crowley at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 25.
The parade will feature members of the Homecoming Court, the Football Sweetheart, the CHS football tea, a variety of club and class parade entries, and the CHS Marching Band. During the week, class spirit competitions will be held. On Monday, each class will decorate a window in the school and on Tuesday, each class will decorate an area in the Commons.
The Homecoming Pep Rally will be held Friday, September 26 in the in the Boys’ Gym at 1:45 p.m.
An alumni reception honoring the classes of 1988 and 1998 is also set for Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Family and Consumer Science Department. Crowley High School graduates of 1988 and 1998 are invited to attend.
The football game will also be held Friday as the Crowley High Gents take on Cecilia High School beginning at 7 p.m. at Gardiner Memorial Stadium. During half-time, the Football Sweetheart will be presented, and the newly selected Homecoming Queen for 2008 will be announced.
The members of the Homecoming Court are as follows. Michel’le Ashley Breaux is the daughter of Bernard and Michelle George. She has been a member of the CHS Topper Staff for three years, and is currently the co-editor. Michel’le is a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, and is currently attending Louisiana Technical College in Crowley to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. She maintains a 3.42 grade point average, and has plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she will major in Early Childhood Education.
Lavetta Vernoica Chaisson is the daughter of Linda Eaglin and Leroy Chaisson. She was named first All-District and All-Parish member of the Ladies Volleyball team in her sophomore year, and received the MVP award in her sophomore year in track. Lavetta has been on Student Council for four years, and has received the Hardest Working Student Award numerous times. She currently maintains a 3.3 average, and plans to attend Southern University, where she will major in nursing. She is a member of Morning Star Baptist Church.
Trolan Denae’ Cherisse Goffney is the daughter of Carol Handy and Troy Goffney. She has been a member of the Student Council for four years, and is an active member of the National Honor Society for two years, where she currently serves as treasurer. Trolan has also been a member of the CHS Chronicle staff for three years, and presently serves as senior editor. While maintaining a 3.7 grade point average, Trolan is planning to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she will major in education to pursue a career as a college professor.
Sharae Nicole Henry is the daughter of Kenneth and Gail Henry. She has been a member of the Ladies’ basketball team for four years, and presently serves as captain. Sharae was named MVP of the team during her junior year, as well as First-Team All-District and All-Parish. Also, Sharae has been a member of the CHS band and a Student Council Representative. Sharae received the Silver A award, the Bronze A award, in her freshman and sophomore years consecutively. She is a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church, and is currently employed by Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers. She maintains a 3.85 grade point average, and plans to attend Southern University, where she will major in Business Administration, to eventually pursue a career as a real estate broker.
Sommer Starr LeJeune is the daughter of Edward and Tonya LeJeune. She has been a member of the Ladies’ volleyball team for four years, and currently serves as setter. Sommer is also a member of the softball and track teams, where she has advanced to Regionals in javelin her sophomore year. Many times, she received the Hardest Working Student Award, and was awarded the Bronze A in Social Studies, Silver and Bronze B in English and Math. Sommer is a member of Gumpoint Church, maintains a 3.5 grade point average, and has plans to attend McNeese State University, with plans to become an orthodontist.
Myshika Aerial Payne is the daughter of June Meaux Payne and Johnny Earl Payne, Sr. She has been in student council two years, as well as the Ladies basketball team. She was named honorable mention during her junior year as a member of the Ladies volleyball team. Mushika was a member of the AHEC program in the summer of 2007, and is a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. Currently, she maintains a 3.49 grade point average, and plans to attend McNeese State University to major in pediatrics.
Wynona Angelle Spell is the daughter of Kurt and Marisa Spell. For the past four years, she has been a member of the Student Council, having served on the executive board in her senior year. As an FFA member for two years and 4-H, she received two parish grand champion awards, one state reserved champion award, and several first place ribbons in showmanship for livestock showing. During her junior and senior years, she has been on the Cheerleading squad and the FFA for two years. Wynona is a manager of the football team, and represented CHS as Louisiana Girls’ State at Northwestern State University in 2008. She is a member of Forest Park Church of Christ, and maintains a 4.0 grade point average, with plans to attend the University of Louisiana, majoring in psychology.
Miranda Michelle Stelly is the daughter of Mike and Christine Stelly. She has been a member of the Cheerleading squad for three years, and is currently serving as co-captain. Miranda also serves a peer tutor, as well as in Student Council. She also attends Forest Park Church of Christ. Miranda has maintained a 3.0 grade point average, and has plans to attend Southeastern Louisiana University with a major in Special Education.
Amber Paige Stewart is the daughter of Terry and Gwen Stewart. She has been a member of the Cheerleading squad and Student Council, both for four years. Amber currently serves a vice-president of National Honor Society, of which she is a two-year member. Named Hardest Working member of the track team for two years, Amber has been awarded a total of eight medals for her individual and relay events. Amber has received the Gold A award for seven consecutive semesters in Math, and the Silver A award for five consecutive semesters in English, Science, and Social Studies, while maintaining a 4.0 grade point average Amber plans to attend Nicholls State University, with a focus on law.
Mara Celes Weekley is the daughter of Creig and Sherry Weekley. As a four-year starter on the Ladies softball team, she claimed All-District Honorable Mention in her sophomore year, and First-Team All-District and All-Parish during her junior year. She has been a manager or the volleyball team for three years, on the track team for two years, and a football manager for one year. Celes was a delegate of the 2008 Louisiana Girls State, and currently holds a 3.4 grade point average. She has also received the Silver B awards in English, Social Studies, and Science. Celes attends Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, and is a member of the First Methodist Church CALL Youth Group. After graduation, Celes plans to attend Louisiana Tech University, with a major in kinesiology.
The Crowley High School football team has chosen Olivia Lynn Habetz as the 2008 Football Sweetheart. She is the daughter of Karen and Milton Habetz. Olivia has been an active member of the Student Council for four years, and has served as vice-president of her sophomore class and president of her junior class. She is also a member of the National Honor Society for three years, serving as vice-president and in her junior year and president during her senior year. Olivia has participated in Band for two years and track for one year. Olivia has been on the yearbook staff for three years, has attended Louisiana Girls State, and the Louisiana Association of Student Councils Convention. She serves as a Peer Tutor, while maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. Olivia attends Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, and the youth group at the First Methodist Church. Olivia plans to attend Southeastern University in Hammond, where she plans to major in kinesiology, with a goal of being a physical therapist or sports agent.
The week concludes with the Homecoming Dance sponsored by the Crowley High Student Council. The dance will be Saturday, September 27 from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Crowley High School Commons Area.