Nicole Cooke | Democrat Seventh grade students at Smith-Cotton Junior High show their school spirit during the winter pep rally on Thursday. Each grade level did their best rendition of the school cheer, and combined with other events throughout the rally, including a mini float contest, the seventh graders won the spirit award.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Members of the Smith-Cotton Junior High Student Council hold up signs to help lead their classmates in the school cheer during Thursday’s winter pep rally. The rally also included a parade of mini floats from each class, spirit contests, and blacklight performances from the dance team and the drumline. The students were decked out in black and gold, and many of them had glow-in-the-dark necklaces for the blacklight portions.
By Nicole Cooke