As a resident and business owner in Mathews, I look forward to the Gazette-Journal each week to read about our county and surrounding communities. This includes learning about upcoming events and what goes on in the lives of our friends and neighbors and, in particular, our school system and our future leaders—its students. It has been over 10 years since my last child graduated from MHS, but I still enjoy reading about sports and academics, even when I don’t attend the games, or even know the children personally.
So, did I miss something in the news recently about the homecoming? Usually, there is an article and a group picture of the homecoming court. Maybe I missed it, but if it hadn’t been for Facebook, and word of mouth, I would not have known at least some of the ones in the court and, to date, I have only learned about five of them.
I know this event is very important to the children and to the parents, and it is an honor to be chose...
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