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OC Halftime “Marriage Proposal”

Photo credits: Kathy E. Hebert / Opelousas Catholic

Friday night lights matched with Homecoming makes for a super evening, but this “Coming Home” was even more heartwarming for one special honoree.

Emily Vidrine was the returning Homecoming Queen from 2013-14 to be recognized at Friday night’s game. Invited back as the 10-year honorees, she was recognized with team captains Hayden Speyrer, T.J. Venable, and Jake Whipp.

At halftime on the 50-yard line near the sideline following her introduction, she received a “surprise” she will remember forever … a marriage proposal! And she said YES to Cody Stelly!  The crowd clapped and cheered to wish the happy couple well as they will now prepare for their wedding.

Opelousas Catholic Homecoming Halftime proposal