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Linn County Pioneer Picnic HIGH SCHOOL COURT

Princess Ella Glenn

Ella May Glenn is 17 years old and a junior at Central Linn High School.  She is the daughter of Kirt and Sarah Glenn and has lived in Brownsville for 17 years.  Ella has four siblings, Davin (25), Grace (22)., Hayden (20), and Alyse (13). Ella said her favorite subject in school is Government and Economics.  Her favorite color is forest green.  Her favorite movies are Star Wars, Thor, and the Count of Monte Cristo.  Her favorite music is 80’s Pop, and music from the 50s and 60s.  Ella said her favorite food is strawberries.  Chickens are her favorite animal.  Her favorite activities are participating in Future Farmers of America and playing the piano.  For a family activity, she likes going camping with her family in the summer time.  On a normal day you will find Ella hanging out with her chickens and taking walks in the woods.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Picnic was…she said watching the Pioneer Picnic parades, competing in the pie eating contest, and looking at the flowers at the flower show.  The bravest thing Ella says she has ever done was when in the 4th grade she held a snake. The silliest thing she thinks she has done was when she told her Mom, “Violence is always an option!”.  When asked what was the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it was when she sacrificed her lunch and gave it to someone who needed it more than her.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said she looks up her Mom because she shows kindness to others.  Ella describes herself as funny, caring, soft spoken, creative, a friend, a nature lover, animal lover, and IN LOVE WITH CHICKENS.  Congratulations Ella on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Princess. 

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Princess Saydey Johnson

Princess Saydey Lovica Johnson is 17 years old and a junior at Central Linn High School.  She is the daughter of Mike and Lovica Johnson and has lived on her family’s farm outside of Halsey all her life.  Saydey has one sibling, a sister Sydney (20).  Saydey said her favorite subject in school is Zoology.  Her favorite colors are lavender with shades of green and blue.  Her favorite movie is Tangled.  She likes “old country” and Italian cooking music.  Saydey said her favorite foods are steak and anything seafood.  Sea Otters and her Mamma Kitty are her favorite animals.  Her favorite sports are volleyball, softball and basketball.  For a family activity, she likes going camping on the coast with her family. On a normal day you will find Saydey reading, baking and cooking for her loved ones.  When asked what her favorite things to do at Pioneer Picnic…she said tossing candy in the parades and walking around visiting the booths.  The bravest thing Saydey says she has ever done was going on a zip line and cliff jumping.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done was her waking up post wisdom teeth removal surgery.  When asked what was the nicest thing she has ever done, she said, it is when she stands up to those who bully others, even if it means standing alone.”  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, “her Mom”.  Saydey describes her Mom as hard working, intelligent, caring, and the most selfless person she knows.  Saydey describes herself as honest, independent, hardworking, kind, caring, witty, and resourceful.  Congratulations Saydey on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Princess. 

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Linn County Pioneer Picnic JUNIOR COURT

Princess Amelia Neal

Princess Amelia Ruth Neal is nine years old and a third grader at Central Linn Elementary.  She is the daughter of Tyler and Jessica Neal and lives in Brownsville.  Amelia has two siblings, Esther (6) and Layla (3).  Amelia is in Mrs. Kjosness’ class where her favorite subjects are math and P.E.  Amelia says that her favorite colors are light blue, purple, and turquoise.  Her favorite movie is High School Musical and her favorite music is from Selena Gomez and Allstar Weekend.  Amelia said her favorite foods are sushi, cob salad, and beef stroganoff.  Cats are her favorite animal and her favorite activities are soccer and reading.  For a family activity, she likes watching movies and playing games.  On a normal day you will find Amelia reading, playing in her room or drawing.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Picnic was, she said playing the games.  The bravest thing Amelia says she has ever done was selling raffle tickets.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done was to studder while talking.  When asked what was the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it was when she shared her candy with her little sister after she ate hers.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said her BIG cousin; however, her Real Heroes are her Parents.  Amelia describes herself as kind, sharing, pretty, smart, and someone who has a good sense of humor.  Congratulations Amelia on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr Princess. 

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Princess Annabella Whittam

Princess Annabella Rose Whittam is nine years old and has lived in Halsey for a short seven months of her life.  She is the daughter of Joshua.  She is a third grader at Central Linn Elementary.  Annabella has six siblings Tristen (12), Olivia (8), Naomi (7), Amaya (5), Maryann (3), and Eli.  Her favorite class in school is P.E.  Annabella says that her favorite color is purple.  Her favorite movie is Avatar: “The Way of Water” and her favorite music genre is Country.  Annabella said her favorite food is nachos.  Hyenas are her favorite animal.  Her favorite sport is soccer.  For a family activity, she likes going camping.  On a normal day you will find Annabella practicing and playing soccer.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic was, she said, “I have never been!” (this will be a new and fun experience for Annabella).  The bravest thing Annabella says she has ever done was when she had to face some mean dogs.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done is when she makes fake scabs.  When asked what is the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it is when she helped an old man one day.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, “her Aunt Kim”.  Annabella describes herself as blond, silly, smart, kind, funny, and ticklish.  Congratulations Annabella on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr. Princess. 

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Princess Aurora Wooten

Princess Aurora Cristine Lynn Wooten is eight years old and a third grader at Central Linn Elementary.  She is the daughter of Ashlie and Tyler and Brandon and Tonya.  She has only lived in Brownsville for two years.  Aurora has four siblings: Marilyn (5), Duncan (3), Marshall (3), and Shiloh (2).  Aurora is in Ms. Klein’s class where her favorite subject is Language Arts.  Aurora says that her favorite color is pink.  Her favorite movie is “The Emperor’s New Groove” and her favorite music is Tones and I.: Dance Monkey.  Aurora said her favorite foods are chicken curry, spaghetti, and beef stroganoff.  Bobcats and Megalodons are her favorite animals.  Her favorite sport is wrestling.  For a family activity, she likes playing Mario Cart and cuddling.  On a normal day you will find Aurora playing outside.  When asked what her favorite thing at Picnic is and she said “the jump toys”.  The bravest thing Aurora says she has ever done was when she got her tooth pulled when she broke it in dance.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done is when she sings and is silly at school.  When asked what is the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it is when she helps her friends.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, her Mom and Sonic.  Aurora describes herself as smart, funny, nice, and brave.  She is also good at helping people and likes to make friends.  She’s kind, sharing, pretty, smart, and someone who has a good sense of humor.  Congratulations Aurora on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr Princess. 

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Princess Catalina  Diaz Calvario

Princess Catalina Isabella Diaz Calvario is nine years old and has lived in Brownsville for about three years.  She is the daughter of Ulises and Karen Diaz Calvario.  She is a third grader at Central Linn Elementary and in Ms. Kjosness’ class and she really likes it.  Catalina has one sibling Anita (12).  Catalina says that her favorite colors are blue and hot pink.  Her favorite movie is “Demon Slayer: The Mugen Train” and her favorite music genre is Latino Pop.  Catalina said her favorite food is Spaghetti.  Cats are her favorite animal.  Her favorite sport is tennis and skateboarding.  A family activity, she likes is cooking.  On a normal day you will find Catalina drawing and watching You Tube.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic was, she said eating and playing.  The bravest thing Catalina says she has ever done was when she had to walk near a cliff.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done is when she was slipping and fell on her bottom.  When asked what is the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it is when she said to someone that “you should stand up for yourself”.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, “her Family”.  Catalina describes herself as nice and silly.  Congratulations Catalina on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr. Princess. 

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Princess  Eliana Randklev

Princess Eliana Randklev is nine years old and has lived in Brownsville eight years of her life.  She is the daughter of Candice and Ryan Haddock.  She is homeschooled and says her favorite subject is Math.  Eliana has two siblings Kaelyn (10) and Mercy (7). Eliana says that her favorite color is yellow.  Her favorite movie is “Over the Moon” and her favorite music genre is Pop.  Eliana said her favorite food is watermelon.  Dogs are her favorite animal. Her favorite sport is cheer.  For a family activity, she likes going swimming.  On a normal day you will find Eliana playing Roblox and playing outside on the farm.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic was, she said the inflatables and the horses.  The bravest thing Eliana says she has ever done was when she got stiches.  The silliest thing she thinks she does is when she scares her sister.  When asked what is the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it is when she helps her Mom with the chores.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, “my Mom”.  Eliana describes herself as funny, nice, sweet, a good friend, smart, and silly.  Congratulations Eliana on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr .Princess. 

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Princess  Fiona Karo

Fiona Dawn Karo is eight years old and a third grader at Central Linn Elementary.  She is the daughter of David and Twila Karo and lives in Brownsville.  Fiona has one sibling, Aksel (11).  Fiona is in Mrs. Kjosness’ class where her favorite subject is math.  Fiona says that her favorite color is teal, “because it’s just a good color”.  The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is her favorite movie.  Fiona says mac and cheese, cheeseburgers, pickles, and popcorn are some of her favorite foods.  Cats are her favorite animal and her favorite activities are drawing and golfing.  She likes the song Dance Money, by Tones and I.  For a family activity, she likes playing the boardgame Clue.  On a normal day you will find Fiona drawing and leaving trails of DIY projects throughout her parent’s house.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Picnic was, she said riding on the parade floats with her Grandpa and Grandma Karo and going to the carnival.  The bravest thing Fiona says she has ever done was when she started to have seizures at age 5 and had to take yucky medicine for almost 2½ years but now she is healthy.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done was to ride on her brother’s shoulders and pretend to be a giraffe.  When asked what was the nicest thing she has ever done, she said at school my friend’s feet got too hot so I lent her my flip flops for the whole day.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said her brother Aksel; he is kind, funny, and cares for people and animals.  Fiona describes herself as someone who loves to make friends and spend time with family.  She thinks she is funny, good to be around and kind---just like her Dad.  Congratulations Fiona on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr Princess. 

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Princess  Maci Kennedy

Princess Maci Kennedy is nine years old and is homeschooled.  She is the daughter of Josh and Amanda Kennedy and has lived in Lebanon all her life.  Maci has two siblings Luci (13) and Josh Jr. (8). Maci’s favorite subject is Math.  Maci says that her favorite color is pink.  “A Week Away“ is her favorite movie.  Maci says pizza is her favorite food.  Kitties are her favorite animal and her favorite activity is tap dancing.  She likes County music and for a family activity, she likes to go bowling.  On a normal day you will find Maci tap dancing.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Picnic, she said, “the parades and seeing the princesses”.  The bravest thing Maci says she has ever done was when she was a “flyer” in cheerleading last year.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done was when she went down the slide head first, landing in a summersault at the bottom.  When asked what was the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it was when she worked at the Lebanon Toy Drive during Christmas time.  She helped distribute toys and she always enjoys this.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said her Mom.  Maci describes herself as nice, kind, and fun to be with.  She says she enjoys spending time with friends.  She says you can always find her with a smile on her face.  Congratulations Maci on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr Princess. 

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Princess  Maddie Jones

Princess Madaline (Maddie) Mae Lee Jones is nine years old and has lived in Halsey also for nine years.  She is the daughter of Valerie and Cliff Jones.  She is a third grader at Central Linn Elementary and is in Ms. Klein’s class.  Maddie has two siblings Tripp (12) and Cooper (9).  Maddie says that her favorite color is yellow.  Her favorite movie is “Encanto” and her favorite music genre is Pop and Tones and I: Dance Monkey.  Maddie said her favorite foods are cake, ice cream and corn dogs.  Horses are her favorite animal.  Her favorite sport activity is cheer.  A family activity, she likes is playing games.  On a normal day you will find Maddie singing in her spare time.  When asked what her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic was, she said playing carnival games.  The bravest thing Maddie says she has ever done was when she went on a Ferris wheel.  The silliest thing she thinks she has done is when she danced with the dog!  When asked what is the nicest thing she has ever done, she said it is when she gave someone a gift.  When asked who was someone she might think of as her hero, she said, “God/Jesus.”  Maddie describes herself as smart and nice.  Congratulations Maddie on being a 2023 Pioneer Picnic Jr. Princess. 

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 Junior Court

Princess Faith Moye

Princess Faith Moye is the daughter of Nikki Cole, Jake Cole, and Evan Moye and lives in Shedd.  Faith has three siblings: Deacon (14), Abby (6), and Bennett (2).  Faith is a 3rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and she is in Mrs. Roth’s class.  She says her favorite subject is Math.  Faith likes the color blue.  Her favorite movie is Encanto.  She likes the music from Encanto and songs by Olivia Rodrigo.  Faith says her favorite foods are pizza and mac & cheese.  She likes to dance and ride horses.  Faith’s favorite family activity is playing board games and roller-skating.  On a normal day, you will find her dancing, playing outside, and riding her bike.  She has never been to Pioneer Picnic but is excited to go.  When asked, what the bravest things she ever has done, she said it was when she went on a Tarzan Swing where you go really high and then let go and sore really high!  The silliest thing Faith has ever done was when she almost walked into the wrong bathroom (the big boy’s bathroom).  The nicest things she has done was to help a person walk to the office when they were hurt.  Faith says someone she thinks of as heroes are her Mom and Dad.  Faith would describe herself as nice, kind, silly, and helpful.  She also thinks she is outgoing and a good friend.  Congratulations Faith on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Princess Braxten Northrup

Princess Braxten Northrup is the daughter of Teasha & Justin Northup  and lives in Brownsville.  Braxten has one sibling, Zander (16).  Braxten is a 3rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and she is in Mrs. Roth’s class.  She says her favorite subject is English.  Braxten likes the colors pink, purple, and blue.  Her favorite movie is Encanto.  Her favorite activity is to draw.  Braxten says her favorite food is Fruit Loops cereal and her favorite animal is a cat.  Braxten’s favorite family activity is playing board games.  On a normal day, Braxten says you will find her reading.  She says she has never been to Pioneer Picnic, so this will be a first.  When asked, what the bravest thing you have ever done was, she said it was when she went on a rollercoaster ride at Universal Studios.  The silliest thing Braxten has ever done was when she sat on a snowman.  When asked what the nicest thing is you have ever done, Braxten replied, “I do nice things every day”.  Braxten says someone she thinks of as her hero are her Grandma and her brother.  Braxten would describe herself as kind and caring.  Congratulations Braxten on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

Princess Caylee Moss

Princess Caylee Nicole Moss is the daughter of Crystal, Brandon, Tyler, and Keile and lives in Brownsville.  Caylee has ten siblings: Kylah (14), Summer (14), James (13), Katelynn (12) William (8), Kaylie (8), Emily (7), Gwen (4), Noah (2), and Maggie (1).  Caylee is a 3rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and she is in Mrs. Roth’s class.  She says her favorite subjects are Art and P.E.  Caylee likes the colors cyan and teal.  Her favorite movies are Matilda and The Greatest Showman.  She likes the songs by Alec Benjamin, Walker Hays, and any country music.  Caylee says her favorite foods are steak and baked potatoes.  She likes to play volleyball.  Caylee’s favorite family activity is “Family Night” where they play board games or electronic games together.  On a normal day, you will find her coloring, doing art, painting, annoying any of her brothers, and learning about horses, which she says is her favorite animal.  She has never been to Pioneer Picnic as this is her first year living in Brownsville.  When asked, what the bravest things she ever has done she said it was when she killed a spider.  The silliest thing Caylee has ever done was when she “borrowed” her neighbor’s chicken and let it inside the house.  The nicest things she has done was to help her Mom with organizing the pantry and lifting the heavy cans of food.  Caylee says her hero is her Dad because he is a soldier on active duty in the Army.  Caylee would describe herself as being a delightful.  She loves art and volleyball and she is independent and very social.  She describes herself as a military kind who has lived on three bases and hates moving!  She loves making new friends and playing outside.  Her family says Caylee is going to rule the world someday.  Congratulations Caylee on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Prince Sebastian Sartuche-Doan

Prince Sabastian Michael Sartuche-Doan is the son of Michael Sartuche and Dominique Sartuche-Doan and lives in Brownsville.  Sabastian has three siblings, Quenton (19), Angelique (11) and Grant (3).  Sabastian is a 3rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and is in Ms. Klein’s class.  He says his favorite subject is ELA.  Sabastian likes the color green.  His favorite movie is “Turning Red” because it is funny.  His favorite activity is to play tag because it is fun to play with friends.  Sabastian says his favorite foods are seafood, pizza, chicken nuggets, spaghetti, and salad.  His favorite animals are lizards because they are cool.  Sabastian’s favorite family activity is fishing and crabbing.  He likes all kinds of music.  On a normal day, Sabastian says you will find him playing with his little brother Grant.  He says his favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic is watching the parades, doing the penny scramble and eating snow cones.  When asked, what the bravest thing he has ever done was, he said it was when he picked up a salamander. The silliest thing Sabastian has ever done was when he kissed a fish.  When asked what the nicest thing is you have ever done, Sabastian replied it was when he helped his Granny after she broke her neck.  Sabastian says someone he thinks of as his hero is his Uncle Jimmy; he was strong, brave, kind, and faithful.  Sabastian would describe himself as funny, kind, smart and thoughtful.  Congratulations Sabastian on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Prince.

Princess Roxanne McMillen

Princess Roxanne Rose McMillen is the daughter of Randy and Katie McMillen and lives in Halsey.  Roxanne has one sibling, a sister Kaylee (12).  Roxanne is a 3rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and she is in Mrs. Roth’s class.  She says her favorite subject is science.  Roxanne likes the colors pink and blue.  Her favorite movies are singing movies, like from Trolls and Ralph Breaks the Internet.  She likes the song “This Girls on Fire” by Alicia Keys and pop music.  Some of Roxanne’s favorite foods are PB&J sandwiches and pepperoni pizza.  She likes to play with her friends and practice cheerleading.  Roxanne’s favorite family activity is going camping and riding quads at the dunes.  On a normal day you will find her playing with her next-door friends Jazzi and Addi.  The animals Roxanne likes are foxes, monkeys, giraffes and bunnies.  Her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic is watch the parades and the face painting.  When asked, what the bravest things she ever has done is she said it was when she went on a zip line and got smacked by a branch.  The silliest thing Roxanne has ever done was when her Dad could not figure out why she always wrote, “I love Bob” on all his cards until she learned how to spell Dad.  The nicest things she does is giving hugs to her family when they are sad.  Roxanne says her hero is God because He is really kind and He made us.  Roxanne would describe herself as a kind, friendly person who likes to try new things and likes lots of hugs.  Congratulations Roxanne on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Princess Jazzlynn Carter

Princess Jazzlynn Ann Carter is the daughter of Jeff and Leah Carter and lives in Halsey.  Jazzlynn has four siblings, Jackson (10), Addilynn (6), David (4), and Kate (1).  Jazzlynn is a home-schooled 3rd grader.  She says her favorite subject is math and she likes the color teal.  Her favorite movie is Hannah Montana and she likes the music from the sound tracks from Encanto, Moana, and Hannah Montana.  Some of Jazzlynn’s favorite foods are her Dad’s grilled steak and grilled cheese sandwiches.  She likes to do crafting (painting, sewing, drawing, and decorating).  Jazzlynn favorite family activity is playing board games and shopping.  On a normal day you will find her in her free time playing with her best friend and neighbor.  The animals Jazzlynn likes are Holland lops and any cat that’s not hairless.  Her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic is eat the yummy food.   When asked, the bravest thing she has ever done is when she climbed a rock wall at the Linn County Sportsman’s Show and the times she has ridden motorbikes.  The silliest thing Jazzlynn has done was when she made and wore a clay mustache, beard, and eyebrows.  The nicest thing she has ever done was when she helped her Mom make dinner and when she looks at books with her baby sister.  Jazzlynn says her hero is her Dad because he is the best protector of her and her family.  Jazzlynn would describe herself as a mix of goofy and serious, artsy and crafty, not afraid to get muddy, a good friend, a little shy when meeting new people, and that she likes to do new things.  Congratulations Jazzlynn on being a 2022 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Queen Sydney Johnson

Princess Sydney Lovica Johnson is 18 years old and a Senior at Central Linn High School. She lives in Halsey with her parents Mike and Lovica Johnson and her sister Saydey (15). She says her favorite colors are shades of blue, shades of pink, and forest green. She enjoys reading books, watching Disney movies, and spending time with her family, especially camping at the coast. Clam-Fettuccine Alfredo, Hawaiian Burgers, and Vallarta Enchiladas
are Sydney’s favorite meals. For music, Sydney likes anything and
everything from Country, to Pop, and all the Oldies. Sydney’s favorite animals are grey whales and orange kitties. Sydney named her mom as her hero! A few extracurricular activities Sydney participates in include softball, basketball, volleyball, and FFA. At Pioneer Picnic, Sydney said her favorite things to do are the Penny Scramble, working in the kitchen, watching the Talent Show, and walking through the exhibits. Some silly things she does
includes telling cheesy jokes, making other people laugh, and laughing at herself, too! Sydney describes herself as kind, compassionate, honest, and genuine. She hates bullying. She likes to have fun; she cares about people and animals. She enjoys the simple life, marine wildlife, and the environment. She loves agriculture and being raised as a farm kid! She enjoys writing personalized cards for people she appreciates, looks forward
to volunteering in her community, and she works hard to make a difference. After High School, she plans to attend LBCC and OSU to pursue a degree in Marine Studies. Congratulations Sydney, on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Teen Princess.

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Teen Princess Hannah Grace Glaser

Princess Hannah Grace Glaser is a Senior at Central Linn High School and is 17 years old. She lives in Tangent with her parents Ryan and Jessica Glaser along with her sisters Ava (14) and Elle (11). Hannah told us that her favorite classes at school are Ag Science and Math. She likes the color blue, Disney movies, and Country music. Her favorite food is steak and mashed potatoes; which kind of goes along with her love for raising and showing
cattle. She enjoys ski racing, a sport that is enjoyed by her whole family and is their favorite activity together. On a normal day you will find her looking after her cattle and sheep, reading, and participating in extracurriculars such as soccer, softball, cross-country, FFA, and 4-H. When asked what she likes to do at Pioneer Picnic she said the parades and seeing friends. Hannah said
the bravest thing she has ever done was this past summer when she helped with the wild fire relief efforts at the Linn County Fairgrounds with misplaced animals and livestock. Good Job Hannah! The silliest thing Hannah said she has ever done was when she bought goldfish for her younger sister’s birthday to put out in the cattle trough. When helping to catch the fish, she slipped and almost fell in! When asked how she would describe herself, Hannah said she is dependable, energetic, positive, curious, passionate, and driven. She loves watching others succeed and help them if they fail. She said she is passionate about Agriculture as well as helping out within the Ag Community. After graduation she plans to attend the University of Idaho for a degree in ag Communication and Ag Business. Congratulations Hannah on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Teen Princess.

Junior Princess Kennedy Spencer

Kennedy Spencer is the 9 year old daughter of Kelsi and Schae Spencer and lives in Halsey. She is s 3rd grader in Mrs. Roth’s class at Central Linn Elementary. She shares her home with her two siblings, Gradi (12) and Paisley (9). Kennedy’s favorite subject at school is science. She also tells us her favorite color is purple and her favorite food is Mac n cheese. Kennedy likes llamas and country music. Kennedy’s favorite sports are basketball and softball and playing board games. On a normal day in her free time you can find Kennedy jumping on the trampoline. When asked, her favorite things to do at Pioneer Picnic are to play games and eat elephant ears! Her bravest moments are when she tries new things, even if it scares her. The silliest thing she has done is to play pranks on her siblings. Kennedy describes herself as being shy, sometimes hyper and funny but she says she is nice and likes to be friends with everyone. Kennedy says the person she looks up to and thinks of as her hero is her Mom. Congratulations Kennedy on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Junior Princess Paisley Spencer

Paisley Spencer is the 9 year old daughter of Kelsi and Schae Spencer and lives in Halsey. She is s 3 rd grader in Ms. Klein’s class at Central Linn Elementary. She shares her home with her parents and two siblings, Gradi (12) and Kennedy (9). Paisley’s favorite subject at school is math. She also tells us her favorite color is yellow and her favorite food is pineapple. Paisley likes cows, country music, and watching her favorite movie Sister Sister. Paisley’s favorite sports are basketball and soccer and playing board games with her family. On a normal day in her free time you can find Paisley playing outside. When asked, her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic is to play games! Her bravest moments are when she tries new things. The silliest thing she has done is to play pranks on her sister. Paisley likes to be nice to people by holding doors open for them. She describes herself as being outgoing, nice and adventurous. Paisley says the person she looks up to and thinks of as her hero is her Mom. Congratulations Paisley on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

Junior Princess Lia May Rogers

Princess Lia May Rogers is the daughter of Melissa and Chris Rogers and lives in Brownsville with her parents and brother William (6). She is 9 years old and a 3 rd grader at Central Linn Elementary in Mrs. Roth’s class. She likes the color blue, hamsters and Disney music. Lia will tell you her favorite thing to eat is steak and Mac n cheese. She also likes to play soccer and baseball. Her favorite thing to do with her family is movie night and especially likes the movie Raya and the Last Dragon. On a normal day you
will find Lia playing soccer on her tablet. She says her favorite things to do at Pioneer Picnic are to go to the parade and get her face painted. Lia says the bravest thing she has ever done was to go outside when it is dark. She likes to be silly and pretend to be a monkey. The nicest thing Lia has ever done was when one day her brother (who is 6) was drowning and she dove in and saved him! Lia says that her Mom and Dad are her heroes. She describes herself as being nice, kind, smart, and helpful. Congratulations Lia on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Junior Princess Syrha Kaymarie Erickson

Princess Syrha Kaymarie Erickson is the 9 year old daughter of Josh and Chriszma Erickson and lives in Brownsville with her two siblings JC (16) and Leif (12). She is a 3 rd grader at Central Linn Elementary. She is in Mrs. Roth’s class where her favorite class is art. She likes family movie night and especially when they watch her favorite movie Lilo & Stitch. Syrha likes penguins and on normal day you will find her doing arts & crafts and reading. During Pioneer Picnic her favorite thing to do is watch the parade.
Syrha says her bravest moment is when she stopped a friend from being bullied. She describes herself as being cheerful, nice, caring, funny, and a helpful person. She demonstrated being nice when she helped a friend at school learn to jump rope. Syrha said her silliest moment was when she was eating her favorite food, ice cream, and got some on her forehead. Syrha told us that her heroes are her Mom and Dad. Congratulations Syrha on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

Junior Princess Lena Jean Cheney

Princess Lena Jean Cheney is a 3 rd grader in Ms. Klein’s class at Central Linn Elementary where her favorite class is math. She is the daughter of Katie and Blaine and shares her home with her brother Jack who is 10. Her favorite foods to eat are fruit salad and pizza. She also shares her home with her beloved guinea pigs. Lena’s favorite color is teal and she likes country music. She also likes to watch her favorite movie Mulan, play soccer, and play outside. On a normal day you might find Lena riding her roller blades outside. At Pioneer Picnic, Lena especially likes the hamster balls. Lena
says one of the silliest things she has ever done was to do a back flip on her friend’s trampoline. She also shared that her bravest moment was to jump off the porch with her scooter. Lena describes herself as being sometimes shy, playful, and helpful. This she demonstrated when there was a bird stuck in the garage and she and her brother Jack got it out. When asked who she looked up to and were her heroes, she said her Mom and Dad. Congratulations Lena on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Junior Princess Nevin Michelle Eversull

Princess Nevin is an 8 year old, 3 rd grader at Central Linn Elementary and is in Mrs. Roth’s class where math is her favorite subject. She is the daughter of Dani and Gilley Eversull and lives in Brownsville. She has an older brother Nolen who is 13. Nevin’s favorite color is blue. She likes to eat pizza, drink pop, and watch her favorite movie Moana. She is also a lover of cows and pop music. In her free time, she enjoys playing soft ball and going
to the coast. On a normal day in her free time you will find Nevin dancing and singing. When asked what her favorite thing to do at Pioneer Picnic was, she said it was getting her face painted. Nevin said the bravest thing she has ever done was to go through a haunted house. She also told us that the silliest thing she has ever done was to ride her bike with no shoes. Nevin describes herself as being nice because she shares with everyone and also that she is funny. When asked, Nevin said her hero is her Mom. Congratulations Nevin on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

Junior Princess Kaelyn Elizabeth Randklev

Princess Kaelyn Elizabeth Randklev is a 3 rd grader in Miss Klein’s class at Central Linn Elementary and is 8 years old. She is the daughter of Ryan and Candice Haddock and shares her home with two sisters, Ellie (7) and Mercy (5) in Brownsville. Kaelyn says her favorite movie is Raya and the Last Dragon. Teal is her favorite color along with her favorite foods of top ramen, blueberries, and spicy Cheetohs. Kaelyn shares that she really likes kittens and on a normal day you will find her doing her favorite thing…drawing kittens. In her free time you will find her shopping with her family or listening to country music. Her favorite thing to do during Pioneer Picnic is to spend time with her family. Cooking food on the stove is deemed her bravest thing she has ever done. She told us that the silliest thing she ever did was to scream after school got out. She describes herself as being nice and shows this when she helps her Mom with her little sisters. The person Kaelyn looks up to and is her hero is Daddy Ryan because he keeps his family safe and works very hard. Kaelyn describes herself as being sweet, caring, respectful, shy, silly, fun and tiny. Congratulations Kaelyn on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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Junior Princess Eleanor Grace Curtis

Princess Eleanor Grace Curtis is the daughter of Jason and Sarah Curtis and lives in Brownsville with her parents and sisters Isabelle (13) and Amelia (10). She is a 3 rd grader in Mrs. Roth’s class at Central Linn Elementary and is 9 years old. Her favorite class at school is reading. Eleanor tells us her favorite color is turquoise, her favorite foods are spaghetti and lasagna, and her favorite movies are from Marvel Studios. She likes elephants and owls and listening to country music. The sports Eleanor likes to play are soccer, basketball, and swimming. She also likes to ride her bike and play hide-n-seek in the dark! On a normal day you will find Eleanor jumping on the trampoline, reading, or sketching. Eleanor said her favorite activities to do at Pioneer Picnic are to get into
the big bouncy house and slide and to play the giant hamster ball game. Her bravest moments are when she jumped out of a tree and when she jumped off the high dive in swimming. Eleanor says the silliest thing she ever did was when she tried to jump on her bike while running. She says the nicest thing she ever did was when she gave away her favorite thing to someone else. Eleanor says that even though she can be shy sometimes, she is determined to never give up; she says she is energetic, fast moving, a hard worker, and honorable. Her Dad is her hero. She
says she loves her animals, her friends, and her family. Congratulations Eleanor on being a 2021 Pioneer Picnic Junior Princess.

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