“I encourage everyone to attend the pageant. It’s not just about getting to see who wins the crown, but more of an opportunity to see some of the great young people from our community.”
Diane Raver can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 812-934-4343, Ext. 114.
Elizabeth Bachus Age: 18 Parents: Tom and Pam Bachus City: Cedar Grove School: 2014 Oldenburg Academy graduate Sponsor: George's Pharmacy Activities: Soccer, track and field and softball teams; Recyclones; Book Club; Campus Ministry; Academy Ambassadors; Pep Club; Adopt-a-Sis; Student Council; church altar server and youth group member Future plans: To attend Xavier University and study nursing, become a nurse specializing in pediatrics and possibly work in post operation, especially for children and babies with cleft lip and cleft palate Krystyn Eilerman Age: 18 Parents: Mark and Heather Couch City: Connersville School: 2013 Couch Academy (home-schooled) graduate Sponsor: Simplicity Realty Activities: Oak Forest Church of Christ worship team pianist, singer and assistant choir director; seven-year 4-H member; Young Voices of Indiana choir member; Mahoning Valley Christian Service Camp young adult faculty member Future plans: No definite plans yet, but may pursue a career in the designing or music industry; to help people and serve them Megan Hensley Age: 17 Parents: Michael and Robin Hensley City: Metamora School: Franklin County High School senior Sponsor: Blooming Grove Tigers Activities: Spanish Club, Bleacher Bum Committee, M-Catz, National Honor Society, 4-H, basketball, track and field, Special Olympics softball tournament volunteer, McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital obstetrics unit volunteer Future plans: To attend either the University of Evansville or University of Indianapolis and get accepted into the nursing program, go into obstetrics and either become a midwife or registered nurse Emma Stern Age: 18 Parents: Gary and Susan Stern City: Cedar Grove School: 2014 FCHS graduate Sponsor: Franklin County Mustanger's Horse and Pony Club Activities: Golf, tennis, M-Catz, dinner theater event coordinator, library worker, vacation Bible school teacher, Sunday school helper, 4-H, Horse Club president, McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital volunteer Future plans: To attend Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to pursue a job in radiology and work in a children's hospital Kayla Watterson Age: 17 Parents: Brian and Melanie Watterson City: Brookville School: FCHS senior Sponsor: Bath State Bank Activities: 4-H, M-Catz, Spanish Club, Bleacher Bums, basketball, homecoming float committee, Canoefest Miss Congeniality, volunteering at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital in the OB, patient care and radiology departments Future plans: To graduate from high school with academic honors, attend Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and become a radiology technician