Tai Auran and Brynn Kosters are the 2022 homecoming king and queen for Alexandria Area High School

They were chosen during coronation, which took place Monday, Sept. 26, 2022.

Tai Auran and Brynn Kosters, seniors at Alexandria Area High School, were chosen as this year's homecoming king and queen. The coronation ceremony took place Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at the Performing Arts Center at the school.
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DOUGLAS COUNTY — Homecoming festivities for three area schools continued throughout the week with coronation taking place Monday evening for the Alexandria School District.

Tai Auran and Brynn Kosters were chosen as the 2022 Homecoming king and queen.

Tai Auran, a senior at Alexandria Area High School, reacts to being chosen as the 2022 Homecoming King. He was crowned by this year's Homecoming Queen, Brynn Kosters.
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Homecoming King Tai Auran and Homecoming Queen Brynn Kosters, middle, are surrounded by the 2022 homecoming court. Auran and Kosters were named king and queen during the coronation ceremony Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. The full homecoming court includes, back from left, Gavin Klimek, Avery Sinning, Chance Boyer, Abigail Nelson, Gage Feeken, Riley Richards, Tai Auran, Brynn Kosters, Kya Burkey, Triston Jenniges, Dasha Shyroka, Owen Kuehl, Malorie Raether, Daniel Jackson, Brooklyn Paffrath, and Camden Kosters, and front, from left, Bennett Brakke and Addison Byron.
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The Osakis School District, as well as Brandon-Evansville School District, also held coronation ceremonies on Monday, Sept. 26.

The B-E Homecoming king and queen are Brady Perleberg and Sydney Schaefer. And the king and queen in Osakis are Tyson Hagedon and Kiley Kranz.

Brady Perleberg and Sydney Schaefer, seniors, were chosen as this year's homecoming king and queen in the Brandon-Evansville School District.
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Alexandria will be hosting its community homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 30, beginning at 4 p.m. It will take place in downtown Alexandria. The homecoming football game will take place at the AAHS stadium beginning at 7 p.m.


Brandon-Evansville will host a pep fest during the school day on Friday, Sept. 30, with a bonfire set to take place in the softball parking lot that evening after the football game. On Saturday, Oct. 1, there will be a dance for students in grades 9-12.

Osakis will host its parade on Friday, Sept. 30, at 1:30 p.m. with a pep fest to follow at 2 p.m. The game will take place Friday evening.

Watch for more information and photos of all three homecoming festivities in a special homecoming section in the Friday, Oct. 7 print edition of the Echo Press.

Celeste Edenloff is the special projects editor and a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. She has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in 2016 to once again report on the community she calls home.
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