FLINT TWP. — Batman? The Joker? Captain America? Superman? The Incredible Hulk?
Who will save the day? Who will reign supreme?
Those questions and more will be answered during Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Week festivities.
Superheroes and Villains is the theme of the weeklong celebration that begins Monday, October 5 with daily dressup themes at the high school and ends October 10 with the Homecoming Dance.
Final votes are in for the king and queen and court that will be featured in the Homecoming Parade on Friday from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m.
King and Queen winners will be announced and crowned during halftime at the Homecoming Game against Bay City Central.
Queen candidates, all seniors, are Kendal Brantley, Danielle Crowder, Dymond Hill, Jailyn Loving and Mya Smith.
Senior King candidates are Jaylen Bradley, Jarell Giles, Jalen Lewis, Montrell Weatherspoon and Isaac Young.
Essiana Spiller is the Freshman Princess and Rolaunde McCree is the Freshman Prince.
Morgan Sherrer is the Sophomore Princess and Ja’Kavien Lewis is the Sophomore Prince.
En’Dea Haygood is the Junior Princess and Connor Yambrink is the Junior Prince.
Vera Hazlett, a high school English teacher, has been chosen as the parade grand marshal. A teacher at C-AHS since 2006, she was a Michigan Teacher of the Year Nominee in 2012.
As usual, parade participants will line up at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and step off at about 4:15 p.m. The parade route follows Van Slyke Road south to Maple Road and ends at Carman Ainsworth Middle School where the game takes place. Van Slyke and parts of Maple Road wlll be closed to traffic during the parade.
In keeping with this year’s Superheroes and Villains theme, C-A seniors will decorate their float with Batman and the Joker. Captain America will ride the Juniors float; Superman will be featured on the Sophomores float and The Hulk will ride atop the Freshman Float.
Each day of the week leading up to the game is a special dress-up day at the high school. Monday is multiples day, aka twins day. On Tuesday, everyone will wear gear from their favorite college team. Wednesday is Kooky Clothes Day and Thursday is Superhero/villains day. On Friday, Spirit Day, everyone is invited to wear the school colors.
The annual Powder Puff football game, pitting junior girls against seniors, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6 at the middle school.
Festivities will wrap up with the Homecoming Dance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday October 10 at the high school.