All Things Homecoming

All Things Homecoming

You’re invited to celebrate with us at the annual GRACE Homecoming and Spirit Week beginning September 17-21. Experience one or more of the festivities, come fashioned with your favorite blue and orange spirit wear and see our community come to life through Eagle Spirit.


Volunteers are needed for setup, game attendants, court hospitality, parking lot crew, clean up and dance setup and clean up too. All volunteers have an opportunity to win one GRACE swag bag filled with logo goodies. Homecoming Volunteer Sign Up


  • Dress Up Day: PJs (Early Birds vs. Night Owls)


  • Dress Up Day: Superheros (Marvel vs. DC Comics)


  • Dress Up Day: Styles (Western vs. Hawaiian)
  • Homecoming t-shirt distribution on both campuses


  • Dress Up Day: Sports (Professional Teams vs. College Teams)


  • Dress Up Day: Spirit Day (everything Eagles)
  • 12:40-1:00pm: Homecoming Parade in the Lower Campus Parking Lot 
  • 1:15-2:00pm: MS/HS Pep Rally in the Lower Campus Gym
  • 2:15-2:45pm: Elementary Pep Rally in the Lower Campus Gym
  • 5:30-End of Game: Parking Shuttle Service from Lower and Upper Campus parking lots to the Athletic Field (Athletic Field parking lot is only for drop off, pick up, and reserved parking passes)
  • 5:30-7:00pm: Tailgate Bash before the game at the GRACE Athletic Field including a bounce house, a photo booth, balloon artist, face painting, cornhole, volleyball, spike ball, and more! There will be giveaways including rally towels, pom poms and #1 foam fingers. Food trucks including Big Mikes BBQ, Jim’s Old Time Hot Dogs, Kona Ice, and the Eagles Club Snack Station. Bring your own tents, tables and chairs and enjoy the company of your fellow Eagles.
  • 6:30-9:00pm: Alumni Hospitality (look for the Alumni Tent for complimentary refreshments)
  • 6:50pm: Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards
  • 7:00-9:00pm: Football Game between the GRACE Christian Eagles and the Cary Christian Knights
  • Halftime: Homecoming Court with the Coronation of the King & Queen.

Homecoming Court

The following students were nominated by their classmates to be part of the 2018 Homecoming Court. One senior prince and one senior princess will be crowned King and Queen during halftime at Friday night’s game by the 2017 Homecoming King Messiah Pankey and 2017 Homecoming Queen Micah King and

  • Freshman Katie Wilson
  • Freshman  Cole Armstrong
  • Sophomore Caroline Furman
  • Sophomore Grayson Farless
  • Junior Samantha Saenz
  • Junior Landon Lauffer
  • Senior Megan Boutwell
  • Senior  Molly Church
  • Senior Grace German 
  • Senior Ellie McNair
  • Senior David Bandy
  • Senior Kyle Gower
  • Senior Daniel Jagt
  • Senior Matthew O’Conner


  • High School Homecoming Dance, “Fire and Ice” in the GRACE Gym. Purchase tickets online for $20 or buy before/after school from Student Council. Guests must submit a Dance Guest Form to Mrs. Fitts by September 19th and all young ladies must have dresses checked (Wednesdays from 3:15-4:00pm in the Walker Conference Room).