Daily Herald 9 Sep 1971, Thu. pg 5

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Daily Herald 9 Sep 1971, Thu. pg 5 - Little Community of Palmyra Has No Trouble...
Little Community of Palmyra Has No Trouble Growing Beauty Queens By JESSIE NILSEN PALMYRA — The community of Palmyra is not a large one, but there are many who have received high honors through the years, both in the state and the nation. It is an unusual thing that of the 55 families living in this small outlying ward, there would be four young women reigning as queens, representing the city, county, state, and nation during this year. They are Phyllis Roach, Utah State Beef Princess; Laura Hansen, Utah County Dairy Princess; VicW Jarvis, Spanish Fork Fiesta Day Rodeo Queen; and Sherri Jarvis, Palmyra 4-H Club Princess and National Columbia Sheep Queen for 197172. Chosen Last Year Phyllis Roach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will Roach, was chosen Miss Utah Beef Princess at the Utah Cattlemen's Convention in Salt Lake City last December. The contestants were judged on beauty, poise, talent, and knowledge of the beef industry. For her talent number, Phyllis performed a contemporary piano selection. She received a $100 bond, a queen's bouquet of red roses, and a beautiful tiara. During the year Phyllis has represented the cattle industry in the Miss Utah Pageant, and has served throughout the state on many occasions for the Cattlemen's Association and the Utah Cowbelle's organization, being in most of the parades held during the year. BYU Coed Phyllis is currently attending the Brigham Young University, where she has served as a member of the International Folk Dancers and Cheri Amie. She is attending the BYU on an academic scholarship, graduating from Spanish Fork High School with high honors. She was a member of the student council, studentbody secretary, member of the pep team, F.H.A. and debate club at Spanish Fork High School. She has served on county committees for Red Cross and Safety. In addition she is very active in the LDS Church, having served as MIA music director, ward organist gleaner director, and dance director. Largest Contest Laura Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark J. Hansen, was crowned Miss Utah County Dairy Princess, at one of the largest contests ever held. She was sponsored by Blair Thomas, dairy man of Palmyra. Laura has represented the Utah County dairymen in all their activities and has adorned beautiful floats in every parade in Utah County during the year. Graduating from Spanish Fork High School in 1970, she attended Utah Technical College, graduating in spring of 1971. She is a member of Shomrah Kayel at the BYU, and at present she is on the Gleaner Committee representing Palmyra Stake MIA. Laura is also Palmyra Ward athletic director for the coming year, as well as teaching a Sunday School class now. She is now employed as a dental assistant in Pay son. Rodeo Queen Vicki Jarvis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jarvis, was selected by a group of judges chosen by the Diamond Fork Riding Club, to be queen of the Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo and she reigned at all the events during the Spanish Fork Celebration July 22-24, riding at the rodeo performances, as well as appearing in parades in the area. Vicki was chosen queen of the junior prom at the Spanish Fork High School in the spring, as well as being chosen junior hereford queen at the Hereford Field Day at Clarkston, Utah recently. She was also elected reporter for the Hereford Association for the coming year. Vickie is a senior at Spanish Fork High School this fall, and has been chosen seminary executive secretary for the year. She is also President of the FHA (Future Homemakers of America), and is on the Spanish Fork Higli School pep team. She has also held other class offices, including, sophomore class secretary, junior class counselor and one of the chairmen of the junior class assembly and junior prom. Ou Riding Team Vicki is a member of the first place state riding club team, and she also won state sheep award last year. She was also owner of the Reserve Champion calf at Utah State Junior Livestock Show at Spanish Fork in May 1971. She also won county individual horse award during the last year. Vickie is the Junior Sunday School organist at the present time in Palmyra ward. First Honor Sherri Jarvis, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Lee Jarvis, was chosen as Palmyra 4-H Club Princess in April, to reign for the year 197172. Sherri was recently chosen queen to represent the National Columbia Sheep Association for the coming year, She will fly to Chicago in December to the International Livestock Show. She is a junior at Spanish Fork High School this year, and she has been chosen to act on the junior council at the high school for the coming year. Last year Sherri was a homeroom representative, and sophomore class secretary, and was a drill commissioner in the ninth grade. She was captain of the Palmyra-Leland Softball team, general manager of the Palmyra 4-H Stock Show last year, has had seven years of 4-H work, being an officer in the 4-H Livestock club and riding club, sewing club and cooking clubs in Palmyra, At present, Sherri is secretary of the Junior Sunday School in Palmyra. PHYLLIS ROACH LAURA HANSEN VICKI JARVIS SHERRI JARVIS

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