Kailey Pettit queen of Purdy's "Candyland" homecoming

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Senior Kailey Pettit was crowned homecoming queen at Purdy High School on Friday night. The daughter of Gerri and Jeff Bell and Darrell and Cassandra Pettit, Kailey received the crown over representatives of the other three classes, all in contention for the title. Fellow senior Brayden Jones, at right, attempted to place the crown, then turned the task over to fellow escort Robby Moody, who finished the job. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com

Homecoming ceremonies for Purdy High School were held on Feb. 6 in the school gym.

Following the crowning ceremony, the royal court and their escorts mounted a stage erected in the "Candyland: the World of Sweets" theme for Purdy High School's homecoming. Pictured, front row from left, are: crown bearer Cyris Williams and flower girl Kierstn Postlewait. Second row: sophomore Hannah White, junior Skylar Lakey, Queen Kailey Pettit, and freshman Layne Skiles. Back row: sophomore escorts James Hughlett and Jonatan Salazar; junior escorts Sydney Birge and Luis Cruz; senior escorts Robby Moody and Brayden Jones, who was also crowned Mister Tip-Off during the afternoon assembly; and freshmen escorts Hunter Cook and Jose Sanchez. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com
Bringing in the ceremonial gifts for the crowning ceremony were crown bearer Cyris Williams, son of Aaron Williams and grandson of Doug and Marsha Williams, and Kierstn Postlewait,, daughter of Heath and Rachel Postlewait. Introductions noted Cyris wants to be a policeman when he grows up. Kierstn wants to be a masseuse. Murray Bishoff/times-news@monett-times.com
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