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Escalon Homecoming 2023: Scenes From Cougar Country
The Senior Class float was selected as the winner of the high school float competition, as the theme for Homecoming Week was the Olympics. Those riding on the float in the Friday afternoon parade downtown were happy to strike a pose and share a smile

Times Photos By Marg Jackson

It was a week full of Homecoming activities for the Escalon community, culminating with the dedication of Engel Field, crowning of the Homecoming Queen and a varsity football win on Friday night. Here are some photos from Friday’s events.

Members of the Art Club at Escalon High School carried their banner and were among the many groups marching in Friday afternoon’s downtown parade for Homecoming on Oct. 20.
Handling the duties to welcome the crowd, introduce the Homecoming candidates and announce the winner on Friday night were this year’s Homecoming Commissioners, senior Destiny Reyes, left, and junior Katelyn Kjellberg.
Escalon Unified School District board members, from left, Nick Caton, Kate Powell, Martha Coelho, John Largent and Sal Reyes were on hand for the special Engel Field dedication ceremony on Friday night, Oct. 20, as was District Superintendent Ricardo Chavez, far right.
Serving as emcee for the special Engel Field dedication ceremony on Friday night was Steve Largent, who also is the announcer for home games of the Cougars.
Senior Jamin Miller shares a smile with Homecoming Queen Hannah Wampler during halftime ceremonies on Friday night, handing back her crown after having put the cape around her during the crowning ceremony.