Hodge crowned Homecoming Queen


Madison Childress

Senior Joi Hodge hugs her father after being announced and crowned as the 2016 Homecoming Queen.

Jackson Burns and Ahtziri Chavez

Jackson Burns and Ahtziri Chavez

Senior Joi Hodge took the crown as Homecoming Queen during the halftime show of the Oakman game, Friday Oct. 7.

“I was very shocked when I heard my name called out because I never thought I was going to win,” Hodge said.  

For the second year, Montevallo also crowned a king.  Senior Bennett Bell as selected for the honor.

The senior female court included Hodge,  Lacey Hamrick, Madison Wood, and Maya Ziegler.  The male court consisted of Bell and Caleb Chappell.

The junior court included juniors Kanan Harbuck, Jordynn Thomas, and Alasha Reed, with A. Reed being crowned the Junior Princess.

“I thought coach Niven said the wrong name when she announced the junior court,” A. Reed said.  “I was very honored to have been chosen by my peers.”

The sophomore court included sophomores Amanda Buttgereit, Elena Cruz, and Ceanna Grishman, with Buttgereit taking the Sophomore Princess crown.

“I was not expecting to win the sophomore court,” Amanda Buttgereit said.  “I was very excited!”

This year’s freshman court included freshmen Delbra Peoples, Chanyia Reed, and Tanijah Sumerlin, with C. Reed winning the Princess crown.  

“I was speechless when I heard my name called,” C. Reed said.  “It is such an honor.”