CCHS celebrates homecoming week, parade set for Friday

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By Beth Braden

Campbell County High School’s homecoming parade will displace the normal traffic breezing through downtown LaFollette on Friday afternoon. Director of Schools Donnie Poston is the parade’s grand marshal

The parade will leave the LaFollette United Methodist Church and the senior citizen’s center around 1:30 p.m. and will end near Sonic.

“We’ve got a great turnout,” said Billie Jo Ralston, student council sponsor. Every class is responsible for making floats, and some school clubs have entries as well. The marching band and some local businesses will also participate.

The classes have made flags, which are already hanging downtown. Larger signs will be hung on businesses.

Spirit Week has also been in full swing. Monday was USA Patriotic Day. Tuesday was pajama day. Wednesday was Wednesday twins day. Today is color wars. Seniors are in black, juniors are in blue, sophomores are in orange, the freshmen are in white and faculty members are in red. Tomorrow is blue and orange day.

Sixteen girls, four from each class, are vying for the crown.

“We will crown a class attendant plus the queen,” said Ralston.

Homecoming queen will be crowned before kick-off at Friday night’s game between the CCHS Cougars and the Clinton Dragons. The game begins at 7:30 p.m., homecoming activities will begin just before 7 p.m.