By Vanesa Brashier, firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s almost rodeo season in Cleveland and young ladies vying for Miss Rodeo Cleveland are preparing to compete for the coveted rodeo queen crown.
Four young ladies are vying for the title this year – Maci Collins, 16, of Liberty; Hailey Crowson, 14, of Tarkington; Allison “Ally” Havard, 15, of Tarkington; and Kassidy Mosley, 16, of Liberty.
The queen will be crowned during the “Bull Bash” competition on April 20 at Stancil Exposition Center in Cleveland. Tickets to the Bull Bash event will be available at the gate.
A week prior, on April 13, at 11:30 a.m., the ladies will compete in a horsemanship competition at J Bar Arena, 1780 CR 301 N (Carter Loop), Tarkington. The public is invited.
Collins is the daughter of Mark and Kim Collins of Liberty. She is a sophomore at Hardin High School and an active youth group member of Grace Church. She is a member of the Silver Spur Riders Club and vice-president of the Liberty County 4-H Saddle Club.
In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, outdoor activities and spending time with her family and friends.
Crowson is the daughter of Amanda and Michael Chapin of Tarkington. She attends Liberty Home School Co-op where she is a sophomore.
Crowson enjoys showing cattle, the sport of rodeo and spending time with her family and friends.
ALLISON “ALLY” HAVARD
Havard is the daughter of Shane Havard and Jannie Craig of Tarkington. She is a freshman at Tarkington High School.
She enjoys barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and other various rodeo events. She comes from a long line of family members who enjoy ranching and rodeoing.
Mosley is the daughter of Crystal Moren and Chris Mosley of Liberty. She is a junior at Liberty Home School Co-op.
She enjoys riding horses, drawing and showing rabbits. In her free time, she likes collecting knives.