Nine to compete for title of Miss Greene County
Nine Greene County contestants will be taking part in the Miss Greene County Pageant this year.
Those competing will include the following:
• Sidnee Johnson, 18
Sidnee is the daughter of Scott and Tanya Johnson of Bloomfield. She is a 2017 graduate of Eastern Greene High School and plans to major in nursing at University of Southern Indiana. Sidnee has been involved with Eastern Greene FFA, One-80 Student Ministry, Greene County Beef Club, Lifeline Christian Missions, cheerleading, track, Students Against Destructive Decisions and has been a student athletic trainer.
She said she wants to be Miss Greene County to be a role model for younger girls, as well as break out of her comfort zone.
“It would also be an honor to serve my fair as my fair has served me over the years,” Johnson wrote.
• Skylar Tucker, 18
Skylar is the daughter of Edward and Crystal Tucker of Linton. She is a senior at Linton-Stockton High School. Upon graduating, she plans on getting her degree in biology and attending medical school, where she will study dermatology and minor in primate conservation. She has been involved with USA Track and Field, Special Olympics, National Honor Society, Student Council, Academic Honors Club, track, volleyball, cheerleading, gymnastics, Relay for Life, color runs, the humane society, various ALS and cancer benefits and vet clinics.
“I’m interested in becoming Miss Greene County because I feel I would be a positive role model and ambassador for our community,” Tucker wrote. “This opportunity would also help me grow as an individual and allow me to continue helping my community by opening new doors.”
• Abigail Fletcher, 19
Abigail is the daughter of Brian Fletcher and Elizabeth Williams of Worthington. She is a 2016 graduate of White River Valley and is currently a sophomore at USI, where she is majoring in nursing with a minor in psychology. She plans to extend her degree as a physician’s assistant. She works at Bloomington Hospital and Jiffy Treet in Linton. Abigail noted she enjoys spending time with her family, fiancé and her dog, Jude.
“I love volunteering and doing anything I can to give back to the community,” she wrote. “I want little girls to look up to me. I want to influence people in many ways. I want to give back to the community as much as I can.”
• Samantha Rose, 18
Samantha is the daughter of Rodney and Sharon Rose of Jasonville. She is a 2017 graduate of Shakamak High School and plans to get a degree in agriculture education and communications. She has been involved with 4-H and FFA. Her hobbies include hunting, fishing and hanging out with friends.
“I’m interested in becoming Miss Greene County for the opportunities to work and volunteer in the community, to work on and improve on leadership and communication skills,” Rose wrote.
• Allison Wininger, 20
Allison is the daughter of Buck and Lynn Winninger of Bloomfield. She is a 2015 graduate of White River Valley and currently a junior at Indiana University with a major in exercise science and minors in chemistry, criminal justice and pre-med. She has been involved as a women’s basketball manager, dedicating more than 20 hours a week, a women’s rowing manager for four hours per week and meeting with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership team.
“I ran for Miss Greene County and had an absolute blast. I did not win anything, but connecting with all the other contestants and all the other experiences were amazing,” she wrote.
• Harlee Sullivan, 18
Harlee is the daughter of Randy and Kim Sullivan, and Monica Revalorio of Newberry. She is a 2017 graduate of Bloomfield High School and will be attending Purdue to major in agricultural education. She has been involved in 4-H, FFA, Student Council, BETA Club, volleyball, Junior Leaders, Spanish Club and the Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. Harlee wrote she is interested in becoming Miss Greene County because of her involvement with 4-H.
“I am a 10 year member and this would be the perfect closing to 10 great years,” she wrote. “I would love to serve and give back to a county that has been so giving to me.”
• Shannon Pittman, 19
Shannon is the daughter of Gale and Jeannette Pittman of Lyons. She is a 2016 graduate of White River Valley and a sophomore at Earlham College with a major in biology and a minor in psychology. She participates in volleyball and basketball at Earlham, has participated in the Barn Co-Op, is a member of FCA, has volunteered at the local 4-H and police station and has “adopted a child” from Children in Need.
“I hope to represent my community with the best of my ability, perhaps to return some measure of love and support that my family and community have shown to me,” Shannon wrote.
• Madison Millick, 18
Madison is the daughter of David and Tish Millick of Linton. She is a 2017 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and plans to major in occupational therapy at USI. She has been involved with the dance team, Winter Guard, Student Council, National Honor Society, band, German Club and Junior Civitan. She wrote she enjoys visiting assisted living communities, organizing fundraisers and working at her church.
“I believe the experience and memories would be exciting and fulfilling, especially when widening my social horizon among many people,” Madison wrote. “I am interested in becoming Miss Greene County because I would like to be a positive role model for all communities.”
• Rylee Ellett, 18
Rylee is the daughter of Michaela Ellett of Lyons. She is a 2017 graduate of White River Valley and will be attending Ball State University to major in speech and language pathology. She is a 10 year 4-H member, president and founder of Champions Together at WRV, has four varsity letters in track, cheerleading and volleyball, has served over 10 hours of community service each year, is a member of American Legion Post 106, participated in Fang Gang, Riley Dance Marathon and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
“Ever since I was young, I looked up to the girl who won Miss Greene County. I always told myself that I wanted to be a part of this when I was older,” Ellett wrote. “I want to be a positive role model for all the little girls who were like me and I want to represent out county with pride.”
The pageant will be held June 25, starting at 7 p.m. at the Community Events Center with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Alexis Graves is the current reigning queen.