Thrall High School will celebrate homecoming Friday night at Tiger Stadium. At the game, the 2020 homecoming king and queen will be announced.
Homecoming queen candidates are Abigail Foos, Emma Wicker, Sydney Branson and Mallory Randig. The queen candidates will be escorted by king candidates Cooper Dube, Bryce Poling, Gabriel League and Luke Marx.
Branson is the daughter of Joseph and Tracey Branson. She is involved in varsity tennis, basketball, the Tiger Band and competed in the state marching contest. Branson is also the Vice President of Achievement for FCCLA, is a member of the National Honor Society, captain of the varsity cheer squad, and Editor in Chief for the Tiger Yearbook.
She plans to attend either Texas Tech University or the University of North Texas and will majoring in business.
Branson’s escorted will be League. He is the son of Carl and Stacy League, and has been involved in varsity football, basketball, track and tennis. League has been a member of the Tiger Band for five years and has competed in the state marching contest. He has also been the trombone section leader for the past two years.
League plans on attending college and majoring in biological and physical science.
Foos is the daughter of Larry Foos and Carrie Cranor and stepparents Kay Foos and Dan Cranor. She has been involved in varsity track for three years and was a member of the regional 4x400 relay team. She earned Academic All-District for varsity softball her sophomore year, is a member of the UIL Computer Science Team, FFA Quiz Team, and is Vice President of National Honor Society, and has been Class Vice President for the past two years. She also enjoys working at Chick-Fil-A.
Foos plans to attend the University of Texas at San Antonio and to major in nursing.
She will be escorted by Dube, who is the son of Travis and Michelle Dube.
He has been in the Tiger Band for the past five years, competed in the state marching contest and is the assistant drum major for the past two years. He has been an FFA officer for the past three years and has also shown pigs since the third grade.
Dube is on the varsity cross country team, varsity golf team and varsity tennis team. He has been a member of the UIL academic team for persuasive speaking for the past three years. He has been in student council for three years and also been in National High School for the past two years.
Dube is undecided about his post high school plans.
Randig is the daughter of Ron and Melissa Randig. She is involved in various organizations as she has served as the Thrall 4-H President for the past six years, where she competes in livestock shows with her pigs, lambs and goats, and she was chosen to be a Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador. She has also served various office positions for the Thrall FFA Chapter and competed in many events. As a freshman, she participated in volleyball and varsity softball. Her sophomore year, she played volleyball.
Randig has been elected Senior Class President and student council representative throughout her four years of high school and currently serves as the National Honor Society President. This past summer, she was crowned Taylor Rodeo Queen and winner of the Williamson County 4-H Gold Star Award.
Randig plans on attending either Texas A&M University or Texas Tech University and is still deciding on her major.
She will be escorted by Marx, the son of Troy and Sherry Marx.
Marx has been a member of the Tiger Band for five years, where he has participated in All-State Band, state UIL solo and ensemble and is the Tiger Band Drum Captain. He is a member of the UIL Academic Team for social studies, accounting, and current events. He is also a member of FCA and the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council, plays golf and tennis, and is the Senior Class Treasurer. Marx has participated in track, baseball and Rodeo Austin, where he earned grand champion for his digital art piece.
Marx plans to attend Texas State University to major in music education.
Wicker is the daughter of Joe and Teresa Wicker.
She is involved in varsity volleyball, softball, track, was on the cross country team for two years, is the Vice President for FCA and is a sports editor for The Tiger yearbook.
She will attend college and plans on majoring in childhood education.
Wicker is being escorted by Poling. He is the son of Holli and Mat Poling.
He is a two-year National Honor Society member, has participated in UIL academics, FCA, and is a three-year letterman in football as well as a letterman in baseball, basketball and track. He enjoys fishing and hunting as well as playing guitar.
The Tigers will play Rosebud Lott. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Homecoming festivities will be held at halftime.