WEST JEFFERSON —Miss Sydney Brook Neaves was crowned the 2015 Ashe County High Homecoming Queen during Friday night’s homecoming game despite a sudden downpour during half-time.
Maggie Witherspoon, 2014 Ashe County High Homecoming Queen, was present to crown Neaves who was escorted by Cadet Captain Jake Trent.
Neaves, an Ashe County High School senior, is the daughter of Randy Neaves and Monica Young of West Jefferson. In her spare time she likes to hike, kayak, bake, spend time with her pets, family and friends.
She was on A/B honor roll during her 9th and 10th grade years and A honor roll her 11th grade year. She was a junior marshall and is a member of Beta Club. Neaves played soccer in both 9th and 10th grade.
She currently attends West Jefferson United Methodist Church and is a member of the youth group.
Her goal in life is to be happy and adventurous. After graduation she plans to get a degree in dental hygiene with a specialization in pediatric care.
Her favorite quote by Shanti is: “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.”
Hannah Myers can be reached at 336-846-7164 or on Twitter @cmedia_hmyers.