Pictured from left front row are: Denae Pyle,
Indiana State Fair Queen 2009 and Kathryn Sidell, Miss Ripley
County 2009; second row from left: Ashley Vestal, Versailles;
Bridget Hartman, Batesville; Jessica Osborne, Holton; Sarah
Webster, Versailles; Julie Hoffrogge, Dillsboro; Victoria
Woulms, Milan; third row from left: Olivia Woolum, Versailles;
Jessica Menchhofer, Holton; and Michelle Narwold, Batesville.
The ladies were attending a Queen's Tea held Friday, June
18 at the Versailles Baptist Church. They will be contending
for the Miss Ripley County 2010 title on July 11 at the
Damm Theatre at Osgood.
vye for Miss Ripley County title
Nine young ladies attended the Queens Tea last Friday evening
as each is vying for the Miss Ripley County title for 2010.
The ladies met at the Versailles Baptist Church where they heard
instruction about the upcoming pageant that will be held at the
Damm Theatre in Osgood on July 11 to determine the winners. The
queen and her court will reign over the Ripley County 4-H Fair,
which is slated to begin July 17.
Bridget Hartman of Batesville. She is the daughter of Tim
Hartman and will be a freshman at Ball State University this year.
She is active in the Book Club and FCCLA. She is sponsored by
Lecher Sawmill Inc.
Julianne Hoffrogge of Dillsboro is the daughter of Don
and Diane Hoffrogge. She will be a sophomore in college. She enjoys
participating in her church choir and is sponsored by the Milan
Volunteer Fire Department.
Jessie Menchhofer of Holton is the daughter of Tom and
Melissa Menchhofer. She will be a senior at South Ripley High
School. She is active in 4-H, FFA, the Hopewell Youth Group, and
is a guest board member of the Farm Bureau. She is sponsored by
Michelle Narwold of Batesville is the daughter of Dale
and Anita Narwold. She will be a senior at Batesville High School.
She is involved in the National Honor Society, FFA, 4-H, St. Johns
UCC Youth Group and is sponsored by Narwold Transport Inc. and
Jessica Osborne of Holton is the daughter of David and
Karen Osborne. She will be a freshman at Purdue University where
she is studying to be a special education teacher. Her activities
include: 10-year 4-H member, Math Club, Social Studies Club, SAW,
FCA, band, choir, Young Confederates, majorettes, and National
Honor Society. She is sponsored by Odyssey Full Service Salon,
Ashley Vestal is the daughter of Robert and Lisa Vestal
of Versailles. She will be a senior at South Ripley High School.
She plans to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice at Northern Kentucky
University after high school. Her activities include: FFA, 4-H,
Ripley County Junior Leaders, Ripley County Youth Advisory Board,
Junior Member 4-H Corporation Board, SADD, Social Studies Club,
CNNSR, Math Club, SR Band, and St. Pauls Lutheran Church
Youth group. She is sponsored by Owen Menchhofer, Farm Bureau
Sarah Webster of Versailles is the daughter of Michael
and Sally Webster. She will be a freshman at the University of
Indianapolis seeking a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. Her
activities include: SADD, Math Club, Social Studies Club, FFA,
Varsity Club, National Honors Society, Olean Volunteers and 4-H.
Her sponsor is Newman Vollmer House Bed & Breakfast.
Olivia Woolum of Versailles is the daughter of Steve and
Mary Ellen Woolum and attends South Ripley High School. Her activities
include: Varsity Club, Social Studies Club, SAE, school newspaper
(Raiders Riot) and 4-H. She is being sponsored by Woolum Real
Victoria Woulms of Milan is the daughter of Todd and Ann
Woulms. She will be a freshman in college. She hopes to one day
own her own veterinary practice and go on to start a rescue for
unwanted animals. Her activities include: 4-H member, Jr. Leader,
student council, class representative, National Honor Society,
pep band, concert band, Cowboy mounted shooting, track and field,
cross-country, soccer, and wrestling mat maid. She is sponsored
by Twisted G Farms and Garner Welding.
The ladies enjoyed the company of last years Miss Ripley
County, Kathryn Sidell along with Denae Pyle, last years
State Fair Queen.