The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

August 21, 2013

Royalty to be crowned Saturday

— The pageant will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Oak Hill High School auditorium. Admission is $5 for people ages 12 and up and free for children under 12. Voting for crowd favorite will be held at the door for $1 per vote.

The Oak Leaf Festival children’s pageant will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill High School. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and up, and free to children under 12.

The Oak Leaf Festival has awarded nearly $28,000 in scholarships to contestants in the last nine years. This year the festival hopes to give $1,750 in scholarships to the contestants. If you are interested in donating to the scholarship fund, contact Kristi Atha-Rader at 304-574-0899 or any of the Oak Leaf Festival Committee officers.



Contestants for this year’s Oak Leaf Festival / Bridge Day Pageant are as follows.


Preteen Division

Jordan Clendenin

Nautica Treadway


Teen Division

Zoe Elizabeth Spencer

Savannah Neely

Jada Hall

Elise Atha

Jeri Landers

Morgan Claypool

Hannah Fridley

Savanah Skaggs

Carrie Yarber

Carissa Chuyka

Lakelynn Keown


Miss Division

Leanna Williams

Cassie Rashell Taylor

Morgan Kesecker

Rebecca Johnson

Ciara Legg

Keanna LaCost

Amber Toney

Hope Johnston

Taylor DeWitt

Amanda Vance

Holly Cogar


Ms. Division

Brianna Morton

Cassandra Carter


Mrs. Division

Cindy Tucker

Tacy Kelly

Elizabeth A. Lilly

Misty M. Hill

Kari Park

Rowena Short

Chandra LaCost


Miss Southern WV’s Outstanding Teen & Miss New River Gorge Outstanding Teen

June Braunlich

Lindsey Bean


Miss Southern West Virginia

Paige Madden

Kelsey Benson

Bethany Lojewski

Alex Richardson

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