Five Vie for Queen Title
Five young ladies will compete for the position of Queen at the annual Town & Country Days Queen’s Pageant.
The pageant will be held Monday, Aug. 14 following the Little Miss, Pre-Teen, and Miss Teen pageants. The pageants are set to begin at 7 p.m.
The Prince and Princess Contest will be held at 5 p.m. that day.
Molly Witschey, Brooklynn McCaslin, Margaret Hornbeck, Morgan Maston, and Cheyenne Coen are each vying for the title of Town & Country Days Queen.
Molly Witschey, age 17, is the daughter of Amiee Wilson. Molly lives in New Martinsville and is a senior at Magnolia High School. She enjoys volunteering and spending quality time with her family. She also enjoys shooting her bow.
Molly’s school activities include being a freshman mentor, attending MOVTI, participating in FBLA, archery, and serving as senior class president.
Molly considers herself thoughtful, caring, and respectful. Her ambition is to become better at Cyber Security.
Brooklynn McCaslin is the 17-year-old daughter of Chuck and Tracey Loy. She lives in Porters Falls and is a senior at Valley High School.
Brooklynn enjoys photography, painting, working part-time, fishing, shooting her bow, riding around in her Jeep, hunting, and spending time with her friends.
She considers herself to be adventurous, outgoing, and bubbly.
Brooklynn’s school endeavors and clubs include Pine Grove FFA Vice President, secretary of Wetzel County Livestock Committee, varsity softball, and cheerleading. She has also received her state degree in FFA, and she is a member of the West Union Church of Christ.
Brooklynn wants to attend the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Sciences in the fall of 2018, and she wishes to major in Mortuary and minor in Business.
Margaret Hornbeck is 19-years-old and is the daughter of Albert and Michelle Hornbeck of Reader.
Margaret is a freshman at Penn Foster College. She is a member of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, and she is a member of the Pine Grove FFA.
Margaret’s hobbies include spending time with her animals, hunting, fishing, and participating in truck pulls.
Margaret would describe herself as eccentric, dedicated, and hardworking; she hopes to finish school and become a registered veterinary technician.
Morgan Maston is the daughter of Brian and Becky Baker. The 19-year-old is a resident of New Martinsville and just graduated high school.
Morgan’s school endeavors and clubs included FFA, 4-H, and soccer.
She likes pageants, hunting, riding four-wheelers, spending time with friends and family.
Morgan describes herself as bubbly, outgoing, and compassionate. She wants to work toward being an EMT, as she loves helping people.
Cheyenne Coen is 16-years-old and is the daughter of Bobby and Shelly Coen of Pine Grove.
Cheyenne has been involved with FFA, TSA, band, Sporstman’s Club, Sources of Strength, and the Lumberjills volleyball team.
Cheyenne’s hobbies include bass clarinet, ATV riding, kayaking, and anything outdoors. She considers herself to be honest, ambitious, and adventurous.
Cheyenne’s ambition is to work in the medical field.