Sallianne Roher was crowned 2018 Friendswood High School Homecoming Queen. Roher was escorted by Ryan Peplinski (64). Friendswood (5-2) played Shadow Creek (7-0) in a district showdown and came up short 27-19 in a valiant effort. Photo by Olyn Taylor

Rock & Roll, FHS Royalty all part of Homecoming 2018

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Homecoming for Friendswood High School was during the week of Oct. 15-19.

Rock ‘n’ Roll was this year’s theme for the Homecoming Parade Thursday, Oct. 18. The annual event had 33 entries with many clubs and organizations portraying classic rock bands. The parade also included Homecoming queen and sweetheart finalists, and alumni from the classes of 1978 and 1999.

FHS Volleyball Float won Most Creative, FHS Juniors won Best Class Float, FHS Cheer was awarded Best Use of Theme and FHS Softball was named Most Spirited. Each category winner received $100.

Following the parade, the Friendswood High School Alumni Association recognized and honored the 2018 Distinguished Alumni at the Green Event Center on FM 528. Winners this year included Georgeann McLean Warnock from the Class of 1994, Josh Rogers from Class of 1994, and Matt Taylor, Class of 1975. Ed and Marilyn Beken were named Dr. Myrlene Kennedy Honorary Alumni for 2018.

Rogers, the Bekens and Taylor were announced and recognized on the field for their awards before the Homecoming football game.

The Junior Class hosted the pre-game dinner at the FHS Cafeteria.

Sallianne Roher was named Homecoming Queen. She was escorted by Ryan Peplinski. Candidates were Roher, Reagan Greny and Mae McAninch.

Caroline Velek was awarded Homecoming Sweetheart. She was escorted by Russell Langston. The candidates were Velek, Payton Montemayor and Ashlee Reuter.

Trophy and flower bearers were children of members of the FHS Class of 1999. Participants included Claire and Clayton Montemayor, children of Leah Montemayor Anderson; Britton Sellers Bedinger, daughter of Shannon Sellers Bedinger; Kailee Guzzetta Dibble, daughter of Bethany Guzzetta Dibble; Harper and Walker Hanegan, children of Wade Hanegan; and Nolan McCormack Rudy, daughter of Candace McCormack.

The Class of 1999 was honored and met on the track during Homecoming activities at the game.

The Varsity Mustangs (5-2) played the Shadowcreek Sharks (7-0) and lost to them 27-19.

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