• Roger Sims, Journal Staff

Prairie View crowns Homecoming queen and king

Updated: Nov 3

Seniors Garret Cullor and Emmaleigh Pettey were crowned 2022 Prairie View Homecoming king and queen during a ceremony before the football game against Iola on Friday night. Assisting in the ceremony was last year's king and queen, Alex Pettey, left, and Lauren Aust, right, with the help of crown-bearers Denny Accosta, front left, and Charlsey Medcalf. (Photos by Roger Sims/Linn County Journal)

Friday night, Oct. 14, was Homecoming night for Prairie View High School. The crowning of the queen and king before the football game against Iola capped off a week of activities that included dress-up days, a bonfire and rallies for the students from the two elementary schools.

By a vote of students, seniors Garrett Cullor and Emmaleigh Pettey were chosen 2022 Homecoming king and queen. Last year's king and queen, Alex Pettey (Emmaleigh's brother) and Lauren Aust presented the crowns and robes to their successors.

Prairie View cheerleaders had larger-than-life cutouts of the queen and king candidates's faces and cheered for them as they were announced.

Queen candidate Lexi Baker was escorted by Garret Cullor.

Candidate Emma Chambers was escorted by John Burk.

Wayde Cox-Halliburton was the escort for queen candidate Maddi Baker.

Queen candidate Emmaleigh Pettey was escorted by Ronnie Davis.

The full royal court gather for a group picture before the king and rest of the candidates head to the lockerroom.

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