Summer McVicker is crowned as the 2017 Ballard Homecoming Queen. Photo by Missy Miller

Ballard’s 2017 homecoming king and queen: Tate Battani and Summer McVicker. Battani is the son of Shane and Sarah Battani of Huxley. McVicker is the daughter of Mike and Teresa McVicker of Ames. Photo by Missy Miller

It’s tradition at Ballard to have a little prince and princess, Judah Funkhouser and Lizzie Weeks, as part of the ceremonies. Photo by Missy Miller