Romeo Montes and Lexus Lawhorn
Cerro Gordo High School celebrated Homecoming last week and the announcement of the king and queen took place at halftime of Friday night’s game. Lexus Lawhorn, daughter of Kelley and Dane Lawhorn was named queen and Romeo Montes, grandson of Vicky and Lee Gagnon and son of Amanda Montes was selected as king. The court and their parents/family were also introduced at that time.
The annual bonfire was held on Thursday evening at the Piatt County Fairgrounds. On Friday, the parade stepped off at 1:00 p.m. and was be led by the Colors of American Legion Post #117 and its Auxiliary Unit. The Post has led the Homecoming parades since World War II. They also raise the Colors at each home football game.
The Homecoming Dance was held Saturday evening and featured the coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen.
This year’s Cerro Gordo High School Homecoming Court members were Freshmen Tatum McRae, daughter of Stacey and John McRae, and Kaydon Waterhouse, son of Roxy and Donald Waterhouse; Sophomores Reese Peters, daughter of Tonya and Matt Peters, and Caleb Weaver, son of Amanda Miller and Ryan Weaver; Juniors Jadyn McCarty, daughter of Jennifer and Jason McCarty, and Gavin Larrick, son of Casey Larrick.
Other queen candidates included Kaitlynn Adams, daughter of Kimberlee Adams and Lillyanna Weldy, daughter of Brandy and Aaron Weldy. The other two king candidates were Carson Brown, son of Jennifer and Michael Brown and Joseph Meinders, son of Tessa and Joseph Meinders.