The 81st Mountain State Forest Festival has announced the selection of royal jesters Mackenzie Nicole Childers, Ruby Jane Jackson, Juliet Marguerite Kubichek, Lexi Marie Reger to the court of Maid Silvia LXXXI. The four Randolph County students, having earned the distinction through an audition process and will have the honor of providing entertainment in the form of dance and tumbling throughout the festivities from September 30 to October 8, 2017.
Morgantown resident Morgan Alyssa Stephens has been selected as Maid Silvia for the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival by Director General Chad Shoemaker.
The selection of Maid Silvia has been kept confidential for months. She will visit Elkins on Sunday to attend a private reception in her honor, sponsored by Graceland Inn and Conference Center, Davis and Elkins Dining Services and John & Joyce Allen.
Mountain State Forest Festival Director General Chad Shoemaker has announced the appointments of Sydney Nicole Leary and Sydney Paige Mullenax as Maids of Honor to Queen Silvia LXXXI. Leary and Mullenax are bestowed with the highest Randolph County honors in the Forest Festival’s 81st Royal Court.
Auditions for the Royal Trumpeteers of the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at the Elkins First United Methodist Church. There will be a mandatory parent/participant meeting beginning at 6:30 pm, with auditions immediately following the parent meeting. Any Randolph County student in 9th through 12th grade for the fall term is eligible to audition.
The Mountain State Forest Festival Board of Directors announces the appointment of Chad Shoemaker as Director General of the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival. The annual fall celebration is scheduled to take place September 30-October 8, 2017.
Mountain State Forest Festival Director General Chad Shoemaker announces the appointment of the Queen’s Department for the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival.
Clinics and a tryout for jesters of the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival will begin in April. Randolph County students who will be enrolled in grades sixth through tenth by September 1, 2017 are eligible.
The Mountain State Forest Festival and Citizens Bank of West Virginia announce the kick-off of the annual Woodly the Elf poster contest for the 81st autumn celebration. Citizens Bank of West Virginia is the sponsor of the festival’s official mascot.
The 80th Mountain State Forest Festival has announced the appointments of Holly Melissa Harper, Clare Loving Talbott, Braxton Hull Kenney and Isaac Logan Talkington as Royal Scouts of Maid Silvia LXXX.
Mountain State Forest Festival Director General, Scott Goddard announces the appointment of the Queen’s Department Director, Deputy Director, and the Assistant Directors for the 80th Mountain State Forest Festival. The theme for the 80th edition of the Mountain State Forest Festival, taking place Saturday, October 1, 2016-Sunday, October 9, 2016, will be “Celebrate!”.