By RODNEY D. BOAM
Jessica Johnson, 20, was named the 2014 queen for That Famous Preston Night Rodeo on June 7, and her sister Emily, 17, was chosen as first attendant.
The girls are the daughters of Kimber and Sherilyn Johnson of Benson, Utah.
Jessica scored highest in horsemanship, modeling and speech categories.
Grace Maxwell, 16, daughter of Ned and Betty Maxwell, of Grace, was selected as second attendant.
Justie Jensen, 13, of Preston, was named the Junior Queen. She is the daughter of Dustin and Jessica Jensen. Justie won speech and modeling. Ada Poulter, 10, scored highest on horsemanship in the junior division.
Poulter, who hails from Garland, Utah, was named first junior attendant. She is the daughter of Shannon Poulter and Kristina Sorensen, of Garland. Jenni Nelson, 14, daughter of Justin and Natalie Nielson, of Hyrum, was named second junior attendant.
Six contestants competed for the queen title and five competed for the junior title.
Each contestant was judged in personal interviews with the judges, modeling, prepared public speaking, impromptu speaking and horsemanship.
This year’s rodeo marks the 79th anniversary. The rodeo will include sidewalk sales, parades, rodeo performances and other activities.
For more information about ticket prices and activities, call 208-852-0898 or visit www.prestonrodeo.com
Sheryl Kimball, That Famous Preston Night Rodeo committee member, said she was pleased with the girls who entered this year’s contest.
This story is sponsored by Oneida Stake Academy.
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