Student royalty will reign Saturday at the 88th annual Maxwell High School Rodeo.
The rodeo will get underway at the grandstands with the horse show at 11 AM, and the grand entry for the main event at 1 PM.
Chairman Timmy Kronis, a junior at Maxwell High School, is the son of Heather Kronis. He has played football and baseball all three years. He enjoys working outside, welding and mechanics. He also likes to hunt and hang out with friends.
Kronis is on the steering and grounds committees for the rodeo.
His thoughts on the Maxwell Rodeo: “It’s a good experience for people to go and watch; also good for meeting new people.”
Sara Fleming, a senior, is the 2018 Maxwell High School Rodeo Queen.
Fleming is the daughter of Tim and Amy Fleming. She is active in FFA, varsity girls basketball and volleyball. She worked on numerous fundraisers and events for the school.
In the community, she has been involved with helping kids with their fair projects, town clean up, and helping local ranches with their cattle.
Her hobbies include hanging out with friends and working with her livestock.
Fleming will graduate on June 1. She plans to attend Cochise Community College in Arizona before transferring to a university to become a large animal veterinarian, specializing in equine health.
Her thoughts on the Maxwell Rodeo: “It’s a good time for all the local communities to come together to have a little friendly competition.”
Rodeo Princess Kenzie Wilson, of Stonyford, is the daughter of Robert Burt and Kellie Wilson. She is a freshman at Maxwell High School. She is a member of Maxwell FFA, the Stony Creek Horsemen’s Association, District 1 High School Rodeo, North State Barrel Racing Association, and Run4Love Barrel Racing.
In her spare time, Wilson loves to hang out with her family and friends, and enjoys the lake and beach. Horses and rodeo have been a large part of her life.
Her thoughts on the Maxwell Rodeo: “I am proud of this rodeo. It is planned and put on by the students of Maxwell High School. It is a great opportunity for us to learn leadership and responsibility.
Rodeo Princess Jillian Ober is the daughter of Slim and Cristy Edwards. She is a freshman at Maxwell High School, and is involved in FFA. She shows lambs at the Colusa County Fair.
Her hobbies include riding horses, and she enjoys hanging out with family and friends.
Her thoughts on the Maxwell Rodeo: “I’m grateful to be part of the rodeo and Royalty. We have all pitched in to pub this rodeo on.”
Rodeo Princess Aubrianna Keeler is the daughter of David and Denise Keeler. She is lives in Stonyford and is a sophomore at Maxwell High School, where she is a cheerleader, is involved in FFA, and plays softball.
Keeler’s interests include riding horses with friend and fellow princess Kenzie Wilson. She also enjoys watching San Francisco Giants Baseball.
Rodeo events include bull riding, pole bending, cow hide riding, mystery scramble, sheep riding, goat tying, team roping, and barrel racing. ■