Grovetown High School senior Stephanie Roman became the second homecoming queen in the school's brief history Friday when she was crowned with a sparkling tiara.
Roman, wearing a long fuschia dress, received her crown in front of a packed stadium during halftime of the Grovetown football game against Josey.
She described the experience as "nerve-wracking."
As a member of the school's homecoming court, Roman said she enjoyed the week leading up to Friday night's ceremony and the pampering that came with it.
"It was really fun," she said. "We all got treated like queens."
The school's 2010 homecoming court consisted of 10 other students.
Sana Tafro, escorted by her cousin, Sasha Novakovic, was named first-runner up. Haleigh Newman, escorted by her father, Keith Newman, was named second-runner up.
Homecoming week also gave students the opportunity to display their school spirit, Roman said.
"Every day was different, but we all came together," she said.
Roman is a member of Grovetown's JROTC program, the Band of Warriors and the varsity soccer team.
She is also involved in several school clubs, including National Honor Society, the Buddy Club and Student Council.
After graduating high school, Roman plans to attend the University of Georgia and major in athletic training.
Roman was escorted by her mother, Vanessa Lozada, who described her daughter as very friendly and a great student.
"I'm really proud of her," Lozada said. "Stephanie is a very sociable person, but she's really into helping others.
"That speaks more than anything else."
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