The 2019 Homecoming candidates were selected by their senior classmates by a vote via computer last week. The 12 candidates were announced Friday, Sept. 13.
Queen candidates are Maggie Carlson, Eve Collins, Morgan Grangruth, Kennedy Gravelle, Lexi PIerce, and Hailey Wiederich. King candidates are Sean Carlson, Cooper Folkestad, Lucas Hinojos, Bereket Loer, Mason Snyder, and Cody Wheeler.
An array of activities will take place during WDC's Homecoming Week, Sept. 23 - 27, including dress-up days for students and staff, PowderPuff football and kickball, pep fests, door-decorating contest and more.
Friday will be a busy day and will feature the coronation at 10:15 a.m. in the WDC Middle/High School Gym. On Friday afternoon, the traditional Homecoming Parade will begin at 2 p.m. and run downtown. This year's theme is "We are Strong. We are Proud. We are Wolverines!"
The 2019 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held after the parade at 3:15 p.m. in the high school's Robertson Theatre.
Show your Wolverine spirit by wearing blue and gold when the WDC football team hosts New York Mills at 6 p.m. at the WDC High School football field. The Wadena Lions host their Burger Bash from 5 - 7 p.m. at the field and WDC is excited to introduce the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees during halftime of the football game.