JCHS Homecoming Court 2021

Photos by J. Depew Photography

Representing the Patriot Academy and the freshmen class

Sirly Paz Banuelos- is the daughter of Nancy Banuelos of White Pine.  She is a loving sister to her brother.   Sirly is a member of the JCHS Lady Patriots Soccer Team.  She attends St. Patrick Catholic Church.  Sirly loves to make people laugh.

Ella Smith- is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Adam Spence Smith of Dandridge.  She is a member of the Lady Patriots Soccer Team, Young Life and the Knox Reds Football Club of Knoxville.  Ella is a proud member of Jefferson City Christian Church, where she is actively involved in her youth group.  She enjoys working with ministries such as Appalachian Outreach, Habitat for Humanity and Help Build Hope. Ella hopes to pursue a career in Medicine.

Representing the Sophomore Class

Tylee Hefney- is the daughter of Corrie Slagle & Jonathan Hefney of Dandridge.  She runs and pole vaults for the JCHS Track team.  Tylee is a member of the Patriot Pals and a student athletic trainer with the football team.  She attends Young Life and enjoys art, playing video games and lake days.

Olivia Stump- is the daughter of Gregg & Angie Stump of Talbott and Brooke Stump & Bryan Tolliver of New Market.  She is a member of the JCHS Dance Team and FCCLA.  Olivia also competes in dance with Precision Dance Center of the Arts.  She is a member of Nances Grove Baptist Church, and she loves lifeguarding at the Wilderness of the Smokies and Soaky Mountain Water Park.

Representing the Junior Class

Aaliyah Hobson- is the daughter of Paul & Katrina Hall and Justin Hobson of Jefferson City.  Aaliyah is a member of the JCHS Track and Cross County teams.  She loves painting, drawing and any other creative crafts.

Isabella Shands- is the daughter of Lee & Betzaida Shands of Jefferson City.  She is a member of the Patriot Events Council, Beta Club, and the yearbook committee.  She attends First United Methodist Church of Jefferson City, where she is the youth representative in the Staff Parish Relations Committee.  She enjoys skiing, scuba diving, and equestrian horseback riding.

Representing the Senior Class

Abbie Cate- is the daughter of Josh & April Cate of Dandridge.  She dances on the Patriot Dance Team, which she has been a part of all 4 years.  She is a member of the National Honor Society of high school scholars.  Abbie is a member of Purpose Church in Sevierville, where she serves in the Children’s Ministry and is active in the youth group.  She enjoys surfing, snowboarding and is known for her love of coffee and Jesus.

Avery Cooper- is the daughter of Mike & Monica Robinson of Talbott.  Avery is a member of the Patriot Pals, Patriot Cultural Alliance, Beta Club, and Youth Leadership.  She plays volleyball for JCHS and Ahava Volleyball Club.  She attends the Avenue Church.  In her free time, she enjoys being on the lake and attending Young Life.

Andrea Hall- is the daughter of Jennifer & Brandon Hall of Dandridge.  She is a member of Patriot Pals and FCCLA.  Andrea is a member of Sartain Springs Missionary Baptist Church where she is active in the youth group.  She enjoys tubing on the lake and taking naps.

Hannah Haston- is the daughter of David & Laura Haston of Dandridge.  She is a member of the Patriots Events Council, National Honor Society, Patriot Pals, Jefferson County Youth Leadership, Club Unite Volleyball, and the JCHS Varsity Volleyball team.  Hannah attends The Crossing Church in Kodak.  In her free time,  she enjoys working with kids and attending Young Life.

Laila Hinson is the daughter of James & Alyson Hinson of Dandridge.  She is a member of FCCLA, a squad leader in the JCHS Marching Band and performs in the indoor percussion group.  She enjoys playing and sharing music.  She plans to study social work at Carson-Newman University.

Mikayla Kirby- is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Donald Morbelli of Kodak.  She is a member of the Leo Club, section leader for the Patriot Harmony and is enlisting in the Army Reserve.  Mikayla is a member of Kodak Community Baptist Church, and she enjoys hiking the Abrams Falls Trail and muscle cars.

Ramsey Martin is the daughter of Robbie & Jayne Martin of White Pine.  She is a member of First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City where she is the youngest member of their church choir.  She loves musical theater and has had roles in productions with Encore and Legacy Theaters.  Ramsey is an advocate for body positivity and hopes to be involved with plus-size modeling.  She plans to study music at Carson-Newman University.

Samaura Shannon- is the daughter of Crystal Allen and Joshton Shannon of Jefferson City.  She is a member of the JCHS Varsity Basketball team and the Patriot Cultural Alliance Club.   She attends Mt. Vale Church of God.  She enjoys working with her kindergarten class, through Service Learning and giving back to her community by volunteering with the Love Kitchen and KARM.

Special thanks to the following businesses:  Glenn’s Flower Shop, Ada Bea’s Boutique of Jefferson City, The Shepard’s Inn in Dandridge, Standard Banner, and the Jefferson County Post.