Rashun Watkins, a senior at Houston County High School, won the 2011 Mr. HOCO title at a school event held Jan. 27, 2011. Eighteen contestants vied for the title.
First runner-up was Tyler Hall and the second runner-up was Josh Stricklen, a Houston County Board of Education news release says.
The People’s Choice Award went to Zachary Coatney. The pageant was sponsored by Coach Angela Crawford and the Lady Bears Softball Team.
Rashun has participated in Special Olympics, TOPSoccer, and the Warner Robins American Little League Challenger League. He enjoys singing, dancing and texting his many friends. He also enjoys attending the Partners’ Club Prom each year. Rashun is the son of Aaron and Denise Watkins.
Allison Averett, Rashun’s teacher, commented, “The Houston County High auditorium was packed with enthusiastic supporters. We are so proud of Rashun!”