Students cap off Homecoming Week with outdoor pep rally
Southmont hosts a pep rally Friday afternoon to gear up for Homecoming against the visiting Tigers from Lebanon High School. Principal Jesse Burgess said "we're here to learn, but we're going to have fun along the way" during the event, which saw tugs of war, tricyle races, relays of all kinds, three-legged sack races and a White Castle eating contest.
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South senior Evan Francis, seated, eats his way to White Castle-eating contest champion.
A tug-of-war competition ensues Friday between Southmont sophomores and freshmen.
Freshmen students and teachers await one more participant for a contest in tug of war.
High school teacher Melissa Norman is dragged downfield by two Southmont seniors in a relay race between classes.
Teacher Cindy Bannon redefines the term "kicking and screaming" as she is dragged across midfield Friday.
Southmont senior linebacker Riley Woodall provides a few words of inspiration ahead of Friday's Homecoming matchup with Lebanon.
Master of Ceremonies Reasley Thompson introduces the next competition.
Students of all grades participate in a tricycle relay race at Southmont. Racers had to exchange helmets, eat several marshmallows and chug a pop during each leg of the race.
Participants of the hippity hop relay race make their way down and back on Southmont's track Friday.