* Contestant biographies are printed as received, and are only edited for spelling/grammatical errors if necessary.
Hailey Bryett is a 2016 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School. Her parents are Lori-Beth Saluti and Ron Kielar, and her siblings are Courtney Saluti and Ronnie Kielar. She works as a server at Menno Haven Retirement Community in Chambersburg and has been an employee there for over one year. In her spare time, she enjoys going shopping and spending time with her friends and her boyfriend Andrew. While in high school, Hailey was an active member of National Honors Society and French Honors Society and graduated with honors. In the fall, she will be attending Shippensburg University, majoring in Entrepreneurship with the hopes of one day becoming a wedding planner for her very own business. She would like to thank Franklin Clothing Outlet Store for sponsoring her and giving her this opportunity.
Tiffany Carver is 17 and resides in Shippensburg. She is the daughter of Ronda Carver-Hoover. Tiffany is a senior at the Shippensburg High School and the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, which she attends for veterinary assisting. While in school she is an active member of Skills USA and FFA which she was she Vice President of this past year at the CareerTech. Tiffany has done cheerleading since she was five including recreational, competitive, and school. She is currently going into her second year on the varsity cheer team.
After high school Tiffany plans to attend Wilson College for their pre vet program, in hopes to someday get into vet school and become a vet in the U.S. Army. She currently works at the Shippensburg Animal Hospital and Papa Johns. In her free time, she likes to soak up the sun, do nails, and spend quality time with friends and family. Tiffany would like to wish all the girls good luck and thank Kings Court Tanning for giving her an opportunity to be part of such an event.
My name is Heidi Coy and I am seventeen years old. My parents are Gregory and Kathy Coy and my brothers are Bryan and Tim Coy. This year I am a senior at the Shippensburg Area Senior High School. I am employed at D’lish Bakery and Café and I have been working with the Gro-land Farms for a little over two years on their dairy farm.
I am a member of the First Church of God in Shippensburg, Vigilant Hose Junior membership program, International Barrel Racing Association, Chambersburg Saddle Club, and the Keystone Flag Racing Association. My passion is to ride my horse Maya and I love to participate in speed events such as barrel racing and flag racing.
I am proud to acknowledge and thank my sponsor The Shippensburg Vigilant Hose Fire Department.
Andrea Crawford is the daughter of Randy and Cindy Crawford. She has three siblings - Matthew, Brandon, and Natalie. Andrea is a graduate of Shippensburg Area High School and was involved during her high school career in The National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Art Honor Society, Interact Club, and Drama Club. Having a passion for music and theatre, Andrea was a part of all four musicals during her high school career. She played Ariel in Footloose, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Maria in West Side Story, and Belle in Beauty and the Beast. In her junior and senior year, she took part in the select singing group, the Sharps. Andrea had the honor of being crowned Homecoming Queen while competing against the other beautiful girls. She has been an active member of her church since she was very young. Some of her hobbies include singing, watching movies, listening to records, admiring the ocean, and going on adventures. She plans on attending Shippensburg University and majoring in Early Childhood Education. She was awarded the Beta Sigma Phi Drama Award and The Shippensburg Area Education Association Educational Scholarship Grant. Andrea would like to thank her parents, friends, and sponsor, Tamzen’s Bridal at Butler Manor, for supporting her through all of her endeavors.
KateLynne Hummel is 18 years old and a 2016 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior High School. She has resided in Newburg her entire life with her parents Kevin and Diane Hummel and older brother, Cody Hummel. She graduated with honors and studied French and Spanish while participating in many extracurricular activities including Fiction Addiction, Broadway Club, French Honors Society, field hockey, and swimming.
KateLynne plans to attend Shippensburg University in the fall majoring in Exercise Science and then furthering her education to get her masters degree in Occupational Therapy at Towson University. She is currently employed in the Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education Office at Shippensburg University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, painting, reading, traveling and just being outside.
KateLynne would like to thank all of her family for supporting her and also her sponsor Shippensburg Rotary for this opportunity.
Alexis Lohr was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before moving to Shippensburg at the age of three. She is the oldest daughter of Dr. Bryan and Christa Lohr and has two siblings, Nate, and Ava Rose. Alexis has been an active student during her four years at Shippensburg Area High School and graduated in May with honors. She cheered all four years and held the position of captain her senior year. She participated in track & field, Art Honor Society, student council, editor of the yearbook and a contributor to the school newspaper. Alexis was nominated by her classmates to the Homecoming and Prom Court her senior year. She will be attending the Gettysburg campus of HACC to study nursing with the goal to obtain a bachelors and master’s degree. Currently, Alexis works at Arooga’s in Shippensburg. She enjoys reading, drawing, hiking, running, listening to music and spending quality time with her family and friends. Alexis is sponsored by West End Fire and Rescue Company.
Yvette Marie Paey is a 2016 graduate of Shippensburg High school. She is the daughter of Rosemarie Kordzikowski and John Paey. Yvette is the youngest daughter of their four children. While in high school she participated in extracurricular activities including drama, color guard, the school’s newspaper, book club, and environmental club. Yvette was also part of National Honor Society. When able to, she volunteers on Tuesdays at King’s Kettle food bank, who are her sponsors for the Shippensburg Fair.
Yvette is an entrepreneur, starting her own design business, Cupcake’s Custom Shoes. So far, she has done more than 50 painted designs for customers, for males, females, and children. Yvette devotes most of her time to her business and schooling, and has not taken a different job.
Come this fall, Yvette plans on going back to school at Shippensburg University to major in Early education teaching. Specially, she plans to become an English teacher, and hopes to be able to make students like school, like her teachers did for her.
Hello, my name is Caitlin Porter. I am the daughter of Linda and Matthew Porter and have an older sister, Brooke Porter. I am a recent graduate of the Shippensburg High School Class of 2016. During school, I was a member of the National Honor Society, Environmental Club, and the varsity softball team. I also was on the yearbook and newspaper staff, as well as the student athletic training staff. Outside of school, I play on the Shippensburg Xtreme Fastpitch softball team and work part time at my family’s business. I also enjoy spending time outdoors; hiking and camping, and I enjoy reading. In the fall, I will be attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania and majoring in Hospitality Management. One day I hope to work at Disney World in Florida as a resort manager. I would like to thank my family and friends for all their support and my sponsor, Forrester Farm Equipment. Without you, this would not be possible.
Chelsea Pyne is the daughter of Timothy and Yvonne Pyne. She is the granddaughter of Jay and Dottie Pyne. She is also the granddaughter of Clair and Relda Stoops. Chelsea has one older brother, Justin and one-year old nephew, Westin. She has recently graduated from the Shippensburg Area Senior High School with honors. Chelsea has also served as the Class of 2016 President her senior year. She was a member of the National Honors Society and served as Secretary for her school’s environmental club. She was a member on the girls’ soccer team and played clarinet for the high school marching band for all four years. The Shippensburg FFA played an important role for Chelsea throughout her high school experience and aided in her development of who she is today. She was a member of the Shippensburg FFA chapter all four years of high school and served as Secretary and Treasurer. This year is the third consecutive year that Chelsea has shown goats at the Shippensburg Community Fair and she hopes to show them again next year.
Chelsea is a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church and enjoys working at their famous hoagie stand during the week of fair. Chelsea plans on attending the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in the fall under their Nursing Program. Chelsea enjoys playing soccer and volleyball in her free time. She also enjoys hiking with her friends and vacationing in the Outer Banks. Chelsea would like to thank her two sponsors, Creekside Pet Crematory and Pyne’s Masonry for all of their support.
Miranda Rhodes is the 18-year-old daughter of Michelle and the late Doug Rhodes and resides in Shippensburg. She is a 2016 graduate of Shippensburg Area Senior high school where she graduated with honors. Throughout high school, she was an active participant in several clubs including SHINE, Drama Club, the Maroon Platoon, Ignite Christian Club, and was the treasurer of the Broadway Club. While in school, Miranda was also a member of the concert band and orchestra for all four years, as well as marching band her senior year. Miranda lettered all four years as a varsity cheerleader and was honored to become captain her senior year. She has received several awards throughout the year, including several academic achievement awards and the Vigilant Hose Company scholarship. Miranda was also elected onto the Homecoming court this past fall and was crowned as the 2016 Shippensburg High School prom queen this past May.
During middle school, Miranda found her biggest passion was to help people someday. She will be attending Penn State Mont Alto this fall where she will major in nursing. After becoming an RN, she hopes on specializing in Labor and Delivery and someday becoming a Midwife. She lives life with a smile, and hopes to continue putting smiles on other people’s faces during her future career. She would like to thank her friends and family for their constant support, as well as her sponsor, the Shippensburg Women’s Club, for this amazing opportunity.
Hailey Tanger is the eighteen-year-old daughter of Tammy Tanger-Martin, Andrew Martin, and the late David Tanger. As a member of the Class of 2016 at Shippensburg Area Senior High School, Hailey has received the Class of 1936 award, Susan B Meals Scholarship, the VFW Post #6168 award for Outstanding Performance demonstrated in cheerleading, and also graduated with honors. She was involved in Ignite Christian Club, The Maroon Platoon, Marching Band, Concert Band, Chorus, and County Chorus.
Hailey will be attending Penn State Mont Alto in the fall majoring in Biology and eventually switching over to a Physician’s Assistant program. She hopes to continue her education after and specialize in Pediatric Oncology. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hunting/fishing, writing music, and spending quality time with friends and family. Hailey would like to thank Bard Pools for sponsoring her.
My name is Tiana Webber. I am the daughter of Kevin & Tammy Webber, of Shippensburg, and the ninth of twelve children. I am a graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School Class of 2014 and graduate of the Franklin County Career and Technology Center Class of 2015, in the Marketing and Web Design program. While at Shippensburg Area Senior High School, I was involved in various clubs and groups - Christian Bible Study, Chorus, Sharps, Drama club, Yearbook club, Glee club, Maroon Platoon, Shine, and Key Club. During my time at the Franklin Career and Technology Center, I competed in SkillsUSA and DECA.
I am an active member at the Chambersburg First Church of God, involved with the young adults group called Rebuild, and sing on the various worship teams; United Worship Experience, Sanctuary Worship, and Rebuild Worship Team. I enjoy singing, reading, working out, solving puzzles, hanging out with friends and family and serving God.
During my middle school and high school years, I volunteered at the King’s Kettle food pantry in Shippensburg. For two years I helped with March to Destiny. I had the opportunity to sing at various Shippensburg community events as well as March to Destiny and at Shippensburg University.
I currently work full-time at the Beistle Company and three part-time jobs; Shippensburg Pizza Hut, Shippensburg University Marriott Hotel and Shippensburg University Catering Department. I work to provide for myself but I also work because I enjoy it and it keeps me out of trouble! I hope to one day attend college and receive a degree. A dream job of mine is to work on a cruise ship in catering and event planning.
I want to thank my friends and family for supporting me in all I do. I wouldn’t be who I am without you all and God. I would like to also thank my sponsor, the Beistle Company for all the support, help and opportunity you have given to me in this year’s Fair Queen Pageant 2016. I hope to share my skills, talents and smile while continuing to serve the Shippensburg Community.