By Betty Gandee
It was a busy time in town this weekend as girls from all over the state came to compete for one of the coveted Clay County Golden Delicious crowns.
On Saturday 13 beautiful contestants gathered at Clay County High School to prepare for a day of glam and sparkle. They rehearsed, they laughed, they made friends, and they planned for the evening of pageantry ahead.
These ladies competed in personal interview, cocktail, and evening gown categories, along with an onstage question chosen randomly. The brought their best attitudes, smiles, and unique style to the stage for a shot at one of the titles up for grabs. The competition was fierce and the victors were:
Teen Queen- Natalie Remias. Natalie is the daughter of Calvin and Dana Remias and an 8th grade student at Clay County Middle School. She is active in Band and Cheerleading.
Ms. Queen- Lori Stump-Green. Lori is from Rock View, WV, and is a medical receptionist and occupational therapist. She recently married Derric Green.
Mrs. Queen- Stephanie Brown. Stephanie is from Fola, WV, and is a substitute teacher for the Clay County Board of Education.
Your 2019 Miss Clay County Golden Delicious Queen is Jamison Crawford of Kenna, WV. She is the daughter of David and Tonia Crawford. She is a student at Fairmont University, majoring in Biology.
These ladies were chosen to represent Clay County and the Golden Delicious Festival held in mid-September. Congratulations to the newly crowned queens.