MEMBERS OF THE 2021 Missouri State University-West Plains Homecoming Court gathered for a group photo following the crowning of the king and queen at halftime of Saturday’s Grizzly Basketball game against Mineral Area College. Front row from left are 2021 Grizzly Homecoming Queen candidate Carissa Harmon, Steelville; 2021 Grizzly Homecoming Queen Morgan Blanck, Willow Springs; 2020 Homecoming Queen Alyssa Matherly, Cabool; and 2021 Grizzly Homecoming Queen candidates Michaela Marshall, West Plains; Savannah James, Nixa; and Alexis Hayes, Marshfield. Back row: 2021 Grizzly Homecoming King candidate Curtis Amburn, Licking; 2021 Grizzly Homecoming King Jefferson Thomas, Houston; 2020 Grizzly Homecoming King Ezekiel Webb, Ellsinore; and 2021 Grizzly Homecoming King candidates Matthew Luerssen, Cabool; Brandon Watson, West Plains; and Jordan Gower, Thayer. (Missouri State-West Plains Photo).
ROYALTY – Morgan Blanck, Willow Springs, and Jefferson Thomas, Houston, were crowned the 2021 Grizzly Homecoming Queen and King, respectively, during halftime activities of Saturday’s basketball game between Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) and Mineral Area College in Joe Paul Evans Arena at the West Plains Civic Center. Blanck was sponsored by the Student Government Association, and Thomas was sponsored by the Sign Language Club. They were crowned by the 2020 Grizzly Homecoming King Ezekiel Webb, Ellsinore, and Queen Alyssa Matherly, Cabool. (Missouri State-West Plains Photo).