Montana's First Lady of Rodeo...

Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2015

Contestants

  • CONTESTANT 1

    Miranda Minow

    Miss Teen Rodeo Montana 2015 - Horsemanship, Appearance, Projection and Presentation, Photogenic

    is the 15 year old daughter of Tom and Amy Minow and the older sister to Kyle Minow. Miranda hails from Broadus, MT. Miranda is a sophomore at Powder River County District High School in Broadus where she is an honor roll student. She is an active member of FFA and 4-H, serving as her 4-H club president, a 4-H county ambassador, and is a grand champion in 4-H public speaking. Miranda has held the titles of 2012 Miss Southeastern Montana Rodeo Little Miss and 2013-14 Miss Southeastern Montana Rodeo Princess. Miranda enjoys dancing (ballet and jazz), SADD, Speech and Drama, FFA and 4-H (horsemanship, teen leadership, photography, range science, and market steer), riding horses, rodeo, playing piano, modeling, traveling, working at the Copper Moon, teaching Sunday school, cheering on the All-Star Cheer Squad, and helping her family on the ranch.

    When asked why she wants to become Miss Teen Rodeo Montana, Miranda says it all started when she was three with one of her first memories, watching the rodeo queens at the Bucking Horse Sale. After seeing the queen carry the American flag she knew that was something she wanted to do and someone she wanted to be. Just by that pretty smile, fast horse, and glittery clothes, that queen made an impact on her life. This anonymous queen became a huge role model. Every time Miranda goes into the arena, she thinks of that queen and does her best to imitate her. That is the special thing about rodeo queens, they don’t even know the impact they are making on the people in the stands of the rodeo arena. Miranda wants to be Miss Teen Rodeo Montana because she wants little girls to look up to her and she wants to be that positive role model. Being this role model while representing the sport she loves would be the greatest accomplishment in the world.

  • CONTESTANT 2

    Briann Grimshaw

    Briann Grimshaw

    is the 17 year old daughter of Brian and Derinda Grimshaw and sister to Brayden and Grant Grimshaw. Briann hails from Manhattan, MT.

    Briann is a senior at Manhattan High School where she is a member of National Honor Society. Some of her accomplishments include lettering for the past three years in varsity cheerleading as well as being named Academic All-State in cheerleading. Briann has had numerous winnings in team sorting and team penning and won AQHA Youth Grand Champion Mare at Halter along with other AQHA winnings. Briann enjoys riding horses, playing volleyball, cheerleading, gymnastics, snowboarding, hunting, and attending rodeos.

    After high school, Briann plans to go to college and obtain her Pharm.D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) degree.

    When asked why she wants to become Miss Teen Rodeo Montana, Briann says she has always admired the rodeo queens from the time she was little. She was always touched with how nice they were to her and other little kids. She would like to be Miss Teen Rodeo Montana because she feels this opportunity would allow her to go out and educate people of all ages about the great sport of rodeo. She would love the chance to be a positive role model for all kids while representing the great state of Montana.

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