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Holmes announces 2020 Goodman Homecoming Court

Holmes Community College recently announced members of the 2020 Homecoming Court.

Goodman Campus court members include Homecoming Queen Mikayla Aliyah Williams of Yazoo City, Student Body Maid Jordyn Nichelle Manning of Canton, Sophomore Maid Kaleigh Cosgrove of Little Rock, Sophomore Maid Shawanda Ne’Asha Gray of Enterprise, Freshman Maid Amarie Haylee Anderson of Baldwyn and Freshman Maid Madison Odom of Kosciusko.

Mikayla Williams, daughter of Bernitta Jones and Darion Williams, is a biology major and Holmes cheerleader. She is also active on campus as a member of the Baptist Student Union, Phi Theta Kappa and MOSAIC. In her free time, Williams enjoys sewing, fishing, cooking, shopping and cheering on the Bulldogs. Upon graduation from Holmes, she plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi to earn a bachelor’s degree. Williams will then continue to pursue a career in medicine and specialize in pediatric care.

Jordyn Manning is the daughter of Adrienne Manning and Kevin Carter, and of Dwayne Fleming. She is an art major who enjoys graphic design, playing basketball, providing makeup and beauty services, listening to music and shopping. Manning is also a member of the Lady Bulldogs basketball team and Phi Theta Kappa. Off campus, she serves with Our Daily Bread Ministries and Habitat for Humanity. After Holmes, Manning plans to transfer to a four-year university with a reputable graphic design program and a great women’s basketball team to continue her student-athlete career. Upon graduation with her bachelor’s, she plans to work on the corporate level as a graphic designer while obtaining the additional knowledge and experience needed to start her own graphic design business.

Kaleigh Cosgrove, daughter of Lori and Brad Cosgrove, is a pre-nursing major and member of the Lady Bulldogs softball team. She is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa. In her free time, Cosgrove enjoys shopping, watching Netflix, fishing, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Her future plans include becoming a registered nurse and later pursuing a career in nurse anesthesia.

Shawanda Gray, daughter of Lynn and Winston Gray, is a pre-physical therapy major and member of the Lady Bulldogs softball team. She enjoys playing softball, basketball, singing and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys volunteering at Loves Kitchen Homeless Shelter. After graduation from Holmes, Gray plans to follow the best offer to play softball at a four-year school while she earns her bachelor’s degree. She would like to work in physical therapy with children and teenagers, and then one day go back to school and work toward her dream job of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. After her profession is established, Gray would love to settle down and work toward her family goals.

Amarie Anderson, daughter of Natasha and Lamar Anderson, is a pre-nursing major and member of the Holmes Lady Bulldogs basketball team. Her hobbies include playing basketball, shopping and hanging out with friends and family. After Holmes, Anderson’s future plans include earning her nursing degree and becoming a traveling nurse practitioner.

Madison Odom, daughter of Melanie and Charles Odom, is a pre-nursing major who is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hanging out with friends and family, riding four-wheelers, cuddling with her dog and shopping. After Holmes, Odom plans to attend University of Mississippi Medical Center and become a registered nurse. She would like to specialize in pediatric oncology or work in the NICU.

Homecoming Court members were announced on the Ridgeland and Grenada campuses, as well.

Members of the Ridgeland Campus court are: Student Body Maid Deja Armoni Sloan of Madison, Sophomore Maid Taylor Madison Ervin of McComb, Sophomore Maid Holley Kendall Yates of Pisgah, Freshman Maid Brooklyn Gaddis of Flowood and Freshman Maid Breanna Alexis McBrain of Madison.

Finally, Grenada Campus court members include: Student Body Maid Isabelle Sanders of Carrollton, Sophomore Maid Dalphne Hemphill of Winona, Sophomore Maid Prashauda Roneicia Marie West of Grenada, Freshman Maid Mary Grace Brooks of McCarley and Freshman Maid Terra West of Grenada.

The queen and her court will be presented during halftime of the Bulldogs’ Homecoming Game against Northwest Mississippi Community College on Thursday, Nov. 12, in Goodman. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.

For more information about Holmes Homecoming 2020, contact Alumni Coordinator Katherine Ellard at (662) 472.9134 or


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