It’s homecoming week, and the Brownwood’s homecoming queen will be crowned after all five candidates are presented on the field during the halftime show at Friday night’s football game against the Snyder Tigers, which kick-off time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Gordon Wood Stadium.
Nominated this year for Brownwood High School homecoming queen are Victoria Hood, Abby Adams, Naomi Rosato, Chandler Staton and Faith Bailey.
Each candidate provided a brief biography.
Faith Bailey is the daughter of Dr. Greg Bailey and Melanie Bailey, and has been a student in the Brownwood school district since starting the first grade.
During her high school career, Bailey has been involved in many programs including the Lionettes, Women’s Choir and Varsity Choir during her freshman and sophomore year. She has participated in the theatre department all four years and has the lead role in this year’s production of “The Little Mermaid.” She is also in the student elected Choices Mentoring Program, the Spirit Committee and vice-president of the National Honor Society.
Outside of school, she attends the Austin Avenue Church of Christ’s youth group and has been heavily involved in mission trips.
After graduation, Bailey plans to attend college to study Elementary Education and use it for mission purposes overseas. She hopes to become a full-time foreign missionary.
Victoria Hood is the daughter of Don and Rachel Hood, and has been enrolled in the Brownwood school district since the eighth grade.
Hood is a member of the National Honor Society, Choices Mentoring Program and was a choir member for two years. She is a two time regional qualifier in the 1,600 meter run for the track team. While running cross-country, Hood has been a team captain for two years and was a member of the Brownwood team to qualify for the state meet.
Hood is also involved in the Austin Avenue Church of Christ’s youth group. Hood is still considering which college to attend after graduation including ACU and Harding-Simmons.
Chandler Staton is the daughter of Paul and Jessica Staton and the granddaughter of Eddie and Jenneane Watson.
Staton attends Coggin Avenue Baptist Church and is active in the 180 youth group. She has participated in volleyball, track, choir, HOSA, National Honor Society, and Choices Mentoring Program and has been a cheerleader for the past three years, which she currently serves as captain.
Staton has received the academic award, Cum Laude, and will graduate on the distinguished plan. She plans to attend Texas A&M University and become a nurse.
Naomi Katharine Rosato is the daughter of Michael and Kimberly Rosato and is the fourth of five children.
While in high school, Rosato has been involved in the National Honor Society, Choices Mentoring Program, yearbook staff and member of the Spirit Committee. She also played varsity volleyball during the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons, varsity soccer during the 2010-2011 and 2012-2013 seasons and member of the track team from 2011-2012.
Outside of school, Rosato has been active member of the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church and has been active in their youth group, Project Sweat, vacation Bible school, youth choir and participate in mission trips — including the Youth Choir Mission trip during the summer of 2013 to Memphis, Tenn. and a Mission Team trip to Uganda during Spring Break in 2012 and Kampala during Spring Break in 2013.
In addition to spending time with family, friends and church activities, Rosato enjoys various types of art including painting and drawing.
After graduation, she plans to attend college and play volleyball on the collegiate level. Rosato is still considering which college to attend but has them narrowed to Palm Beach University, Azusa Pacific University or Dallas Baptist University.
Abby Adams is the daughter of Tommy Adams and Ken and Lisa Winton.
Adams is a member of National Honor Society, Choices, Key Club, and Student Council. She is also Brownwood’s varsity cheerleading captain.
After graduation, Adams plans on attending the University of California in Los Angeles.