Homecoming King and Queen to be crowned tonight
By Sean Haney
The king and queen of the 2022-2023 Copperas Cove High School Homecoming Court will be announced at the Varsity football game tonight against the University Trojans.
This year’s Freshman Duchess is Eva Revilla, sponsored by the Copperettes. Revilla is the daughter of Lorianne and Jason Valois and Jay Revilla. In her near future Revilla wants to become a Physical Therapist with a focus in sports medicine.
This year’s Sophomore Duchess is Taylor Trimm. She is sponsored by the Lady Dawg Softball team. She is the daughter of Amy Trimm and Lucas Trimm. After college Trimm wants to further her education in sports medicine and begin a career as an athletic trainer
This year’s Junior Duchess is Niva Thompson. She is sponsored by the Black Student Union. She is the daughter of Tamara S. Thompson and William G. Thompson Sr. Niva would also like to further her education and eventually become an attorney in criminal and civil law.
Just like the past couple of years, CCHS has a Countess and Baron in the lineup of royalty. These students are enrolled in CCHS’s Life Skills 18 Years-Plus class.
This year’s Baron is Damien Quiles. He is a senior in high school and the son of Jaime and Christopher Green. His goals are to have a career in the music industry and to make beats and music. This Year’s Contessa is Stephanie Dunaway who is also a senior in high school. She is the daughter of Dana Shannon and Justin Dunaway. She wants to either be a baker or work with animals in all aspects.
The candidates for Homecoming queen were Bethany Hamilton, Dama Zarogoza, Leita Spencer.
Hamilton, who is a senior, is sponsored by Voices of Cove Choir. She is the daughter of Corinne and Thomas Hamilton. She would like to pursue an education in college where she wants to double major in Music Education and Vocal Performance. For her career she would like to be a music educator and direct a band or choir. Some of her accomplishments are drum Major for pride of cove band, student director for Voices of Cove choir (lettered for choir).
Zaragoza, who is a senior, is sponsored by CCHS Cheer. She is the daughter of Jesus Zaragoza and Elia De La Cruz. She would like to major in accounting and become an accountant for her own business. Some of her accomplishments in high school are All American Cheer in 2022, cheer captain, made Junior dutches and she is an active member in DECA.
Spencer, who is also a senior, is sponsored by Band. She is the daughter of Kristin and Frederic Spencer. She plans to go to college and major in biochemistry and attend medical school. After college she wants to become a pediatric oncologist and make big changes in cancer research. Her accomplishments in high school are section leader and vice president in band, HOSA competitive events manager, 2-time HOSA state competition winner and she lettered in band.
This year’s candidates for Homecoming King are Dayne Holden, Matthew Montenegro and Samuel Joseph.
Holden, who is a senior, is sponsored by the Varsity Football Team. His parents are William and Valerie Holden. After high school, Holden wants to go to college and major in kinesiology. His dream job would be to become a fitness influencer or a personal trainer. In High School some of his accomplishments are being Varsity football Captain, lettered in Football, Track and Power lifting. He is also a member of HOSA as well as being a team member of the Special Olympics.
Montenegro is a senior as well, is sponsored by Cove Choir. He is the son of Enrique and Brandy Montenegro. After graduating, Montenegro wants to attend college and get his doctorate degree in family medicine and get another degree to become an ESL teacher. He wants to work in the medical field when he is done with college. Some of his achievements were being in choir for all 4 years, being on the soccer team for all 4 years, making varsity cross country and making varsity tennis.
Joseph is a senior as well and is sponsored by Pride of Cove Marching Band. He is the son of Chloral Joseph. He already knows what college he wants to attend and that is Texas State University where he wants to major in finance and study music. After college Joseph wants to be part of an orchestra. In high school some of his accomplishments are winning the Heart Award for soccer, played in band all four years of high school. He lettered in band and was also a section leader in band.