THEME: Fall In Love With Highlands
HIGHLANDS – The 65th Jamboree theme this year was “Fall In Love with Highlands,” and that was easy, with beautiful weather, a colorful parade with many traditional units, and a childrens’ pageant with plenty of posing and waving from the little ones. The pageant was emceed by Miss Highlands Haley Maxey, and organized by Linda Gwaltney in memory of her daughter Cristen Bickerstaff.
The Jamboree is a fundraiser for the Chamber of Commerce, and director Jessica Woods thanked all for their support. She announced the parade judging winners as follows:
Non-Commercial: Highlands 4-H Club
Antique or Classic Car: Pct. 3 1929 Ford Truck
Modified or Race Car: General Lee
School Spirit: Highlands Elementary School Student Council
Best of Theme: First Baptist Church, water hand-out
Business of the Year: Pct. 3, Tonya Kostka.