Snow Princess, Duchess, Countess royals crowned

Published 12:32 pm Thursday, December 13, 2018

STANFORD — At the conclusion of the annual Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade, crowns were passed out to several young ladies from four years old to middle-school age.

The young lady receiving the first crown of the evening was six-year-old Madison Curtis as she was named the top candidate in the Snow Princess contest. Madison, the daughter of Brad and Mitzi Curtis of Stanford, was chosen out of a field of 10 contestants. She was escorted by Liam Pendleton, the son of Waylon and Heather Pendleton of Hustonville.

First runner-up in the contest was Anna Grace Todd, 6, the daughter of Jeremy and Sharon Todd of Stanford. Her escort was Aiken McCoy, the son of Casey and Tinsley McCoy of Danville.

The Snow Princess contest was open to girls from 4 to 6 years of age.

Next to be crowned was the Duchess. Eleven girls vied for the title in the 7 to 9 year category and it was contestant No. 10, Autumn McGuffey, 9, named as the top candidate for the crown. Autumn, the daughter of Megan Dykes and Shawn McGuffey of Stanford, was escorted by Dylan Oakes, the son of Vanessa Dykes of Somerset.

Jaryn Brielle Smith, 8, was named as the first runner-up in the Duchess contest. Jaryn is the daughter of J and Jacqueline Smith of Stanford. Her escort was D.J. Bryant, the son of Deron and Cindy Bryant of Stanford.

Second runner-up was Sadie Preston, 7, of Stanford. Sadie, the daughter of Jeremy and Crystal Preston, was escorted by Casper Toler, son of Theresa Hendrix of Stanford.

Next in line of royals was Lindsay Bryant, 11, who was crowned the 2018 Countess. Lindsay, the daughter of Mark and Kelley Bryant of Stanford, was chosen out of a field of 15 girls aged 10 years to middle school. She was escorted by Jax Reynolds, the son of Amber and Mike Reynolds of Waynesburg.

The Countess first runner-up was Peyton Ramsey, 14, the daughter of Andy and Kim Powell and Clay and Shelby Ramsey of Stanford. Her escort was Ein Rousey, son of Shane and Shelley Rousey of Hustonville.

Maggie Grace Day, 12, was named Countess second runner-up. Maggie, the daughter of Stephen and Valerie Day of Waynesburg, was escorted by Caden Bastin, son of Nick and Melanie Bastin of Stanford.

The remaining Snow Princess, Duchess and Countess contests follow:

Snow Princess

Annabelle Grigson, 5, daughter of David and Kelly Grigson, Stanford, and Landon Ledford, son of David and Lacey Ledford, Crab Orchard; Kinley Davis, 6, daughter of Mark and Brittany Davis, Stanford, and Abe Hurt, son of Jason and Brandy Hurt, Crab Orchard; Serenity Smith, 4, daughter of Lori Smith, Stanford, and Noah Privett, son of Megan Kirkpatrick and Nathaniel Privett, Stanford; Ember Genco, 6, daughter of Deanna Cooke and Justin Genco, Stanford; Eloise Dowell, 5, daughter of Jensen and Austin Dowell, Stanford, and Owen Estes, son of Arika and Devin Estes, Stanford; Jayia Reynolds, 6, daughter of Shakelia Miller, Stanford, and James VonGruenigen, son of Lori and Greg VonGruenigen, Stanford; Adalyne Bailey, 6, daughter of Stephen and Kallie Bailey, Stanford, and Weston Snow, son of Jon and Caitlin Snow, Stanford; and Calisi Rose Jacobs, 4, and Colt Jacobs, children of Daniel and Tiffany Jacobs, Stanford.

Duchess

Rebecca Smith, 7, daughter of Brad and LeeAnn Smith, Stanford, and Woodson Adams, son of Woods and Lezli Adams, Stanford; Brayli Maloy, 8, daughter of Jimmy and Jenny Maloy, Waynesburg, and Mason McGuffey, son of Brandon and Jessica McGuffey, Waynesburg; Alexia Snow, 9, daughter of David and Jennifer Goodwin, Stanford, and Lakin Saylor, son of Andy and E.J. Saylor, Crab Orchard; Dennalyn Bailey, 8, daughter of Stephen and Kallie Bailey, Stanford, and Aiden Coffman, son of Wayne and Amanda Coffman, Hustonville; Mia Oney, 7, daughter of Marsha and Mike Oney, Stanford, and Teegan Mullins, son of Lucinda and D.J. Mullins, Highland; Kaydance Lay, 7, and Kolton Lay, children of Eric and Lisa Lay, Stanford; Eiryn Estes, 8, daughter of Devin and Arika Estes, Stanford, and Parker Woolums, son of Chris and Kim Woolums, Paint Lick; and Mary Vice, 9, and Lee Vice, children of Donna and Greg Gingrass, Waynesburg.

Countess

Carlee Weaver, 10, daughter of Coby and Jamie Jenkins and Terry Weaver, Stanford, and Reed Curlis, son of Brandon and Sandra Curlis, Stanford; Chloe Jane Bell Ralston, 15, daughter of Steve and Haley Ralston, Stanford, and Evan Hart, son of Jessica and Lee Hart, Harrodsburg; Sierra Dawn Whitis, 11, daughter of Eddy and April Whitis, Stanford, and Brady Brown, son of Eric and Natasha Brown, Kings Mountain; Trinity Faith Price, 11, daughter of Randall and Tasha Price, Crab Orchard, and Elijah Johnson, son of Scott and Tessa Johnson, Stanford; Cambria Jacobs, 10, daughter of Daniel and Tiffany Jacobs, Stanford, and Damon Spigle, son of Amanda and Gary Spigle, Stanford; Kyleigh Benedict, 11, and Carter Bell, children of Maurice Bell and Kristian Benedict, Stanford; Katie Stanley, 12, daughter of Jessica Stanley, Hustonville, and Skylar Long, son of Lon and Thea Long, Hustonville; Chloe Phillips, 10, daughter of Shawna and Kevin Phillips, Stanford; and Gage Phillips, son of Dustin and Mary Phillips, Waynesburg; Baylor Adams, 11, daughter of Woods and Lezli Adams, Stanford; and Jack Smith, son of Brad and LeeAnn Smith, Stanford; Kaylee Vice, 12, and Samuel Vice, children of Donna and Greg Gingrass, Waynesburg; Braelyn Johnson, 12, daughter of Keith and Kristin Johnson, Stanford, and Gage Coffey, son of Matthew Coffey and Rebecca Smith, Stanford; and Marissa Danielle Cook, 13, daughter of Scottie and Lesa Cook, Stanford, and R.J. Givens, son of Tara Denham, Stanford.

The Christmas parade and the royalty events were sponsored by the Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce.