Meet the Ignacio Royals

With father Brandon Pearson, left, enjoying the moment, Heile Pearson receives her Sophomore Royalty sash from Clay Seibel. She is the daughter of Brandon and Kara Pearson, and he the son of Shane and Melanie Seibel.
The Freshmen Royalty at Ignacio High’s festivities were Elco Garcia, Jr., (right) and Autumn Smith. Smith’s mother, Cedra Etesam, looks on proudly at left. Autumn is the daughter of Danny Smith and Cedra Etesam, and Elco the son of Elco Garcia and Naomi Russell.
Junior Royalty honorees Marcus Chapman (right) and Leela Rosa – escorted by father Daniel Rosa, Jr., at left – choose which cameras for which to mug. She is the daughter of Daniel, Jr., and Bobbie Rosa, and he the son of Steve and Yvonne Chapman.
Dressed to the nines for the occasion, Hunter Frost (left) bestows upon Rachel Cooper the 2nd Senior Attendant sash. She is the daughter of David Cooper and Corie Bray, and he the son of Jack Frost, Jr., and Bobbie Sage.
Named 1st Senior Attendant(s) presented at halftime. She is the daughter of Joe Gonzales, Jr., and Jessica Evensen, and he the son of Mossy and Shasta Pena.
Flanked by father Anthony Archuleta at far left and great-grandfather Richard Schmidt at far right, “SnowComing 2017” Winter Royalty Queen Tori Archuleta is joined by King Bryan Gram during the halftime presentation at the Bobcat boys’ varsity basketball game Jan. 19 versus Sargent inside IHS Gymnasium. Gram, a senior and son of Robert and Juliet Gram, is involved in cross-country (for Bayfield H.S.), track and National Honors Society. A senior and daughter of Anthony and Maria Archuleta, Archuleta participates in basketball – she underwent surgery less than a week later on a damaged right ankle upon which she still managed to walk out – soccer, football (manager) and NAYO.
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum
Joel Priest | Special to the Drum

“SnowComing 2017” Winter Royalty Queen Tori Archuleta and King Bryan Gram were crowned during the halftime presentation at the Bobcat boys’ varsity basketball game Jan. 19 versus Sargent inside IHS Gymnasium.

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