Montana's First Lady of Rodeo...

Miss Rodeo Montana 2007

Contestants

  • CONTESTANT 1

    Megan Hardy

    Megan Hardy

    Miss Rodeo Montana 2007

    Style Show, Photogenics, Speech Horsemanship, Personality, Appearance Projection and Presentation

    of Bozeman is the 22 year old daughter of Mark and Rita Hardy of Wolf Point.  She is a graduate of Willistson High School (North Dakota) in 2002 and currently attends Montana State University majoring in Elementary Education, planning to graduate in 2007.  She also attended the Barbizon School of Modeling, Williston State College (ND), and Dickinson State University (ND).  Megan was elected to the elite 2001-2002 Wrangler High School All-Star Rodeo Team and went to the National High School Rodeo Finals all four years of High School.  She is proud to have been a member of 4-H for 8 years and in 1999 was the Supreme 4-H Showman and member of the National and North Dakota Cutting Horse Associations.  She served as the 2004 Miss North Dakota State Fair Queen.  Megan is Vice President of the Big Sky Reading Council, is involved with America Reads-America Counts, and Head Start Mentoring Program.  She also is an assistant coach to the Bozeman High School speech team.  She enjoys riding horses, dancing, reading, and crochet, as well as hunting, skiing and fishing.  She would like to teach Elementary School in a rural Montana school, and hopes to raise a family in the future on a ranch with horses and cattle.

  • CONTESTANT 2

    Tara Camden

    Tara Camden

    1st Runner Up

    from Kalispell, is the 21 year old daughter of Chuck and Kim Camden.  She is a 2003 graduate of Flathead High School and holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Accounting Technology  as well as an Associates of Applied Science in Business Administration.  She is currently working as a customer service representative.  Tara was the 2006 Northwest Montana Pro Rodeo Queen  and was elected Treasurer of Gospel Light Baptist Church.  She was also the STREAM employee of the month in May of 2002.  Tara enjoys hiking, biking, hunting, horseback riding, scrap booking and reading.  Her ambition is to one day marry the love of her life and raise a family as she was raised, in the Montana way of life.

  • CONTESTANT 3

    Emily Bowers

    Emily Bowers

    Congeniality

    from Livingston, Montana, is the 19 year old daughter of Timothy and Cindy Bowers.  Emily is a home school graduate and is currently a Sophomore at Northwest Community College in Powell, Wyoming majoring in Photographic Communications.  She received the Senior 4-H Photography Best of Show in 2004, and served as Miss Livingston Roundup 2006, also winning the congeniality and horsemanship awards.  She was a Montana Legislative Page for the 2003 and 2005 sessions, and also is a certified guide for Yellowstone National Park.  Emily holds CPR and First Aid training cards as well as the Grizzly Bear Encounter training card and Hunter Safety card.  She enjoys horseback riding, taking photos, bull-whip cracking, dancing, cooking, working, guiding, fishing, hunting, camping, shooting guns, listening to music, hanging out with friends and her nieces and nephews.  Emily would like to pursue a photography career, incorporating rodeo along with landscape and wildlife photography.   She would also like to own a draft horse ranch and have a family.

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