Mariah Mills crowned Knox Middle Homecoming Queen

Miss Mariah Mills was crowned Knox County Middle School Homecoming Queen during Tuesday’s ceremony before the Panthers took on Williamsburg, a game that Knox Middle dominated on the way to a 44-6 win.

Mills was escorted by Dylan Smith.

Other winners included Ava Ledford, escorted by Riley Broughton, who was named Miss Congeniality; Nadia Smith, escorted by Brody Wells, who was named 7th Grade Sweetheart; Lauren McDonald, escorted by Alex Smith, who was named 8th Grade Sweetheart; Ava Corbin, escorted by Gavin Chadwell, who was named Miss Congeniality; and Ana Jo Carey, escorted by Caden Collins, who was crowned 7th Grade Princess.

All photos by Scott Warren. Make sure to follow for more on the game between Knox Middle and Williamsburg, and pick up a print edition of next week’s Mountain Advocate for a picture of every candidate and her escort.