The 2016 Purdy High School Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas were crowned on Dec. 16 at the evening's basketball games against Cassville. This year's theme was "Believe," inspired by "The Polar Express" film. The royal holiday court is pictured from left: freshmen Elizabeth Hoffman, daughter of Joe and Lisa Hoffman, and Andrew Martinez, son of Yadi Martinez and Richard Hert; sophomores Makenzie Crumpler, daughter of Sasha and Niles McNee and Boyce and Jodi Crumpler, and Mason Schallert, son of Todd and Tracy Schallert; Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas: juniors Adam Humphrey, son of Steve and Tammy Humphrey, and Mikey Schad, daughter of Ryan and Carla Schad; and seniors James Hughlett, son of James and Holly Hughlett, and Megan Thomas, daughter of Jerry and Rhonda Thomas. Contributed photo
The 2016 Purdy High School Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas were crowned on Dec. 16.