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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Flaming Foliage Festival Starts Friday In Renovo

RENOVO -Thirty young women are in the running to become queen of 64th Flaming Foliage Festival.
The contestants and the schools they represent are:
AUSTIN AREA
Representing Austin Area High School is Racheal Ann Glover. Born on November 25, 1994, she is the daughter of Carey Little and Joe Glover, of Austin.
She has four siblings -Mercedes, Halie, Brian and Joseph. Racheal plays basketball, volleyball and softball, sings in the chorus and belongs to the Yearbook and Yellow Ribbon clubs. She also enjoys hunting, fishing, riding four-wheelers and hanging out with family and friends. After graduation Racheal plans to attend college to become an Ultra Sound Technician. Her escort for the weekend is Michael Valent, of Austin.
BALD EAGLE
Representing Bald Eagle Area High School is Emily Ann Chambers. Born on November 22, 1994, she is the daughter of Tammy Hibbler and Cliff Chambers, of Snow Shoe. She has a sister, Ellie, and a brothers, Zach. Emily is a member of the National Honor Society, FBLA, Yearbook Bookends, Student Government, Junior Executive Committee, Special Olympics Committee, Drama Club, and SADD. She also enjoys reading, writing, kayaking, jogging, fishing and camping. After graduation Emily plans to go to attend Penn State University and enroll in their Division of Undergraduate Studies program. Her escort for the weekend is Zachary Strunk.
BELLEFONTE
Representing Bellefonte Area High School is Chamberly Marie Corman. Born on September 3, 1995, she is the daughter of Jamie and the late Rodney Corman, of Bellefonte. She has a sister Alexa and a brother Ethan. Chamberlyn is a member of FBLA, Student Council, Key Club, Class Cabinet and is a varsity cheerleader. She also enjoys Wildcat All-State cheerleading, coaching youth cheerleading, reading and socializing with friends. After graduation Chamberlyn plans to attend Penn State to double major in Marketing and Public Relations. Her escort for the weekend is Chandler Ross, of Bellefonte.
BUCKTAIL
Representing Bucktail Area High School is Emily Leigh Shearer. Born on February 14, 1995, she is the daughter of Barbara and Thomas Shearer. She has three sisters; Erica, Alicia and Hannah. Emily is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Interact Club, Environmental Club, Varsity Club, Art Club, Class President, and also plays basketball. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, swimming and shopping. After graduation Emily plans to attend college. Her escort for the weekend is Brian Long.
CAMERON COUNTY
Representing Cameron County High School lis Abby Dean Etchepare. Born on September 22, 1994, she is the daughter of Kerry and Michael Etchepare, of Emporium. She has a brother Paul who is 16. Abby is a member of the National Honor Society, Art Honor Society, Student Body-President, Student Council, Yearbook Co-Editor, FBLA, Mock Trial, plays golf, basketball and softball and is in the CCHS band front. She also enjoys lifeguarding, reading, traveling, healthy cooking, gardening and volunteering at her church and at the local nursing home. After graduation Abby plans to attend a four-year university majoring in Dietetics/Nutrition with focus on athletics. Her escort for the weekend is Spencer Brown, of Emporium.
CANTON
Representing Canton Jr.-Sr. High School is Kaylin Nicole Baker. Born on May 24, 1995, she is the daughter of Courtney and Bill Baker, of Roaring Branch. he has a sister, Kristin, and brother, Dustin. Kaylin is a member of SADD, and plays on the softball and volleyball teams. She also enjoys hunting, fishing, playing volleyball and softball and supporting other school sports. After graduation Kaylin plans to attend Mansfield University to study Radiology Ultrasound Technician. Her escort for the weekend is Jacob Miller, of Canton.
CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
Representing Central Mountain High School is Kara Elizabeth Heckman. Born on May 26, 1995, she is the daughter of Melinda and Scott Heckman, of Mill Hall. She has two sisters, Kendra and Krista. Kara is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and plays on the soccer, basketball and track teams. She also enjoys drawing, painting and running. After graduation Kara plans to pursue a career as an Occupational Therapist. Her escort for the weekend is Cole Renninger, of Lock Haven.
DuBOIS
Representing DuBois Area High School is Gwen Floranell Michaux. Born on December 9, 1994, she is the daughter, of Gwen and Joe Michaux of DuBois. She has seven siblings; Rose, Danielle, Nick, Zack, Josue, Dennis and Darrell. Gwen is a member of the National Honor Society, Ark of Learning and Robotics Club. She also enjoys keeping stats for soccer, and spending time with family and friends. After graduation Gwen plans to continue her education and travel the world. Dominick David, of DuBois will be her escort for the weekend.
HUGHESVILLE
Representing Hughesville Area High School is Kayla Josephine Russell. Born on July 19, 1995, she is the daughter of Tammy and Jim Russell, of Hughesville. Kayla is a member of the National Honor Society, Varsity Club, Youth Group, Big Buddy, Christian Club, SADD, Student Council-Vice President and a cheerleader She also enjoys attending her church, art, spending time with family, poetry and reading classics. After graduation Kayla plans to attend college for Mortuary Sciences. Ty Stugart, of Hughesville will be her escort for the weekend.
JERSEY SHORE
Representing Jersey Shore Area High School is Victoria Annette Barrows. Born on January 10, 1995, she is the daughter, of Carol and Keith Barrows of Jersey Shore. She has two sisters, Susan and Rebecca. Victoria is a member of the National Honor Society, FBLA, concert choir, select choirs, marching band, Bible club, Model U.N., Constitutional Convention, and participates in school musicals. Victoria's hobbies include playing the piano, dancing, and singing, hiking and biking. After graduation she plans to attend college to study inter-cultural studies to become a missionary. Her escort for the weekend is Nathan Ulmer of Jersey Shore.
JOHNSONBURG
Representing Johnsonburg Area High School is Rhianon Jene Fowler. Born on December 22, 1994, she is the daughter of Joyce and Robert Fowler, of Wilcox. She has one sister, Shikara. Rhianon is a member of the National Honor Society, Stand Tall, prom committee, environmental club, student council secretary and class treasurer. Some of her hobbies include fishing, hunting, soccer, basketball, track, cheerleading, dance, gymnastics and knitting. After graduation Rhianon she to attend college to become a Physical Therapist. Her escort for the weekend is Caleb Helfright, of Johnsonburg.
LIBERTY
Representing Liberty Area High School is Deborah Esther Brown. Born on May 27, 1995, she is the daughter of Sally and Eric Brown, of Trout Run. She has a brother Jacob and a sister Rebekah. Deborah is a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, FBLA, Spanish club, peer helpers, SAR, ski club, Battle of the Books, news crew, band and volleyball and track teams. She also enjoys scrapbooking, riding horses, baking, leather making and snowboarding. After graduation she plans to attend college and double major in special education and elementary education. Her escort for the weekend is Blaze Buckwalter, of McElhattan.
MANSFIELD
Representing Mansfield Area High School is Noelle Marie Payne. Born on November 12, 1994, she is the daughter, of Cyndi and Tim Payne of Mansfield. She has a sister, Marlena, and a brother, Tyler. Noelle is a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, FBLA, Future Leaders of Tomorrow, sings in the chorus, plays in the band and is on the tennis team. She also enjoys horseback riding, playing the piano, playing tennis and jubilation. After graduation Noelle plans to attend college majoring in Equine studies. Her escort for the weekend is Justin Doud, of Mansfield.
MONTGOMERY
Representing Montgomery Area High School is Emily Mae Fisher. Born on July 21, 1995, she is the daughter of Hettie Mook and Rich Fisher, of Montgomery. She has a brother, Tyler. Emily is a member of SADD, Student Council, TSA, prom committee, concert cand,, science club and FBLA. She also likes dancing, photograph, theatre and singing. After graduation she plans to attend Pennsylvania College of Technology to become a Dental Hygienist. Her escort for the weekend is Jason Rutkoski, of Montgomery.
MONTOURSVILLE
Representing Montoursville Area High School is Autumn Elizabeth MacInnis. She is the daughter, of Crystal Hughes and Bill MacInnis, of Trout Run. She has two brothers, Ben and Mason. Paige is a member of the Key Club, prom committee, Radical Readers and plays on the tennis and track teams. She also enjoys running, tennis and photography. After graduation Autumn plans to attend Pennsylvania College of Technology for Culinary Arts. Her escort for the weekend is Nathan Flexer, of Williamsport.
MUNCY
Representing Muncy Jr./Sr. High School is Rebecca Ann Smith. Born on March 2, 1995, she is the daughter of Diane and Larry Smith, of Muncy. She has a brother, Robert, and a sister, Victoria. She is a member of the National Honor Society, FBLA, Key Club, SADD, foreign language club, art club and school newspaper. She also enjoys track and field, playing field hockey, lifting, writing, dancing, reading, listening to music and spending time with loved ones. After graduation She plans to attend a four-year college to major in speech pathology. Her escort for the weekend is Alexander Shull, of Pennsdale.
NORTH PENN
Representing North Penn High School Kathryn Baker. Born on June 10, 1995, she is the daughter of Lisa and Roy Baker, of Tioga. She has three siblings, Heather, Ashley and Jon. She is a member of the Key Club, and plays on the basketball team. She also enjoys playing basketball, listening to music and spending time with friends After graduation She plans to attend college to become an registered nurse. Her escort for the weekend is Clay Coolidge, of Mansfield.
OSWAYO VALLEY
Representing Oswayo Valley Jr. is Chloe Lynn Blauvelt. Born on December 13, 1994, she is the daughter of Barbara and Paul Blauvelt of Shinglehouse. She has a brother Mark and a sister Katharine. Chloe is a member of the National Honor Society, NRG, Band, Pep-Band, Chorus, and plays on the basketball and softball teams. She also enjoys hiking, horseback riding, camping, knitting, crocheting, photography and painting and drawing. After graduation Chloe plans to attend college for veterinary science and minor in photography. Her escort for the weekend is Tyler Edge, of Ashtabula, Ohio.
PENNS VALLEY
Representing Penns Valley High School is Sarah Jane Haas. Born on April 20, 1995, she is the daughter of Karen Shinskie and Erik Haas, of Spring Mills. She has a sister, Rachel. Sarah is a member of the National Honor Society, Academic Decathlon, Yearbook and plays soccer. She also enjoys reading, fishing, shopping and doing Sudoku puzzles. After graduation she plans to attend college. Her escort for the weekend is Matthew Hodgson, of Centre Hall.
PORT ALLEGANY
Representing Port Allegany High School is Sara Catherine Borro. Born on May 21, 1995, she is the daughter of Thrisa and Mike Borro, of Roulette. She has a sister, Nicole. She is a member of the National Honor Society, show choir, chorus, peer helping, French club, band and track team. Her hobbies include reading, skiing, doing crafts and kayaking with her family. After graduation she plans to attend the University of Pittsburgh and pursue a career in medicine. Her escort for the weekend is Logan Hutton, of Port Allegany.
SAINT JOHN NEUMANN
Representing St. John Neumann Regional Academy is Katherine Lynne Mertes. Born on January 10, 1995, she is the daughter of Lorraine and Fredrick Mertes, of Williamsport.. She has two sisters, Alexandra and Jennifer. Katherine is a member of the National Honor Society, student council and Leo Club. She also enjoys playing softball, basketball and soccer and hanging out with friends. After graduation she plans to attend college to major in athletic training, then continue her education to become a sports medicine doctor. Her escort for the weekend is Henry Rainey, of Jersey Shore.
SAINT MARYS
Representing Saint Marys Area High School is DeAnna Rae Yost. Born on November 26, 1994, she is the daughter of Carol Muhitch and Richard Yost, of St. Marys. She has two brothers, Nathan and Andy. She is a member of the ecology, adventure and ski clubs and plays on the basketball, volleyball and track teams. She also enjoys fishing with her father, listening to music and hanging out with friends. She plans to attend college to be a registered nurse. Gideon Woelfel, of Kersey, will be her escort for the weekend.
SMETHPORT
Representing Smethport Area High School is Jordan Maye Dickinson. Born on September 2, 1995, she is the daughter of Warrie and Robert Dickinson, of Smethport. She has a sister, Brenda.She is a member of the National Honor Society, peer helpers, show choir, co-president of the senior class, vice-president of student council and plays on the soccer team. She also enjoys baking, swimming and coaching swimming and walking her dog. After graduation she plans to attend college in the marine biology field. Her escort for the weekend is Jeramey Mason, of Smethport.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT
Representing South Williamsport Jr./Sr. High School is LouAnna Bragalone. Born on September 7, 1995, she is the daughter of Gemma and Dominick Bragalone, of DuBoistown. She has three siblings - Rose, Dominick and Sophia.. She is a member of the Key Club, FCCLA (vice-president), Relay for Life, Leo Club, Fight to End Childhood Hunger, Habitat for Humanity and plays on the track and tennis teams. She also enjoys traveling, shopping, swimming and being with family and friends. After graduation she plans attend college majoring in the medical field. Her escort for the weekend is Dominick Bragalone.
SUGAR VALLEY
Representing the Sugar Valley Rural Charter School is Tory Lynn Welch. Born on March 23, 1994, she is the daughter of Kim and Corey Welch, of Jersey Shore. She has a sister, Jana. She is a member of the year book club and is a manager for the wrestling team. She also enjoys baking, hunting, fishing and photography. After graduation She plans to attend college to become a nurse. Her escort for the weekend is Broderick Taylor, of Jersey Shore.
SULLIVAN COUNTY
Representing Sullivan County High School is Devin Lynn Strickland. Born on April 27, 1994, she is the daughter of Andrea and Kevin Tutorow, of Dushore. She has a brother, Stevie. She is a member of the National Honor Society, science club, FBLA, SADD, student government and Scholarship Challenge and is a cheerleader. She also enjoys volunteering at the SPCA, reading, writing, art work and running. After graduation she plans to attend college, get her doctorate in English and become a professor. Her escort for the weekend is Scotty Vandine, of Muncy Valley.
WARRIOR RUN
Representing Warrior Run Area High School is Jordyn Cheyanne Johnson. Born on March 7, 1995, she is the daughter of Beth Pfleegor and Jeffrey Johnson, of Allenwood. She has four siblings- Cailyn, Colten, Bryn and Vance. She is a member of the National Honor Society, student council, Spanish club, drama club, concert choir, Tri-Hi-Y, class historian and plays on the soccer and track teams. She also enjoys running, playing soccer, singing and camping. After graduation she plans to attend college to study psychology. Her escort for the weekend is Aaron Knopp, of Muncy.
WELLSBORO
Representing Wellsboro Area High School is Mackenzie Lauren Marple. Born on October 30, 1994, she is the daughter of Jill and Dan Marple, of Wellsboro. She has a brother, Nick, and a sister, Alexandra. She is a member of the National Honor Society, chorus, Connectors Plus and plays on the volleyball and track teams. She also enjoys reading, riding horses, swimming, photography, sports, and spending time with family and friends. After graduation she plans to attend college majoring in the physicians assistant program and playing volleyball. Her escort for the weekend is Benjamin Shaw, of Wellsboro.
WILLIAMSON
Representing Williamson Area High School is Brooke Lee Gottwald. Born on June 18, 1995, she is the daughter of Nancy and Joseph Gottwald of Millerton. She has three brothers - Joseph, Michael and Jameson. She is a member of student council, yearbook club, mock trial, robotics, chorus and is on the tennis and track teams. She also enjoys painting, playing tennis, volunteering with the Girl Scouts and spending time with family and friends. After graduation she plans to attend college for secondary education. Her escort for the weekend is Brandon Cain, of Millerton.
WILLIAMSPORT
Representing Williamsport Area High School is Olivia Rose Kuzio. Born on January 30, 1995, she is the daughter of Jennifer and Keith Kuzio, of Williamsport. She is a member of the National Honor Society, executive board, PMEA, choir, Les Chanteuses and plays on the tennis team. She also enjoys running, tennis and singing. After graduation she plans to attend college in the pharmaceutical field. Her escort for the weekend is Dante Miele-Elion, of Williamsport.
HOSTESSES
Madison Jo Gentzyel is senior at Bucktail Area High School and the daughter of Marcie and Kevin Gentzyel. She was born on September 5, 1995. After graduation she plans to attend Mansfield University to become a therapist.
Brenna Lynn Tripp is a senior at Bucktail Area High School and the daughter of Mary Tripp. After graduation Brenna plans to attend college majoring in English.
Jodie Alexis Dremelis is a senior at Bucktail Area High School and the daughter of Bonnie and Jim Dremel. After graduation she plans to attend Lock Haven University and dual major in early childhood and special education.
Kaitlyn Elise McCann is senior at Bucktail Area High School and the daughter of Heather James and John McCann. After graduation she plans to move to Boston and attend art school.
2013 LAUREL REP.
Haley Christine Francis is a senior at Bucktail Area High School and the daughter of Teresa and Jerry Francis. SAfter graduation Haley plans to attend college to become an Registered nurse.