FLINT TWP. — It was a banner week of celebration for Carman-Ainsworth Schools capped off by the annual Homecoming Parade on Van Slyke and Maple roads.
Riders on horseback and appearances by Miss Michigan Princess scholarship pageant winners were among parade highlights. Township fire and police vehicles also made their annual appearance.
YouthQuest and robotics clubs were parade entries made up mostly of school groups but several township businesses also participated including bd’s Mongolian barbecue.
Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff and other school administrators were among those walking in the parade and passing out candy.
High school students created floats with a Mt. Olympus theme featuring the mythological Greek Gods Zeus, Poseidon, Apollo and Ares.
A homecoming King and Queen, chosen from seniors, rode in the parade and were crowned during half-time at the football game which C-A won. They were attended by a court of princes and princesses selected from lower grades, who also rode in the parade.