News by Mary Margaret Busby October 20, 2022
Holmes Community College recently announced the 2022 Homecoming Queen and members of the Homecoming Court.
The 2022 Homecoming Queen is Abigail Edge of Vaughan. Goodman Campus court members include: Student Body Maid Aasjahla Garron of Winona, Sophomore Maid Hanadi Hariri of Sallis, Sophomore Maid Livi Howell of Coxburg, Freshman Maid Mason Boyette of Carmack and Freshman Maid Mackenzie Ward of Durant.
Abigail Edge, daughter of Heather and David Edge, is an elementary education major. She is a member of the Holmes Connection!, Coachmen Singers, Holmes Chorale, the Baptist Student Union and Phi Theta Kappa. Off campus, Edge works at Ace of Grace boutique on the Canton Square and she choreographs for her high school show choir. She also guest performs at local churches and high schools around her hometown. Additionally, during the summer, Edge works at Summer-Show Offs where she helps young children find their confidence through singing and dancing.
A few of Edge’s hobbies include traveling around the United States, spending time with her family and friends, cooking and trying new recipes, singing, taking an occasional dance class and going shopping with her mom and sister. After Holmes, she will transfer to the University of Mississippi to continue pursuing a degree in elementary education. After college, Edge plans to teach first grade and hopes to continue living in Oxford. Edge will be escorted by Reese Smith of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Aasjahla Garron, daughter of Tina and Dennis Garron, is a pre-physical therapy/kinesiology member. She is a member of the Holmes Cheerleading team and Phi Theta Kappa. Garron is a member of Pleasant Hill MB Church, as well. She enjoys helping out the former high school sports teams on the weekends, spending time with family and friends and sleeping. After graduation from Holmes, she plans to transfer to the University of Southern Mississippi, where she plans to cheer. Her goal is to get into PTA school. Garron will be escorted by Braylen Albritton of Kosciusko.
Hanadi Hariri, daughter of Afaf Mashrah and Abdulkader Hariri, is a pre-nursing major. She is a member of the Growl newspaper staff, Phi Theta Kappa and the Social and Behavior Science Honor Class. She is employed as a work-study in McMorrough Library and as a babysitter and tutor off campus. In her free time, Hariri enjoys knitting, reading and baking. Her long-term goal is to work for the Red Cross as a nurse. Hariri will be escorted by Justin Jenkins of Ackerman.
Livi Howell, daughter of Tara and Scott Howell, is a communications major. She is part of the Bulldog cheerleading team. Howell is a member of First Baptist of Yazoo City and a volunteer for Lexington Food Pantry, as well. Her hobbies include riding horses and taking on roles as a background actress. Upon graduation from Holmes, Howell plans to transfer to Mississippi State University. She will be escorted by Hunter Brown of Carthage.
Mason Boyette, daughter of Janell and Shane Boyette, is a pre-nursing major. She is active on campus as an Ambassador. Boyette enjoys spending lots of time with her fiancé, family and friends. She plans to become a postpartum nurse or a labor and delivery nurse. Boyette will be escorted by Walker Floyd of Brandon.
Mackenzie Ward, daughter of Casey and Leo Ward, is a pre-nursing major. On campus, she is active as an Ambassador and member of Phi Theta Kappa. Ward is active in her community volunteering at the Lexington animal shelter and working at a seafood restaurant on the weekends. She also babysits during the week. In her free time, Ward enjoys watching football games, taking afternoon naps and hanging out with friends. She plans to enroll in the Associate Degree Nursing program in January after finishing her prerequisites and later plans to take online classes to obtain her BSN. Ward will be escorted by Matthew Reed of Madison.
The queen and her court will be presented during halftime of the Bulldogs’ Homecoming Game against Southwest Mississippi Community College on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Goodman. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.
For more information about Homecoming, contact Alumni Coordinator Katherine Ellard at (662) 472-9134 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN THIS PHOTO: Pictured are the Holmes Community College 2022 Ridgeland Campus Homecoming Court members. They are (left to right) Freshman Maid Mason Boyette of Carmack, Sophomore Maid Hanadi Hariri of Sallis, Student Body Maid Aasjahla Garron of Winona, Homecoming Queen Abigail Edge of Vaughan, Sophomore Maid Livi Howell of Coxburg and Freshman Maid Mackenzie Ward of Durant.