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 Hixson Wildcats and the floats in the parade had a Tiger versus Wildcats theme. THE DCHS TIGERS DEFEATED HIXSON 42-13 (SEE LOCAL SPORTS FOR THE STORY)
The parade featured Homecoming Queen Kaylee Cantrell and her court, the DCHS Fighting Tiger Band, lots of decorated cars and trucks, county and city law enforcement officers, and fire fighters, among others. The event concluded with a pep rally on the square led by DCHS Football cheerleaders.
The Sophomore Class took first place with their float called "Tigers Tame the Wildcats"
Second place went to the Junior Class with their float called "Tigers Huntin' Hixson"
The FCCLA Club received third place with the theme "We are #1 DCHS- Bury the Wildcats"
Winners of the best decorated vehicles in the parade were: First place- Dustin Cook; Second place- Mallory Sullivan; and Third place- Kayla Stanley
Businesses with the best window displays were: First Place- The Flower Box; Second Place, Head Turners; and Third Place- Fluty's Shoes.
Scavenger hunt winners were: First Place- Sophomores; Second Place- Juniors; and Third Place- Seniors.