A nearly half-century-old tradition at Henryetta high school continued Tuesday as green wreaths and lighted candles were placed around the auditorium stage.
greenThe annual Hanging of the Green observance was held with the varous classes and school organizations paying homage to the holiday season.
As part of the Henryetta ceremony, a poem written by Matthew Valle, a former HHS student, was read by Summer Bryant. Members of the school choir and band performed holiday music.
Classes and organizations participating in the custom included:
12th Grade: Dylan Axton and Kendyll Thompson
11th Grade: Drew Brown and Emma Sontag
10th Grade: Ryan Clark and Ashlyn Green
9th Grade: Kolby Kinslow and Megan Counts
Math: Sadie Hehr and Mazie Potter
English: Easton Soucy and Wylee-Kay Lollis
History: Tanner Beliew and Bailee Davis
Science: Dustin Crawford and Gabby Gray
Student Council: Tyger Freeman and Summer Bryant
FCCLA: Cheyanne Bullard and Lillith Howton
Yearbook: Madison Walters and Joe Gracia
Choir: Taylor Graffinan and Makayla Baxter
Band: Zack Dickey and Sarah Petruska
Vo-Tech: Nathan WeIch and Kylee Corkerin
PASA: Zack Thomas and Dakota McKay
Youth Alive: Colten Wion and Rebecca Pearson
Academic Team: Natalie Smith and Bridget Williams
OSSM: Damien Jones and Chase Whitfield
NHS: Bailey Graffinan and Avery Moore
Cheerleading: Shelby Bullard and Mallory Snyder
Softball/Baseball: Seth Munoz and Jenifer Denton
Cross Country: Nicholas Pak and Cheyanne Thomas
Football: Adam Kleweno and Jarett Day
Weightlifting: Jordan Proctor and T.J. Boyles
Basketball: Pepper Logan and Kim Rage
Track: SkyJa Notley and Cailey Rempe
Tennis: Eric Dwiggins and Fallon Rodgers
Golf: Zack Noble and Abbi Green
Fishing Team: Bo Adams and Logan Hall
Art: Zane Wheeler and Brittany Elam
FFA: Morgan Dumond and Alex Graffrnan
Native American Club: Isaiah Tiger and Danielle LaSarge
Spanish Club: Emily Smith and Ryan Sadler
Alternative Education: Chris Hicks and Garett Harjo