By CINDY CROSBY
Bethany Monroe was crowned as the 2021-22 Colleton County High School Homecoming Queen on Friday, October 1 during halftime activities against Bluffton High School. Monroe was escorted by CCHS Cadet Lashombre Johnson.
The Homecoming Court included: Jayla Jackson, Miss Freshman, escorted by CCHS Cadet Tre’Quan Syphrett; Sarai Frazier, Miss Sophomore, escorted by CCHS Cadet Ryan Hampson; Brook Shaw, Miss Junior, escorted by CCHS Cadet Tristian Brooks; and Taylor Gertrude, Miss Senior, escorted by CCHS Cadet Hunter Gooding.
Other candidates and their CCHS Cadet escorts included:
Freshman: Ay’Eshia Grant, escorted by Coby Daniels; Damitia Gardener, escorted by Christian Hampson; and Akeelyah Daniel, escorted Julian Snelgrove.
Sophomore: Iannayshqa Perez, escorted by Tyler Scites; Megan Stanley, escorted by Cameryn Zeller; and Saniye Washington, escorted by Preston Morrow.
Junior: Emmie Crosby, escorted by Michael Morrero; Jana Matthews, escorted by Wyatt Sutton; and Shawna Sherrill, escorted by Elliott Clark.
Senior: Deoni Tripplett, escorted by Cameron Huggins and Russunde Backshear, escorted by Aiden Schoulte.
Colleton County High School issued special thanks to Heather Mushrush, Stephanie Drawdy, Madeline Brawley, Jay DePinto, Chris Hutchens, Meagan Driggers and Tommy Finigan, along with the CCHS Student Council, the CCHS NJROTC color guard, honor guard and cadet escorts, as well as the CCHS Chorus, the Band of Blue and the CCHS Cheerleaders for contributing to the CCHS Homecoming festivities.