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Six Vie for Title of Miss T&C Days

By Staff | Aug 10, 2016

Six young ladies from Wetzel County will vie for the title of Miss Town and Country Days on Monday, Aug. 15. The pageant will be held on the main stage at the Wetzel County 4-H grounds. The Little Miss, Pre-Teen, Miss Teen, and Queen’s Pageant are scheduled for 7 p.m., following opening ceremonies.

The Queen’s phase of competition will include interviews, promotion, evening gown, and final question.

Kara Hindman, Kara Boggs, Autumn Cecil, Molly Witschey, Breanna Pekula, and Brooklyn McCaslin are each vying for the coveted Miss Town and Country Days crown.

Kara Hindman is the 19-year-old daughter of Julie and Aaron Hindman of Reader. Hindman currently is a sophomore at Fairmont State University, where she is also a cheerleader and has made the Honor Roll.

Kara enjoys cheerleading, hunting, fishing, and reading. She describes herself as intelligent, cheerful, and organized. Her ambition is to graduate medical school as a licensed pediatrician.

Kara Boggs, 16, is the daughter of John and Terri Boggs of New Martinsville. She is currently a junior at Magnolia High School and also takes courses at West Virginia Northern Community College.

Kara is a varsity cheerleader, member of the Drug Free Club and FFA, and is also a member of the Magnolia marching and concert bands.

She enjoys listening to music, spending time with friends, hunting, fishing, riding four-wheelers, and curling up with a good book. Kara describes herself as friendly, outgoing, and ambitious. Her ambition is to graduate from Magnolia with honors and finish her college education at West Liberty, majoring in pediatric health care.

Autumn Cecil, 17, is the daughter of Tim and Maureen Cecil of New Martinsville. Autumn is currently a senior at Magnolia High School where she serves on the prom committee, Drug Free Club of America, and is a participant in AAU traveling basketball.

Autumn’s talents and hobbies include basketball, track, singing and dancing around the house, reading, writing, applying makeup, volunteering at the animal shelter, and working fundraisers such as Shop with a First Responder.

She describes hserself as outgoing, talkative, and strong-willed.

Autumn aspires to acquire the Promise Scholarship, win the state basketball championship, win the state championship in disc throwing, and make lasting senior memories. Her long-term goals include attending WVU in 2017 and majoring in journalism.

Mollie Witschey is the 16-year-old daughter of Amiee Wilson of New Martinsville. She is a junior at Magnolia High School who is involving in the Technology Student Association (TSA) and peer tutoring.

Mollie’s talents and hobbies include drawing, volunteering at Open Door Ministries, and taking pictures. She describes herself as sweet, caring, and generous. Her ambition is to become a family therapist.

Breanna Pekula is the daughter of Mike and Shellie Pekula of Proctor. Breanna is a junior at Cameron High School where she is a member of the National Technical Honor Society, president of the Cameron chapter of Drug Free Clubs of America, vice-president of Cameron’s FFA chapter, and a member of the student council. She also participates in cheerleading and softball.

Breanna’s talents and hobbies include pitching for Cameron High School, four-wheeler riding, showing livestock, and being a member of the dairy judging team for Cameron FFA.

She describes herself as confident, loyal, and positive. Her ambition is to major in journalism and minor in agriculture.

Brooklyn McCaslin is the 16-year-old daughter of Chuck and Tracey Loy. She resides in Porters Falls and is a junior at Valley High School.

Brooklyn is the reporter for Wetzel County Livestock Club, vice-president of Pine Grove FFA, sophomore class president, a member of the National Art Society, president of Busy Bees 4-H Club, and is a participant in FFA, RAZE, and Monroe County Shooting Sports. Brooklyn has also made the Honor Roll and participates in softball.

Brooklyn’s talents and hobbies include shooting her bow, 4H, FFA, painting, and raising her FFA and 4H animals. She describes herself as country, bubbly, and outgoing. Her amibition is to attend Pittsburgh Institution of Mortuary Sciences.