DeKalb County High School students celebrated the last day of Spirit Week with a Homecoming Day parade Friday afternoon.
The Tiger football team's homecoming opponent Friday night is the Cannon County Lions and the floats in the parade had a Tiger versus Lions theme.
The parade featured Homecoming Queen Ashley Medlin and her attendants, 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.
Winners in the Float Competition were:
First Place: Senior Class- "Tigers Launch the Lions
Second Place: Junior Class- "Tigers Battle the Lions"
Third Place: Freshman Class-" Taking Over, Tiger Pride Rocks"
Fourth Place: Sophomore Class- "Tigers Rope the Lions"
Fifth Place: FCCLA Club- "Ok: Tigers Blow the Lions Away"
Best Decorated Automobiles:
First Place: Cason Oakley
Second Place: Harlli Silcox
Third Place: Kaylyn Thompson