2013 Sweethearts selected

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:41am

Waco, TX (March 12, 2013) – The 2013 Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Sweetheart competition was held with 104 young women competing. The selection of Sweethearts is based on personal interviews, personality, congeniality, poise and communication skills.

From the applicants, 60 young women were chosen to represent the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo as a Sweetheart.

“The 2013 Sweetheart competition was extremely competitive again this year,” said Karen Kirkpatrick, Chairman of the Sweetheart Committee. “We are excited to have these ladies as part of the team.”

The primary purpose of the Sweethearts is to promote, support and represent the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo. This goal is accomplished by selling discounted Fair & Rodeo tickets and/or sponsorships, serving as public relations ambassadors for the Fair & Rodeo and volunteering 100 hours of community service. The Sweetheart Committee has also incorporated scholarship opportunities into the program with over $7,000 in scholarships being awarded to Sweethearts this year.

Sweethearts assist the Fair & Rodeo by distributing rodeo programs, presenting awards for numerous events such as the Livestock Show, various contests, Mutton Bustin’ and more. Year-round duties include representing the Fair & Rodeo at parades, festivals, events and fundraisers/benefits in the Waco-McLennan County area.

Representing the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo as 2013 Sweethearts are:

Axtell
Tricia Maler
Meagan Stewart

Bosqueville
Chelsea Kenniger
Whitley Sepulveda
Kasey Wright

Bruceville-Eddy
Cassidy Trevino

China Spring
Haley Bass
Cheyenne Blann
Maya Rangel
Jasmine Richardson
Melana Villa
Karina Wilson
Victoria Wilson
Emily Wood

Covington
Makayla Lyles

Crawford
Luci-Beth Burkett
Carrigan Chambers
Emily Martin
Mary Hope Pearson

Gatesville
Taylor “Lois” Jacks

Hubbard
Victoria Ellison

Lorena
Brooke Boiles
Mackenzie De La Cruz
Hannah Griffin
Rachel Holle
Paige Johnston
Kolby Kayworth
Chelsey Kincaid
Kassidi Petty
Emily Thornton
Taylor Underwood
Madison Walters

Midway
Courteney Antonucci
Austin Burrell
Sophie Hayes
Macey McMinn
Emily Sadler
Mary Conley Thompson

Reicher
Olivia Duron
Summer Taylor
Brooke Uptmore

Riesel
Mikelle Pustjovsky

Robinson
Hannah Brown
Katy Ann Herring
Jesse Jaynes
Teagan Kennedy
Jordyn McNamara
Shannon Rasner
Rachel Roquemore
Morgan Slovacek
Caroline Vorderkunz

Rogers
Casey Crews
Ashlee Grabman
Lacy Ide

Troy
Alondra Hernandez
Delanie Wurster

Vanguard
Jenni Delaney
Savanna Taylor

West
Ashley Alligood
Bria DoKupil
 

The goal of the Extraco Events Center, home of the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, is to educate through entertainment and agricultural experiences as well as to become the center of entertainment in Central Texas. Held at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, TX, the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo is held annually with over 198,000 in attendance in 2012. The 2013 Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo will be held October 3-12. For more information about the Extraco Events Center, visit ExtracoEventsCenter.com.
 

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