December 9, 2021

Missouri High School Crowns First Male Homecoming Queen

A Missouri highschool has damaged with custom and topped its first male pupil as Homecoming Queen in the course of the faculty’s homecoming sport. Scholar Zachary Willmore made historical past at Rock Bridge High School.

“It was literally like a dream,” Wilmore mentioned to KOMU 8. “It was just really special to me.”

Willmore, additionally a varsity cheerleader for the college, posted a video from the occasion to his TikTok. He might be seen carrying a stupendous gold gown with a homecoming sash. 


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He mentioned he determined to run after posting a ballot on social media, asking his followers if he ought to attempt to run for king or queen. Based mostly on the outcomes, he selected queen. 

“They thought queen could look prettier on the sash,” Willmore advised the outlet. 

Willmore says that whereas he obtained loads of love on social media, not everybody had variety issues to say. 

“Online, I did get some hate. After I won, my TikTok account was reported and banned for a couple days,” Willmore mentioned.

Willmore has gained fairly a following, boasting greater than 1,000,000 followers on TikTok by sharing movies of his outfits. He says that a few of what he wears earned him gown code violations in school. 

He’s now working with different college students to get the college to replace its gown code coverage. A spokesperson for the college mentioned the district is hoping to difficulty a revised gown code earlier than the college 12 months ends.