Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2016
Horsemanship, Appearance Photogenics
Bailey Veteto is the 15 year old daughter of Justin and Jill Bailey, and the late Jeff Veteto, and older sister to Sterling Bailey. Bailey hails from Big Timber, MT.
Bailey is a sophomore at Sweet Grass County high school in Big Timber where she has been on the honor roll or high honor roll for five consecutive years, maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or above. She was awarded the Presidential Academic Achievement Award for two years and as a freshman, received two Academic All-State awards for outstanding achievement in athletics and academics. She has been a part of the Science Olympiad, Academic Olympics, and Mathletes competitive teams. As an active member of 4-H since 2011, Bailey has enjoyed much success in various horseshow classes such as Top Horse Showman, Western Equitation, and Western Horsemanship as well as numerous other projects like leather project, beef, and veterinary science. Since joining Big Timber FFA her freshman year, she has participated in horse and livestock evaluation, received her Greenhand Degree, and was awarded FFA Reserve Beef Showman at the Sweet Grass County Fair. Bailey’s favorite sport is cheerleading, where she lettered as a freshman.
After high school, Bailey plans to continue her education and hopes to earn a degree in genetics. Genetics is a field of study that truly fascinates her and continually intrigues her more and more as her knowledge about it increases. The field of genetics that she would like to go into is genetic engineering. She hopes to become a genetic engineer that focuses on the genetic mutation of humans and animals. She would love to apply this knowledge in an agriculture career.
When asked why she wants to become Miss Teen Rodeo Montana, Bailey says she’d like to become Miss Teen Rodeo Montana because she is a descendent of multiple generations of rodeo athletes, farmers, and ranchers. She wants to inspire the youth around her to preserve our western heritage. It is a culture that is unique only to our country. She believes we should honor the cowboys and cowgirls that shaped rodeo and ranching into what it is today. Bailey wants to educate others about agriculture and its expanding technology and advancements. She hopes to gain knowledge and make connections that may benefit herself or others for future success in life’s journey. She knows previous Montana state teens and queens. They are examples, who have inspired her and made a lasting impression. She believes she has what it takes to be a successful Miss Teen Rodeo Montana, an ambassador for the sport of rodeo and agriculture. Miss Teen Rodeo Montana is a great opportunity for her to further enhance her public speaking ability and help prepare her to be a well-rounded successful adult. Bailey hopes to be an example to others as God directs in her life.