Six selected to serve as AB princesses
Posted: February 2, 2013
Star staff report
winchester — Six princesses have been selected to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVI for the 2013 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.
Jenny Lee Beasley
She is representing Millbrook High School, where she is a senior. Jenny is the daughter of Cheryl and William Beasley of Winchester and the granddaughter of Bettye and Charles Violette of Winchester and Dora and Charles Caprye of Bellingham, Wash. She is DECA president and competed at the International Development Conference. She is a member of the National Honor Society, lettered on the varsity tennis team, and received the pioneer award, coach’s award and sportsman award. Jenny is also the varsity boys’ basketball manager. She is a member of Victory Church.
Natalie Angela Flagg
She is representing Clarke County High School, where she is a senior. Natalie is the daughter of Mary and Mike Flagg of Millwood and the granddaughter of Mary M. Dubezuk of Chicago and the late Darlene and Wilson Flagg. She is a member of the National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, DECA, and Interact Club and is the yearbook marketing manager. Natalie has lettered in track and field and cheerleading all four years. She is the current 4-H Ruritan Club Miss Clarke County Fair.
Essence Marie Fusco
She is representing Handley High School, where she is a senior. Essence is the daughter of Jennifer Fusco and James Jackson, both of Winchester. She is the granddaughter of Diane Fusco of Winchester, and the great-granddaughter of Anne and David Daylor of Winchester. She has been a member of the varsity cheerleading squad all four years and is the student body president. She was class president in her freshman and sophomore years. Essence was a Homecoming princess in her freshman and sophomore years, and is the 2012 Homecoming queen. She is a member of the Key Club, History Club, Anchor Club and DECA.
Kelby Larissa Jackson
She is representing James Wood High School, where she is a senior. Kelby is the daughter of Janet and Steven Jackson of Winchester and the granddaughter of Judy and John Mumaw of Strasburg and Shirley Jackson of Winchester. She is a member of the National Honor Society, as well as senior class president. She received the Blue and Gold Award in her freshman and sophomore years, and is James Wood’s Homecoming queen. As a four-year member of the varsity volleyball team, Kelby was captain and first team all-region during her senior year, as well as all district and MVP during her junior year.
Allyson Whitney McManus
She is representing Randolph Macon Academy, where she is a senior. Allyson is the daughter of Karen and Ronald McManus of Middletown and is the granddaughter of Frances Boyd of Wallingford, Conn., and the late Wallis Boyd, and Patricia and Ronald McManus of Lexington. She is cadet wing vice commander of the VA-91st AFJROTC cadet unit. She was awarded the American Legion Scholastic Award and the American Veterans award. Allyson is vice president of the Honor Council and a member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and National German Honor Society. She is a three-sport varsity athlete. lettering in soccer, cross country and basketball.
Katherine Lynn Seymour
She is representing Sherando High School, where she is a senior. Katherine is the daughter of Dawn and John Seymour of Stephens City and the granddaughter of Beth Conover of Lakewood, N.J., and the late Leonard Conover, and Margaret and Louis Seymour of Cinnaminson, N.J. She is a member of the National Honor Society. She was health and physical education Student of the Year and Outstanding Student in Driver Education for 2010. Katherine is a two-sport varsity athlete and lettered for two years in basketball and softball. She was All Northwestern District Outfielder 2012, All Academic Basketball and Softball 2011 and is Sherando’s Homecoming queen.