T’Asia Robinson usually spends time at Augusta Christian Schools football games on the sidelines as cheerleading captain.
But Friday she spent halftime on the field being named the 2012 homecoming queen.
“I didn’t really expect to win,” said Robinson, who looked genuinely dumbfounded when her name was called. “I was really, really, really surprised. I’ve been waiting for homecoming for so long. I was so excited for it.”
Other members of the homecoming court were seniors Kendall Brown, Taylor Cason and Avalyn Zilke.
Robinson’s court all agree that “she’s a sweetheart” and deserved to be named queen.
All of the girls said just being on the court and participating in Spirit Week was exciting.
“It’s so much fun,” Zilke said. “We were just so happy to be on it this year. There are so many good girls in our grade this year. It was an a honor. It was just special.”
Robinson, escorted by her father, played tennis for 10 years at Mach Academy and has been an ACS cheerleader for two years.
She hopes to get a tennis scholarship to Virginia State University or Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Robinson wants to earn a Ph.D. in child psychology.
Friday night, Robinson wasn’t thinking about the future, but just enjoying all the homecoming festivities.
“It was a new experience,” Robinson said, “and I loved it.”