The queen will be crowned during halftime of the Friday, Oct. 5, Rowan County-Boyd County home football game.

Candidates include:

Carmen Alderman is the daughter of Janet and Buster Alderman. Carmen is a member of the varsity soccer and swim teams, member of the National Honor Society and has taken piano lessons for the last 10 years. Carmen plans to major in biomedical sciences and go to medical school to specialize in radiology. Carmen’s escort is Charlie Whelan, son of Rhonda and Rick Whelan. Charlie is a member of the varsity soccer team, enjoys hanging out with his friends and family and loves being mom’s favorite child! He plans to attend Morehead State University to major in business.

L’Shae Black is the daughter of Shannon and Crystal Black. L’Shae is a four-year member of the varsity cheerleading squad and two-year member of the Matrix All-Star Cheerleading Squad. She is also a UCA All American Cheerleader and a member of the 2018 Prom Court. L’Shae plans to attend Morehead State University to major in education and hopes to further her cheer career at MSU. L’Shae is escorted by Trevor Utterback, son of Josh and Tara Utterback. Trevor is a four-year member of the varsity football team, an NUC All American football player and was awarded All EKC Defensive Lineman. Trevor plans to attend a four-year college with an undecided major.

Abby L. Caudill is the daughter of Stacy Lewis and Jarrod Caudill. Abby is captain of the varsity soccer team, member of the National Honor Society and Y-Club and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Abby plans to attend college to pursue a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology and become a speech therapist. Abby is escorted by Tabor Wright, son of Amy Zimmerman and Jason Wright. Tabor is captain of the varsity football team, was awarded All Area for football and likes hanging with friends and enjoys the outdoors. Tabor plans to attend Morehead State University to major in criminal justice to become a Kentucky State Trooper.

Parker Fouch is the daughter of Billy and Kelly Fouch. Parker is a member of the varsity soccer team, member of the Y-Club and member of the Student Government Association. She plans to attend an undecided college and major in government or political science. Parker’s escort is Evan Lewis, son of Melissa Lewis. Evan is captain of the varsity football team, enjoys weight lifting and hanging with the boys. Evan plans to attend an undecided college to major in aviation or aeronautics.

Zayda Greene is the daughter of Brandy and Dave Breeze and Cody Greene. Zayda is on the volleyball team, member of the National Honor Society and current Rowan County Distinguished Young Women First Runner-Up. She plans to attend the University of Louisville or Morehead State to major in Pre-med to begin her path on becoming a dermatologist. Zayda is escorted by Gaige Webb, son of Grover and Amanda Barker and Derek and Shandi Webb. Gaige is captain of the RCSHS speech team and is currently the KESDA state champion. He volunteers at Better Life Church and his favorite activity is lying in bed and watching Netflix. Gaige plans to attend Georgetown College or MSU to get a digital communications degree to one day becoming involved in concert lighting design or creative ministry.

Alivia Litton is the daughter of Lisa Litton and the late Kevin Litton. Alivia is a member of the girl’s soccer team, National Honor Society and Coed-Y club. Alivia plans to attend an undecided college with plans to receive a bachelor’s degree in the science of nursing with hopes to become a podiatric nurse. Alivia’s escort is Dylan Simmons, son of Kerri Johnson. Dylan enjoys hunting and fishing, working in a welding shop and working on vehicles. After graduating, Dylan plans to become a pipeline welder.

Haylie Moore is the daughter of Matthew and Melissa Moore. Haylie enjoys traveling, spending spare time with her baby niece and lake days with her friends. Her future plans include attending an undecided cosmetology school. Escorting Haylie is Chandler Cornett, son of Tim and Kelly Cornett. Chandler is a member of the varsity football team, enjoys working out and hanging out with friends. He plans attend Morehead State University with an undecided major.

Riley Peyton is the daughter of Sara Peyton and David Peyton. Riley is on the varsity soccer, basketball and track teams. She is a member of the all-region and all-district soccer teams and enjoys spending time with family. She plans to major in business management at the University of Kentucky. Riley is escorted by Gabe Markwell, son of Dan and Jennifer Markwell. Gabe plays varsity soccer and football, is a member of the Y-Club and enjoys Saturdays with the boys. Gabe plans to attend an undecided college to major in business management.

Skyler Toy is the daughter of Jamie Everman and Barney Toy. She is a member of RCSHS varsity volleyball team, member of the Maysville Crosspoint Youth Group and played for the f2018 Down Under Sports USA Volleyball team in Australia last summer. Skyler plans to attend Morehead State University in the fall of 2019 and major in accounting. Skyler’s escort is Jordan Whittaker, son of Doris Whittaker Kidd. Jordan is a seven-year member of the speech team and member of the choir. Jordan is a 2018 Governor’s School for the Arts Musical Theatre alumni and employee at Cracker Barrel. Jordan plans to attend an undecided college to pursue a degree in theatre.

Kenady Vice is the daughter of Michelle Murphy and Mike Vice. She is captain of the varsity soccer team, member of the National Honor Society and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Kenady plans to attend an undecided college to major in nursing and later specialize to become a neo-natal nurse. Kenady’s escort is Matthew Gagliano, son of Joe Gagliano and Shannon Malone. Matthew is a member of the varsity soccer and baseball teams, is a member of the Rowan County Y-Club and two-time member of the all-state soccer team. He plans to attend Morehead State University as a biomedical science major.