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King Trevor and Queen Meaghan Crowned at Homecoming

Bulldogs Take Down the Raiders

September 10, 2017

Seniors Trevor Little and Meaghan Flowers were crowned as the 2017 Fall Homecoming King and Queen prior to the Galena-Frontenac football game at Abbey Field on Friday night.  The coronation was one of the many Homecoming festivities that took place on Friday leading up to the big game.  A door decorating contest took place throughout the week, with the doors being judged Friday morning.  Winners included Suzette Henderson's 4th grade class from Liberty, Tabitha McQuillan's 6th grade seminar class from GMS, and Amber Spencer's GHS seminar class.  The overall door decorating champion, and winner of the Dairy Queen gift card, was Tiffany Gratton's 6th grade GMS seminar class.  The Senior, Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman classes also had a float decorating contest.  The students worked on their class floats throughout the week and them showcased them in the parade.  The winner of the float contest was the Freshman class.  A big thank you to the following businesses/individuals for allowing the king and queen candidates to ride in their vehicles during the homecoming parade:  Mike Carpino Ford in Columbus, Jay Hatfield Chevrolet in Columbus, Frank Fletcher Ford-Lincoln in Joplin, Billie Jackson, & Derik Hunt.  Also, thank you to the "host parents," as well as all of the other parents that helped the students with the floats, and for providing a place for the students to meet to work on the floats and make good memories.

Galena Alumni were treated to a free meal by the GHS Student Council prior and during the football game in the Alumni Tent.  They also had the opportunity to sign up for door prizes.  Student Council would like to thank the following businesses for making gift/gift certificate donations to be given away as door prizes:  Galena EMS, Jeren Kent Photography, Galena Dairy Queen, Freddy's Frozen Custard, Los Nogales Mexican Restaurant, Galena Sentinel Times, Galena Sonic, Instant Karma, Galena Pizza Hut, Ye Olde King Pizza, Tropical Tan, Galena Subway, Galena Community Bank & Trust, Jennifer's Hair Care, Chick-Fil-A, Cici's Pizza, The Book Guy, The Herb Shop, Galena Casey's, Growing Trees Photography, EmJo Photography, Manzer Family Medicine Clinic, and the USD #499 Board Office.

Congratulations to the Galena football team for their big Homecoming win over the Frontenac Raiders with a score of 28-21.





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