THE MISS CURWOOD FESTIVAL FAMILY added four new members on Saturday, Feb. 10 during the 38th Annual Miss Curwood Festival Queen & Princess Pageant at D’Mar Banquet & Conference Center in Owosso. MaryKate Wright was crowned Miss Curwood Festival 2018 and Haley Rothe is the Court Member. The 2018 Curwood Princess is Nevaeh LeConte and Summer Walker is the Court Member.
MaryKate is a graduate of Owosso High School and a current Saginaw Valley State University student. She was sponsored by Birch & Elm, and her parents are Gerry Hodges and Benjamin Wright. Haley is a graduate of Owosso High School and currently attends Grand Valley State University. She was sponsored by Prototype Welding and Fabricating, and her parents are Matthew and Heather Minton.
Nevaeh is a 3rd-grade student at Central Elementary in Owosso, and her parents are Marc and Brandy LeConte. Summer is a 2nd-grade student at Central Elementary, and her parents are Roben and Missy Walker.
The newly-crowned Curwood royalty can be seen immediately following the Feb. 10 pageant. In the front is Princess Nevaeh LeConte (left) and Court Member Summer Walker. Standing behind them is Queen MaryKate Wright (left) and Court Member Haley Rothe.
(Independent Photo/Graham Sturgeon)