Sep 28th, 2012
LAKE WALES – Lake Wales High is planning traditional Homecoming activities for the week of Oct. 8-12, including the annual parade through downtown streets.
The Homecoming Parade is planned for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. The traditional parade begins at Polk Avenue Elementary school, travels north on First Street, turns east on Central Avenue, and then turns left/northeast on Lakeshore Boulevard. This year, the parade will end at Orange Avenue (not Legion Field).
The parade includes creative school floats, cars and trucks, as well as 50-plus students who are representing LWHS organizations as nominees for Homecoming King and Queen. Other community schools and organizations are invited to participate in the parade.
The Homecoming football game begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The Highlanders will face the Haines City Hornets at Legion Field. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during halftime. General admission tickets are $6 each.
File Photos: Three photos from the 2011 Homecoming parade through downtown Lake Wales.