Montana's First Lady of Rodeo...

Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2011

Contestants

  • CONTESTANT 1

    Amy Hager

    Amy Hager

    Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2011

    Horsemanship, Personality, Appearance Projection and Presentation

    is the seventeen year old daughter of Rob and Laura Hager of Clyde Park, Montana She is a junior at Shields Valley High School, where she is involved in many activities. She is involved in the National FFA organization; she is the Shields Valley FFA’s chapter secretary. Amy represented Montana at the 2010 National FFA Convention in the Job Interview competition, placing 3rd in the nation. She is also involved with Business Professionals of America, National Honor Society, as well as a member of the volleyball and basketball teams. Amy enjoys rodeo, working cattle, showing horses and hogs and playing sports. She also loves FFA and BPA, as well as singing and theatre. She has plans of attending college to pursue a career in newscast; she has also explored the area of agriculture education in Montana.

  • CONTESTANT 2

    Jennika O'Neil

    Jennika O'Neil

    1st Runner Up

    is the 16 year old daughter of Tom and Janie O’Neil of Raynesford. She is a Junior at Belt Valley High School where she is on the high honor roll. Jennika was the 2005 Little Miss Rodeo State Fair and the 2007 Little Miss Big Sky Pro Rodeo. She’s a state qualifier for track and field, as well as a top ten finalist in DECA. She enjoys singing the National Anthem, riding and showing horses, attending church, announcing, fishing, skiing, traveling, volunteering, and of course, supporting rodeo. Jennika’s plans are to attend college, and participate in barrel racing while living her “American Dream.”

  • CONTESTANT 3

    Courtney Bruce

    Courtney Bruce

    is the 16 year old daughter of Kevin and Valarie Bruce of Laurel, Montana. She is a member of the honor roll, the National Honor Society, Basketball Triple A Award, and Academic All State. She has received numerous awards with 4-H including serving as the President of her 4-H club and competing with her horse, and is the second Vice President of the Laurel FFA. She would like to attend college and major in Equine Assisted Therapy, with a goal of someday owning a ranch where mentally ill and disabled people can work with horses..

  • CONTESTANT 4

    Bridget Gustad

    Bridget Gustad

    Speech

    is the 16 year old daughter of Cathleen Gustad of Kinsey and is a junior at Rosebud High School where she is serving as her Class President, FFA Chapter President, and Student Council Secretary. She is a member of the National Honor Society, newspaper co-editor, varsity volleyball co-captain, and Homecoming Queen. She participates in volleyball, basketball and track as well as Honor Choir, honor roll, and pep club. Outside of class she served as Miss Southeastern Montana Teen Queen in 2009, and is a 7-year 4-H member, a published poet, and was selected to participate in the Northern Ambassadors of Music performance trip to Europe. Her future goals are to achieve a PhD in Archaeology and Anthropology, to travel the world, and to always be involved in some way with agriculture.

  • CONTESTANT 5

    Blake Theroux

    Blake Theroux

    is the 15 year old daughter of Dennis and Karla Theroux of Lolo. Born and raised in Wasilla, Alaska, she is currently a sophomore at Sentinel High School and is a member of the honor roll. She is involved in 4-H showing lambs and horses, and served as Miss Ravalli County Rodeo Princess in 2010. She aspires to work towards becoming Miss Rodeo America, and in the future would like to work as a nurse. She enjoys rodeo queen pageants, barrel racing, 4-H, hunting, dirt biking, and roping.

  • CONTESTANT 6

    Jeana Wagner

    Jeana Wagner

    is the 15 year old daughter of Jay and Bernette Wagner of Whitehall. Jeana is home schooled where she's currently a sophomore. Jeana plans to further her education in Equine Management. Jeana also enjoys helping with handicapped riding lessons. She has held several rodeo Queen titles, including Miss Southwest Montana Princess and Miss Whitehall Frontier Days Princess. Jeana enjoys riding horses, working with her colt 'Yoyo', High School Rodeo, 4-H - where she is the secretary of her club - photography and skiing. Jeana is also a counselor at a Rodeo Bible Camp.

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