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By Iesha Toft
S-N Contributor 

Royalty visits Royal

Ex-CC/E student named Okoboji Homecoming queen

 

September 24, 2020

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Former CC/E student and newly-crowned Okoboji Pioneer Homecoming Queen, Emma Larson, discusses the importance of staying involved, trying new things and pushing through hard times as she speaks to CC/E Elementary students.

Clay Central/Everly may no longer celebrate Homecoming in the traditional sense, but luckily it has a former student who can share her crown.

Emma Larson, of Royal, used to wear the Red and Gold cheering the Mavericks on to victory, but those colors have been replaced with the burgundy and gray at Okoboji High School. Replaced is a strong word – she may now proudly wear the Pioneer colors; however, Red and Gold are the colors that helped raise her.

The second-year transfer said the switch to Milford was met with mixed emotions.

"At first in the beginning of my junior year for sure, I wa...



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