And here are your 2021 Homecoming Court Nominees . . .
Homecoming is upon us, and the nominations are in! The Pepper Bough is committed to spotlighting each of our nominated students. Look through this list of nominees to learn more about them in their own words. And wish them luck!
The first round of Homecoming voting is scheduled to open on Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00 a.m. and will close on Thursday, October 14 at 3:00 p.m.
Here is the complete list of nominees:
Nominees for Queen/Princess:
Nominees for King/Prince:
Name: Tiffany Abril Grade: 9 Nominated for Freshman Homecoming Princess I should be homecoming princess because I am a great friend, an academic leader, and an athlete and I believe these are important qualities for homecoming princess who’s representing our school. Don’t forget to vote me as your Freshman Homecoming Princess!...
Name: Zerena Acevedo Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen I should be elected because I'm very involved in school: I am in AVID, ASB, National Honor Society, HEAL pathway and varsity captain of the Colton High Softball Team. I am very positive around school and very helpful.
Name: Melanie Acosta Grade: 10 Nominated for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I want to be Sophomore Princess on Homecoming Court because I want to show my school spirit and since we went online for an entire year, I want to show my support in slowly bringing back amazing school activities that we had missed out on....
Name: Aleczander Aguayo Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming King The reason I want to be elected as King is because I want to be able to leave Colton High with one big accomplishment. I try and motivate others to do their best in school and participate in as many school events as possible. I am always the person to go to if anyone needs help, and I try to help my friends in need as much...
Name: Gabriel Aparicio Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Prince I think people should vote me for Junior Class Prince because I am very passionate about my involvement in school. I am also a positive role model and mentor. I am a leader on campus, and have lots of spirit and pride for Colton. I am apart of the CHS varsity Football team where I am a captain. Here on campus I am als...
Name: Brooke Carlson Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen I’m pretty involved in school this year. I want to live out my Senior year doing things that I think are fun. I don’t want to waste my final year, so I plan to make many new friends, and bonds with people. I want to spread happiness and smiles to everyone even if they don’t like me. I think running for Homecoming ha...
Name: Madeline Castillo Grade: 10 Nominee for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I should be elected for Homecoming Court because I am very kind and respectful to students and staff. I always like to make people laugh and have fun. I always try my best in school and at home. I am a student that is part of many cultural groups and communities. And as a young Puerto Rican teenager, I sometimes feel...
Dimitrius De La Torre
Name: Dimitrius De La Torre Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Prince I would be a great candidate to run for Homecoming Court because I inspire my classmates to participate in any school activities such as sports, fundraisers, etc. I try my best to make sure students having a rough time during these days are not alone, That there's always gonna be someone there for them whenever t...
Name: Kaeley Diaz Grade: 9 Nominated for Freshman Homecoming Princess I think I should be on the court because of how I display responsibility, courage, leadership, integrity, and much more. I am well known among my peers and teachers for having a work ethic in their class. During quarantine, I found it troubling to help others which is something I liked doing when attending a physical school. ...
Name: Zaven Chagolla Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming King I’d really like to be Homecoming King just because it’s my last year of high school. It would mean a lot to see my family and friends at the Homecoming Parade while I and my classmates are up and running and driving down in the Corvettes. Also, being on the football field and getting announced in front of everyone as the ...
Kaila S. Garcia
Name: Kaila S. Garcia Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess I should be elected to Homecoming Court because I reflect on how to be a responsible, yet graceful Yellowjacket.
Regina Flores Chumacero
Name: Regina Flores Chumacero Grade: 9 Nominated for Freshman Homecoming Princess To start off, I would feel honored if I were elected as Freshmen Princess. I would like to get elected because I would represent the school's pride and spirit during homecoming activities. I would be in a position that would make me build friendships with the rest of the court. I just really hope to gain new di...
Name: Savanah Garcia Grade: 10 Nominee for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I should be elected as Sophomore Princess because I am very involved in school and always come with a positive attitude. I am ASB Sophomore Vice-President, and am a very good leader and example. I make responsible choices and am always a respectful, bright student and classmate. I would love to represent my class as 2...
Name: Anthony Corral Grade: 10 Nominee for Sophomore Homecoming Prince I think I should be elected to Homecoming Court because I am a responsible leader and I am respectful towards others.
Name: Yvette Gonzalez Grade: 12 Nominee for Senior Homecoming Queen My name is Yvette Gonzalez. I would really appreciate your vote for Homecoming Queen. I am member of ASB, Link Crew, Cheer, and Welding. I should make court, because this would be the highlight of my senior year!!!
Name: Jazlynn Gonzalez Grade: 10 Nominated for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I think I should be elected because I am a very nice and caring person. I like to make friends and I like to make people feel welcomed. I am a very athletic person that loves playing sports and trying new stuff.
Vivian Arydni Guevara
Name: Vivian Arydni Guevara Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess I know decisions can turn our world upside down. I mean, my mother decided to give me the name Arydni, which is her name backwards. Running for Court is making my adrenaline pump. It's the excitement of being able to participate in something new; it's absolutely thrilling, win or lose. I absolutely admire people ...
Elizabeth “Lizzy” Lara
Name: Elizabeth "Lizzy" Lara Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen My name is Elizabeth "Lizzy" Lara. I believe I should be elected for the Senior Homecoming Court of 2021-22 because I am a determined student, I have managed to maintain straight A's throughout my high school years. I am in the top 9% of my graduating class of 2022 and I have also been in Link Crew for 3 years and ...
Name: Gabriela Gonzalez Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Princess The reason why I chose to run for Homecoming Court is because since I was little, I've always wanted to run for something. I realized I'm only going to high school once, so why not run for something I've dreamt of and live my life to fullest right now.
Izabel “Bella” Lara
Name: Izabel Lara Grade: 9 Nominated for Freshman Homecoming Princess I should be elected Freshman Homecoming Princess because I am a very hardworking, straight-A student. I am very friendly towards my peers, an Activities Commissioner in ASB, and I love to get out of my comfort zone and socialize with my peers. I am a very determined student and I feel that I would be a great person to be to ...
Name: Larissa Lopez Grade: 11 Nominated for Homecoming Princess I feel that I should be elected Junior Homecoming Princess because I've worked my hardest over the past few years. I'm a very giving person, and I'm willing to help anyone in need. Now that I've been able to be in school and be around so many beautiful and thriving personalities, I'm able to step back and really look at myself and wh...
Name: Marissa Lopez Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess I should be elected for this year's Homecoming Court because I am a positive role model for my fellow classmates. I am part of ASB as pep rally cominssor, captain of the varsity cheer squad, and a HEAL student at Colton High School. I participate in the National Honor Society and do outstanding in leadership and academics. I ha...
Name: Denise Lupian Grade: 10 Nominated for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I would like to be the Sophomore Princess on Homecoming Court because I want to follow the tradition of my grandma, my aunt, and my mom. I would love to show my Yellowjacket spirit by being 2021 Sophomore Princess for the class of 2024. I would appreciate every one that votes for me and give you all my thanks....
Name: Matthew Monge-Cortez Grade: 9 Nominee for Freshman Homecoming Prince I should be elected because I am a great student and involved in many extracurricular activities, such as Renaissance and Eco-Friendly Club. I have retained pretty good grades even after all that’s happened this year.
Name: Elisa Murrieta Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen I would like to make it on to Homecoming Court because I would love for it to be my legacy. My family has attended Colton High for many generations. We were born here, raised here. Many of them have left their own legacy: from Football to Marching Band to Leadership and Club Presidents. I want to create my own legacy by bein...
Name: Kate Parra Grade: 10 Nominated for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I believe I should be the Sophomore Princess on Homecoming Court because I am a good student and I am also a leader on campus and always have a positive attitude.
Name: Jason Primera Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Prince I think people should vote for me because I am a nice, chill, and funny person to be around. I really dont have much else to say, Go vote for me Jason Primera.
Name: Mercy Mgbemere Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Princess I love to meet new people, be involved and be a friend to everyone. I am involved in track, volleyball, Honors and AP Biology Club, HEAL, ASB and the National Honors Society, and hopefully a lot more in the future! You should vote me Junior Class Princess this year because I hold myself to a high standard and take pride in...
Name: Julia Romo Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess Something about myself is that I take a lot of pride in Colton High School and I am involved. I am one of your athletic commissioners, I manage Cross-Country and the Football team, both Frosh/Soph and Varsity. I am also an athlete myself. Although I am not able to participate in my sports this year, which are wrestling, basketba...
Name: Ashton Russell Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Prince I just want the experience of accomplishing something and enjoying the competition with my friends, just to have fun.
Name: Jamie Santos Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess Being nominated to be on the ballot is a huge deal to me. I'm surprised and thankful for this opportunity because I get to show an all-new side to me that nobody gets to see.
Name: Joleena Silberman Grade: 11 Nominated for Junior Homecoming Princess I would like to be the princess because I believe I do a lot for my school. I’m involved in volleyball, ASB, soccer and also a football manager. With this all being said I think it would be a great opportunity to run and win because this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. You only have 4 years of high school so ...
Name: Emilee Rodriguez Grade: 10 Nominee for Sophomore Homecoming Princess I should become Sophomore Homecoming Princess because I am a responsible student who makes good choices, and has good grades. I am also a good friend to my peers, and would love to represent my school. I think that these are important qualities that the Princess should have....
Name: Kylee Vasquez Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Princess I feel as that I should be elected for Homecoming Court because it has always been a tradition in my family. I would love to follow in their footsteps. Also, I would love to be the one who was picked to represent my Junior class this year. Another reason why I feel I should be elected is because ever since I was little, I w...
Name: Guadalupe Vazquez Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen I believe I should be elected for Senior Homecoming Queen because I’ve gained so much experience from my high school journey; from AP and honors classes each year, to starting clubs, and learning what passion really is. One thing that I’ve missed is showing these skills to everyone in the school and making my name known...
Name: Robert Williams Grade: 10 Nominated for Sophomore Homecoming Prince I feel like it would be an honor to win Sophomore Prince on Homecoming Court this year, although we didn’t have the chance last year I would love to show out this year.
Name: Leiloni Zesati Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Princess I should be elected as your 2021 Junior Homecoming Princess because I am a great leader. From being your 2021-2022 Activities Commissioner, a football manager, an AVID student, and apart of NHS, I dedicate all my time and effort into school activities.
Name: Colton Suchil Grade: 11 Nominee for Junior Homecoming Prince I would be very appreciative of your vote and feel I am a good representative for your Junior Homecoming Court.
Name: Sara Wood Grade: 12 Nominated for Senior Homecoming Queen I would like to be in Homecoming Court because my sister was in it. My biggest goal in life is to just to make her happy and my other siblings proud of me because I have the confidence to do something such as this. I’ve always been quiet and scared of what people thought of me because I never wanted to let anyone down. Now ...