Cape Hatteras homecoming and parade celebrated

Published 5:42 pm Sunday, March 13, 2022

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Homecoming at Cape Hatteras Secondary was celebrated during basketball season.

Twenty students, selected by classmates, walked through a flower-bedecked arbor as introductions were made.

Crowned king and queen were seniors Osmar Padilla and Yoselyn Gabriel.

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Selected as princess and prince were senior Clara Oden and Trip Stephens, a sophomore.

The duke and duchess for 2022 were junior Alan Garcia and senior Catherine Rebollo.

Additional members of the homecoming court by class are:

First Year: Gracie Fuller and Kevin Gonzalez-Caldera.

Sophomores: Alice Miranda, Derick Garcia and Faith Porras Ruter.

Juniors: Grace Shoemaker, Addy Wilson, Malia Speedy, Jonathan De Olivera and Lucas Blankenship.

Seniors: Felicity Quidley, Jose Briones, Devin Lester and Damon Lester.

After the homecoming ceremony, a parade that ended Spirit Week was held at the Cape Hatteras Elementary School.

Cheers from students greeted the Cape Hatteras Secondary volleyball team and the Spanish II class wearing costumes and dancing to Latin music. The sophomore class had a float. Junior class representatives to the homecoming court rode in the parade as did the prince and princess, duke and duchess. Closing out the parade were homecoming King Osmar Padilla and Queen Yoselyn Gabriel.

The school’s mascot Poseidon with his trident circled the parade high-fiving elementary students.