Oaks senior Makayla Whorton will be crowned 2017 basketball queen Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. Whorton will be escorted and crowned by fellow senior Trey Fields.
Whorton is the daughter of Morgan and Anita Whorton and the granddaughter of Truman and Deloris Whorton. Makayla also plays softball and cross country and plans to go to college after graduation.
Trey is the son of Richard Berry and Danita Fields and the grandson of Chill and Hattie Fields. Trey also plays football, baseball and runs cross country for the Warriors.
His plans after high school are to go Haskell University and run cross counrty.
Senior Attendant is Alacyn Cummings. She is the daughter of Benjamin "Dink" and Traci Cummings. She the granddaughter of the Late Randall and Betty Cummings and Dallas and Sharon Proctor.
She plans to go to college after graduation.
Alacyn will be escorted by Shae Beaver. Beaver is the son of Jamie Beaver and the grandson of Arch and Patsy Beaver. Beaver also runs cross country and track as well as playing football and baseball.
Shae plans to go to college after graduation.
Mattie Soldier is the junior attendant and is the daughter of Sue Soldier. She is the granddaughter of Brenda Smith and William Soldier Jr. Mattie also plays softball.
Mattie will be escorted by Max Tyer.
Max is the son of Jeremy and Krystal Tyer and the grandson of Steve and Frankie Tyer. Max also runs cross country.
Mattie plans to go to college at a yet to be determined college.
Mackenzi Carroll is the sophomore attendant. Mackenzi is the daughter of Tome and Sarina Carroll and the granddaughter of Bobby and Debby Webster, Jack and Jackie Welch as well as Rocky and Connie Carroll.
Mackenzi also runs track and cross country and is involve in FCA. Her plan after high school is to go to college at NSU.
Mackenzi's escort will be Tree Miles. Tree is the son of Dave Sanders and the grandson of Mary Sanders.
He also runs track and cross country as well as plays baseball and football. He plans on going into welding in his future.
Ashley Rogers is the freshman attendant. She is the daughter of Sarah and Zane Rodgers and the granddaughter of Brenda and Harold Busby.
Her future plans are to be a beautician.
Aaron Budder will be Ashley's escort. He is the son of Rickey and Sally Budder and also plays football. His plan after high school is to go to college.
The flower girl will be Kyah Vann. Kyah is the daughter of Anna Walker and Kilo Vann. He is the grandson of Rich and Carrie Vann.
Kyah enjoys her work in school and wants to someday be a lawyer.
The crown bearer is Preston Skaggs. Preston is the son of Tonya Roberson and Jason Cameron.
His grandparents are Paul Roberson and Carl and Kathy Ellison. In school he loves to learn new things.
His future plans are to drive big trucks some day.