Stephenville High School senior, Calvin Jones, has been chosen as the 2017 Homecoming King.
Calvin is a part of NHS, UIL math and the Yellow Jacket Band and Jazz Band. His greatest achievements are making the area Jazz Band bass trombone spot, making a 1 at state with his trombone trio and being a drum major of the Yellow Jacket Band. Calvin hope to go to UNT and be a music major with the hopes of performing music or making music for video games. Calvin is the son of Jeremy and Ginger Jones.
The other Homecoming King nominees were Blake Aragon, Cole Pettit, Aaron Stufflebean and Cristobal Tinajero.
Blake Aragon is a member of the varsity football, basketball and track teams. As a captain of the football team, he participates in reading hour at the local elementary school. Blake is also a member of Hillcrest Church of Christ. Blake was the 2017 gold medalist in the 4A state high-jump and field MVP. Blake plans to attend college and play football while pursuing a degree in business. He is the son of Anthony and Maggie Hill.
Cole Pettit is actively involved in many sports including football, basketball, baseball and track. He is also a member of NHS, Spanish Honor Society and Student Council. Cole has been named to the second team all-district in basketball, was the 2017 Yellow Jacket defensive player of the year in basketball and has received Academic All-District in all sports. Cole plans to attend Texas A&M University. He is the son of Cliff and Vickie Pettit.
Aaron Stufflebean has been heavily involved in multiple things. His junior year he was the vice president of HOSA and is now the Science Club Treasurer. In 2016, he became an official Leadership Ambassador, and received the Award of Excellence from The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists in Boston, Massachusetts. Aaron has taken home two first place medals in Tennis with his partner Lucy Tackett. Aaron's future plans are to attend Texas Christian University and study pre-med in hopes of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon. He is the son of Doug and Lisa Stufflebean.
Cristobal Tinajero has played the flute in the Yellow Jacket Marching Band for four years. He has also participated in FCCLA since his sophomore year and competed in FCCLA STARR events. He has also been a part of the Stephenville High School Winterguard Crew since his freshman year. Some of his proudest achievements include accompanying the band to Area Finals his freshman year, qualifying for state FCCLA STARR events for two consecutive years, and just last year, he was chosen as crew chief for the award-winning Stephenville High School Winterguard. In the future, he plans to attend Baylor University to major in pharmacology so that he can one day become a pharmacologist. He is the son of Jose and Carmen Tinajero.
This year’s SHS 2017 Homecoming Queen nominees are Ciarra Akins, Maddi Grimes, Kristen Pettit, Rebecca Tuggle and Payton Wall. The queen will be announced during half time at the SHS Yellow Jacket football game tonight that starts at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.