Smyrna High School celebrated Homecoming with the community tonight, Oct. 13, with a parade followed by the Homecoming football game at Charles V. Williams Stadium.
Naomi Bowser was crowned Queen, and football star Will Knight was crowned King, while the Senior Class of 2018 won the float contest tonight at Smyrna High School's Homecoming.
The high school celebrated with the community at the Homecoming parade in Smyrna, starting at John Bassett Moore Intermediate School (the former high school) and traveling north on Main Street to North Smyrna Elementary School. Along with the Homecoming Court and class floats, the parade included the Smyrna High School Band, the Alumni Band, sports teams, school clubs and community groups.
At the football game at Charles V. Williams Stadium, Smyrna's Will Knight had an incredible game, scoring seven touchdowns to lead the Eagles over previously unbeaten Sussex Central, 46-13.
Knight was also crowned Homecoming King, with his mother and sister accepting the award at halftime while he was in the locker room with the team.
Naomi Bowser was crowned Homecoming Queen.
The rest of the Homecoming Court included queen candidates Montee Gibson, Reece Trabaudo, Maddy Keister, Jade Edwards, and Julia Denston, and king nominees Abdul Musa, Jared Mullen, Marcanthony Smith, George Class-Peters and Nate Ridgeway.
In the class float competition, the Seniors won with their Beatles-inspired float with "The Red Album" on the "Soulful Senior Tour," proclaiming "Come Together" and "Peace Out."
The Sophomores finished second featuring a carousel theme with the messages "Eagles Spin the Game," "Eagles on Top," "#SpinTheKnights" and "#2Dizzy2Play."
The Juniors placed third with their float inspired by "Game of Thrones," while the Freshmen finished fourth with their breakfast bowl of "Frosted Mini Knights Made with Shredded Hopes."