84th Mountain State Forest Festival Queen Silvia LXXXIV
Buckhannon resident Caroline Marie Fluke has been selected for the 84th Mountain State Forest Festival by Director Robbie Morris.
Due to COVID-19, the selection of Maid Silvia has been kept secret since 2020.
“From the moment I met Caroline I knew she would represent the Mountain State Forest Festival with honor and distinction,” said Morris. “Caroline and her family have been very patient and supportive as we worked through the challenges of the pandemic. We are excited to finally get festival activities rollling and I am looking foward to a great year.”
Caroline is the daughter of Eric and Jennifer Fluke of Buckhannon. She is the granddaughter of Carol and the late Thomas B. Dunn of Naples, Florida and Jaunita and the late John Fluke of Shawnee, Oklahoma. She has one brother, Bryson Fluke.
Caroline is a 2019 graduate of Buckhannon High School where she was a four-year member of Student Council, a class officer for four-years, an active member of Youth and Government, and a member of the Youth Leadership Association. She was a four-year Varsity Cheerleader and served two years as the Varsity Cheerleading Captain.
She was a competitor at the 2019 Skills USA National Competiton for Cosmetology and finished in the top twenty-five in the nation. She is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Kelly Lynn Martin Spirit Award that is presented annually to a high school senior.
Currently, Caroline is enrolled in Laurel College of Technology. In 2021 Caroline recieved her Associate Degree in Cosmetology and is now licensed in WV. She is now continuing her stuidies in the field of Aesthetics. After graduation she plans to become licensed/certified and further her education to bcome a Medical Aesthetician.
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys spending time with family andf friends and during the summer she likes to go to the lake and enjoys wakeboarding. During the winter months, she trades her wakeboard in for her snowboard and enjoys snowboarding with her brother and friends. Caroline works in her family’s business, Caroline and Co., a retail women’s fashion boutique.
“With my family having ties to the wonderful natural resources that West Virginia has to offer, it is such an honor to represent the 84th Mountain State Forest Festival as Maid Silvia” said Caroline.
Caroline will be crowned the Queen of the 84th Mountain State Forest Festival during her Royal Coronation on October 7, 2022 at the outdoor amphitheatre on th campus of Davis & Elkins College. Attendedby 40 Princess from across the state, two Maids of Honor and Minor Court, she will recieve her crown in an elaborate outdoor ceremony.