Saint James Senior Shelby Elizabeth Craft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Craft, was crowned Saint James School’s 2018 Homecoming Queen in halftime ceremonies during STJ’s September 21st match-up against the Dadeville Tigers.
Queen Shelby’s court included Freshman Attendant Marrison Jean Gardner, Sophomore Attendant Margaret Carolyn Custard, Junior Attendant Sarah Elizabeth Rice, and Senior Attendant Camilla Sinclair Richardson. Queen’s Attendants were Bryson Nicole Belich and Lacy Trammell Brown. The crown bearers were Saint James kindergarten girls whose parents are Saint James alumni. Miss Anne Helen Hawke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Hawke (Elizabeth Thompson Hawke ’02); Miss Bonner Elizabeth Pelham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Pelham (Patti Reed Pelham ‘96); Miss Sarah Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Phillips (Mary Catherine Richardson Phillips ’94); Miss Anna Wesley Rabon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Rabon (Jimmy Rabon ‘99); and Miss Sadie Amanda York, daughter of Mr. Christopher and Dr. Sallye York (Sallye Jeffcoat York ‘00).
The Queen was announced during the afternoon pep rally; Queen Shelby and her court were presented during halftime ceremonies at the homecoming football game that evening escorted by their fathers. Saint James Board of Trustees Chair, Mr. Barry Prim presented Queen Shelby a silver bowl per school tradition, and Head of School, Dr. Larry McLemore, crowned the 2018 Queen with the assistance of the five crown bearers. The Trojans won the night’s game against the Tigers, 27-14.