WELLSTON — The Wellston OHillCo Festival Queen Contest will be held Sunday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at Wellston High School. The contestants will be narrowed down to the top three.
Cost of admission to the contest is $3. Children under three years old will be admitted for free.
Below are the queen contestants:
- Taylor Ross is the 18-year-old daughter of Brian and Amanda Ross. Taylor will be a senior at Wellston High School. Her special honors include honor roll, three-year recipient of the respectful rocket award and served as president for five years and recreational officer for two years. Her hobbies and interests include 4-H. She is a former Jr. Fairboard member and assists with the Coalton Freewill Baptist youth program. Taylor would like to be OHillCo Queen because she "would love to represent the City of Wellston.”
- Isabella Womeldorf is the 17-year-old daughter of Eric and Carly Womeldorf and Mandy and Conrad Harris. She is a senior at Wellston High School. Her special honors include honor roll all three years, being Senior Class Representative and Color guard Captain, and two years of varsity lettering in Cheer. Her hobbies include cheering, color guard, church worship group and volunteer work. She would like to be the OHillCo Queen because she "loves traveling" and because she wants to "create friendships.”
- Kenle Miller is the 14-year old daughter of Rebecca Miller. She is in 9th grade at Wellston High School. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Her hobbies and interests include riding 4-wheelers, kayaking, fishing, riding a Harley with my dad, swimming and going skating on weekends. She would like to be the OHillCo Queen because “she would like to make wonderful friends.”
- Kaliegh Jones is the 17-year-old daughter of Kelly and Kendra Jones. She will be a senior at Wellston High School. Her hobbies and interests include art, taking photos, softball and choir, which she has participated in since the 6th grade. She would like to be OHillCo Queen “to represent Wellston all over the State of Ohio and be a role model for younger girls.”
- Leslie Hartley is the 15-year-old daughter of Leah and Gilbert Hartley. She will be a sophomore at Wellston High School. Her special honors and awards include being on the superintendent's list and earning varisty letters in band and bowling. Her hobbies and interests include band, Rhapsody and bowling. She would like to be OHillCo Queen because she wants “to travel to different towns and festivals.”
- Chloe Johnson is the 16-year-old daughter of Reed and Misty Johnson and Brandi Johnson. She will be in 11th grade at the Wellston High School. Her hobbies and interests honor roll being accepted into Buckeye Hills. She would like to be OHillCo Queen to “represent her community.”
- Chloe Wilbur is the 14-year-old daughter of Joey and Ashley Wilbur. She is a freshman at Wellston High School. Her special honors include National honor society, student council, National Champion Middle School Cheer team and varsity cheer, which she participated in as a freshman. Her hobbies include cheering, softball, babysitting, doing makeup and cooking. She would like to be the OHillCo Queen so she "can be a role model and a big sister to others on the court."
The top three finalist results will be sealed until Saturday, Sept. 7, when the queen and her court will be named at the close of the Wellston OHillCo Festival.