Montana's First Lady of Rodeo...

Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2012

Contestants

  • CONTESTANT 1

    Jennika O'Neil

    Jennika O'Neil

    Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2012

    Speech, Horsemanship, Personality Appearance, Projection and Presentation Written Test

    is the 17-year-old daughter of Tom and Janie O’Neil of Raynesford. She is a senior at Belt Valley High School where she is a member of National Honors Society, Student Senate, and the senior class president. She received the 2011 Heisey Foundation Award and was this year’s Voice of Democracy Speech winner. She also serves as the Belt DECA chapter president and the state Communications Director for DECA. She was selected for Track and Field Academic All-State, as well as a DECA International Qualifier. She enjoys singing the national anthem, announcing, volunteering and of course supporting rodeo. Jennika’s plans are to attend the University of Great Falls to further her education in the medical field.  Jennika has held several queen titles, but her greatest accomplishment was runner-up to Miss Teen Rodeo Montana last year. Jennika's future includes competing for Miss Rodeo Montana and barrel racing in the WPRA.

  • CONTESTANT 2

    Amber Powell

    Amber Powell

    Congeniality

    is the 17-year-old daughter of Joe and Mickey Powell of Stevensville, Montana. She is a junior at Hamilton High School. She is a member of the National Honor Society and continues to maintain a high GPA. She is involved in various community service projects and has been a previous president of her 4-H group as well as participated in many 4-H events. Amber also participates in many equestrian events including jumping, cross country and of course rodeo. She loves working cattle and just about anything that involves being on a horse. She plays various sports as well as competes in MVA club volleyball. Amber enjoys spending time with family and friends, and the outdoors of our beautiful state of Montana. Amber’s future plans are to pursue a degree and career in veterinary science where she can one day work with animals. Amber served as the 2011 Miss Ravalli County Rodeo Queen.

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