WELLSVILLE, NY (September 1, 2012) -- The candidates for the 2012 Jones Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Gala Queen have been announced! As part of a long-time tradition, each of the Auxiliary’s Twigs and several community organizations sponsor a queen candidate to sell tickets to the Grand Raffle, which is drawn at the Auxiliary’s Gala & Silent Auction. The young lady who sells the most tickets will be crowned the Auxiliary’s 2012 Queen.
Representing the Lilac Twig is Daesha Plummer of Belmont. Daesha, right, is the daughter of Chris and Lisa Plummer and attends Genesee Valley Central School. She is a member of the volleyball, golf, soccer, basketball and softball teams. She also is a member of the cheerleading squad and is a peer tutor. Daesha has been honored for perfect attendance and citizenship. Her hobbies include swimming, dancing, reading and art. She works at The American Hotel in Angelica and plans to attend college. She would like to work in the medical field.
Stephanie Moline, the daughter of Nick and Vivian Moline of Andover, left, is representing the Maple Twig. A junior at Andover Central School, Stephanie is on the soccer, basketball and tennis teams. She is consistently on the school’s honor roll. In her spare time, Stephanie can be found playing soccer, hanging with her friends and swimming. She is employed by Otis-Eastern but plans to attend college and pursue a career in physical therapy.
The Olive Twig has named Rachel Ellison as its candidate. She is the daughter of Kevin and Darla Ellison of Scio. Now a junior at Wellsville High School, Rachel is a graduate of Immaculate Conception School. She is a member of the Odyssey of the Mind teams throughout her school career. Rachel is an AP and Honors student who is in the top 10 of her class. She has done some modeling and in her spare time, Rachel enjoys shopping, reading, and creating art. Her future plans include medical school; she would like to be a plastic surgeon.
Rachel Fahs, the daughter of Michelle Boissenin and Edward Fahs, is representing the Wellsville Rotary Club. A junior at Wellsville High School, Rachel is in the science club and is one of the top 10 students in her class. She is consistently on the honor roll and received the Meritorious Service Award for Global. She is presently employed at Giant Food Mart and the Beef Haus. Rachel enjoys reading, camping, and being with her friends. She plans to attend college for a career as a veterinary technician. Rachel, right, is a junior at Wellsville High School. She is presently employed at Giant Food Mart.
The Hemlock Twig is represented this year by Elizabeth Sobeck, the daughter of Dennis and Annie Sobeck of Wellsville. Liz is a junior at Wellsville High School where she was a member of Students Against Destructive Decisions. She is presently on the yearbook committee and a member of the science club. Liz is serving her third year as Vice President of the Student Council and is a member of the soccer, and track teams. An honors student, Liz has been on the honor roll throughout her high school career and was chosen to be the student representative for the strategic planning committee. Liz enjoys babysitting, four-wheeling, and spending time with family and friends. She works at Short’s Deli and the Wellsville Recreation Center where she teaches dance classes. Liz plans to attend college and is considering a career in Dentistry.
Leah Farwell is the Evergreen Twig candidate. The daughter of Beth and Roger Farwell, Leah is on the Wellsville High School varsity swim team and. An honors student, she has been a continual member of the Wellsville School District’s Odyssey of the Mind team. Leah is an honors student who enjoys swimming, listening to music with friends and going on adventures. Lean babysits occasionally, and will be attending a four-year college with the plan of studying abroad.
The Xi Alpha Omicron Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will be represented by Madilyn Williams. Madilyn. left, is the daughter of Rebecca Loeb and lives in Wellsville. She is a junior at Wellsville High School, where she is in International Club and Ushers Club. She plays volleyball and softball and is involved in the school drama department. Her hobbies include racing soap box derby, horseback riding, painting, camping, playing with her sister, painting her nails and playing with her pets. Madi is planning to attend the University of Chicago for a degree in architecture and interior design. She enjoys traveling and would like to one day live in France.
The Wellsville Educators Association has selected Hannah Graham, the daughter of Melissa and David Graham, to represent the group this year. Hannah is a junior at Wellsville High School and has been involved with SADD. She is presently on the yearbook committee and an honors student. A member of the varsity soccer team and the track team, Hannah spends her free time with family and friends. She works at the Wellsville Recreation Center where she oversees activities for children including tracks, arts and crafts, and dance. After high school she will be attending college.
For more information about where to buy raffle tickets, contact the JMH Auxiliary at 585-593-1100, ext. 5426.
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