Purdy crowns Miss, Mr. Merry Christmas
December 25, 2019
The Purdy R-II School District crowned junior Clay Henderson and senior Shelby Haskins as 2019 Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas at a special coronation ceremony between basketball games on Friday, December 13, rounding out a fun-filled Winter Wonderland Week of activities planned by the Purdy High School Student Council, including themed dress-up days such as flannels and fuzzy socks, crazy sweaters, pajamas and favorite Christmas character. Student Council also hosted the annual Mr. and Miss Merry Christmas assembly, which featured games, student and staff shout-outs and special performances by the Purdy High School Cheerleaders and the newly formed Purdy High School Dance Team on Friday afternoon and a Winter Wonderland Dance for high school students to wrap up the festive evening. The Royal Holiday Court is pictured from left to right, in the front row: freshman representative Makayla Mazza, daughter of Jennifer Logan; sophomore representative Caitlin Brown, daughter of Tate and Kindria Brown and Christy and Josh Carlin; junior representative Aubrey Knatcal, daughter of Charles and Nicole Knatcal; and Miss Merry Christmas Shelby Haskins, daughter of David and Karen Haskins. Back row: freshman representative Ryan Mitchell, son of Crystal Miller and Jay Mitchell; sophomore representative Weston Ellison, son of Max and Sara Ellison; Mr. Merry Christmas Clay Henderson, son of Jay and Shelley Henderson; and senior representative Antonio Rodriguez, son of Enedilia and Antonio Rodriguez.