School Spirit on Display during DCHS Homecoming Parade

September 19, 2008
Dwayne Page
Junior Class Float Wins First Place
Shiroki North America- First Place Business Decoration
DCHS Homecoming Court

School spirit was on display Friday afternoon as students from DeKalb County High School celebrated the last day of Homecoming Week with a parade from the school to downtown.

The Tiger football team's homecoming opponent Friday night was the Station Camp Bison and each float in the parade had a Tiger versus Bison theme.

The parade featured the Homecoming Queen and her court, the DCHS Fighting Tiger Band, the Tiger Football Team, DCHS Cheerleaders, among others including many students who decorated their automobiles and drove them in the parade.

The Junior Class took first place for their float entry called "Tigers Barbeque the Bison" featuring a large smoking barbeque pit with a huge bottle of mustard, ketchup, and a picnic table.

Second Place went to the Senior Class for their float called " Tigers Bulldoze the Bison" featuring a big yellow bulldozer on a construction site.

The Freshman Class received third place for their float called "Tigers Bury the Bison" depicting a Bison bone field and a casket with tombstones representing the three teams the Tigers have already beaten this season.

The Sophomore Class float called " Go Tigers Sizzle Bison" won fourth place featuring a fire pit with a rotating Bison, large marshmellows, football field, and a goal post.

The FCCLA Club took fifth place for their float called "Tigers Tackle Bison's Camp.

Ashley Owen won first place in the best decorated automobile category. Brittany Cleveland took second place, and Nikita Young received third place.

Winners of the best decorated classroom doors at DCHS were: First place- Daniel Seber (Tiger Chef); Second Place- Lori Page (Barbeque the Bison); and Third Place- Larry Steffee (Bison Wings- All You Can Eat Buffet)

Winners of the best decorated business category were: First place- Shiroki North America; Second Place- Home Health Concepts; and Third Place- the law office of Sue Puckett Jernigan.

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