Makayla Reiger, a senior at Strasburg Franklin High School, will reign as the 2020 Rose Queen at the Strasburg Lion’s Club Annual Rose Day to be held on Sweetest Day, Oct. 17, in the village.
Reiger is the daughter of Crissy McCloskey and Hoss and Crystal Reiger all of Strasburg.
Her attendants are classmates Sophia Von Kaenel and Kylee Coles. VonKaenel is the daughter of Paul and Mindi VonKaenel and Coles is the daughter of Bryan and Nicole Coles all of Strasburg.
The Rose Queen contest is open to high school seniors residing in the Strasburg Franklin School District including those enrolled at Buckeye Career Center or other accredited schools. Those applying for Rose Queen wrote a 200-word essay describing why they wanted to be selected as queen and include information about their community, church, and school activities.
Reiger will received a $500 Larry Jones Memorial scholarship and the attendants receive a $100 scholarship.
Reiger is a member of the National Honor Society, has been a color guard in the marching band for six years, is a member of Youth to Youth, the drama club, Hope Squad, a two-year member of the county junior fair board, is a member of the Happy Harvesters 4-H club, has volunteered at the Polar Express, Humane Society and Share-A-Christmas.
Von Kaenel is a cheerleader, member of the basketball and golf teams, is a member of Youth to Youth, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, and served as a Buckeye Girl’s State Delegate.
Coles attends College Credit Plus classes, has earned letters in volleyball, basketball, and cheerleading and was a Buckeye Girl’s State Delegate, is a member of Youth-to-Youth, Hope Squad, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, has volunteered at Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Polar Express and the Humane Society.
Cost of a dozen of roses (boxed) is $20. To place an order contact Floyd Everhart, at 330-878-5280 or 330-418-3858 or E-mail: [email protected] or contact any Lion’s Club member.