Six local representatives part of Queen of Queens competition

WHEELING — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will once again crown the Queen of Queens as young ladies representing 20 conference high schools compete for the 2019 title.

The talent show will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Wheeling.

Tickets are available online by visiting the OVAC, WesBanco or Capitol Theater websites, the WesBanco Arena Box Office or at the door.

The 2019 Queen will be crowned at the Rudy Mumley OVAC All Star Charity Football Game Saturday at Wheeling Island Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:15 p.m. Pre-game activities will include performances by the OVAC All-Star Marching Band, drill team, cheerleaders and queen contestants.

“It is always a pleasure to work with such talented young ladies and to see the friendships that develop through the course of our time together,” said Joyce Jingle, director of the queens competition.

Vying for this year’s title will be Madison Houser of Indian Creek High School; Makayla Crownover of Steubenville High School; Andrea Alimario of Madonna High School; Katherine Marks of Brooke High School; Kodie Richardson of Buckeye Local High School; Madeline Boyd of Weir High; Alexa Shields of St. Clarisville High School; Alenya Zwack of Bellaire High School; Annastashia Carpenter of Barnesville High School; Elizabeth Stern of Linsly; Halee Schultheis of River High School; Jenna Davis of Wheeling Park High School; Jewell Kesserling of John Marshall High School; Julie Schlanz of Bellaire St. John High School; Lindsay Booth of Wheeling Central Catholic High School; Makenzie Ross of Cameron High School; Madalun Rucker of Caldwell High School; Mary Grendel of Bridgeport High School; Morgan Vannest of Shadyside High School; and Zoel Welshans of Martins Ferry High School.


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