McKenna is the fifteen year old daughter of Ruta and Stephen Andris, of Miami, Florida. She is a sophomore at Miami Palmetto Senior High where she is enrolled in Honors Courses in Psychology, English, Algebra 2, and Chemistry.
In addition to winning the title of Miss Teen Rodeo Florida 2014, McKenna wowed the judges with her Speech and Horsemanship abilities, which landed her the winner of those categories.
Prior to this title, McKenna won Miss Teen Rodeo Homestead, 2013. McKenna has ridden with the Homestead Everglades Posse for four years, performing at various events throughout South Florida. She is also, an associate member of the Homestead Rodeo Association. McKenna also competes in district 05 of NBHA. She won Goat Tying Senior Division 2012 during the Davie Rodeo Association Summer Series. She also won 1st Place at the 2011 ACTHA Competitive trail riding course. McKenna loves to volunteer at South Florida ASPCA and helped raised $1,200 to help the rescued animals. McKenna loves spending time with her horse Mandie and adding bling to her tack. When not riding, she loves to spend time swimming, snorkeling and fishing.
McKenna’s goals are to graduate from High School and obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine. In the near future McKenna wants to compete for the title of Miss Rodeo Florida and then to win the prestigious title of Miss Rodeo America.
Sierra Lyn Rush is the ten year old daughter of David Rush of Parkland, Florida and Kimberly Rush of Loxahatchee, Florida. Sierra is a proud fifth grader at Pierce Hammock Elementary School. Sierra is an honor roll student, and continues to make Principles Honor Roll at Pierce Hammock Elementary. When Sierra has spare time during the summer she enjoys riding at several different riding locations, just to name a few Palm Beach County Posse and Casperey Stables. While there she has won numerous awards for Best Helping Hand, Future Vet, Good Samaritan and Most Improvement Rider. Sierra has participated in the Acreage Horseman’s Association Pleasure shows and has shown in Halter, Showmanship, In Hand trail and Walk Jog classes. Sierra fell in love with rodeo when she held her first title as Miss Rodeo Palm Beach County Princess 2012. In September of 2013 Sierra’s dreams continued as she competed in the Miss Rodeo Florida Pageant, where she walked away winning Miss Rodeo Florida Princess 2014.
When Sierra is not studying or working around the stables or getting ready for a horse show, she enjoys playing soccer, riding four wheelers and enjoys spending time with her siblings and friends. Sierra is looking forward to her year representing the great state of Florida as your Miss Rodeo Florida Princess 2014
Hailey Lauren Wall is 8 years old and a third grader at Harmony Community School. Hailey was born and raised in Saint Cloud, Florida on the Deseret Ranch. Hailey could ride a horse before she could walk. She was only six days old when she attended her first rodeo. When Hailey was three years old she won her first buckle in the Tots barrel racing at the Cowtown Youth Rodeo. Hailey has since won four more buckles in the barrel racing and the mutton bustin.
Hailey has worked both ends of the arena (roughstock and timed event) making her a true all around cowgirl. Last year Hailey started running her new barrel racing horse, Rooster, with lots of success.
Rodeo is a family tradition in the Wall family. Hailey’s dad, Steve Wall, is a pick up man and her mom, Caity Wall, is a trick rider. She has two traveling partners that also participate in rodeo, her brother Tyler, 7 and her sister Michaela 6. Hailey’s Grandfather Russ McCray competed in every event in rodeo then started a contract act.
Hailey is very diverse and has lots of hobbies. She loves books, soccer, 4-H, ballet and riding on the Deseret ranch drill team. Hailey will be showing her steer, Midnight, at the Kissimmee Valley Livestock Show.
Hailey has a thirst for knowledge and a love for rodeo, so she is looking forward to a year filled with new experiences and new friends on the rodeo trail as Miss Rodeo Florida Sweetheart 2014.
Miss Rodeo Florida 2014
Miss Teen Rodeo Florida 2014
Miss Rodeo Florida Sweetheart – 2014
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Devon Haley Firestone was crowned Miss Rodeo Florida 2014 and will compete for the title of Miss Rodeo America in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here's a closer look at the 20 year old beauty from Zephyrhills, Florida.
Miss Firestone's strong family values and sweet southern charm just pour out of her and when asked where she derived the majority of her inspiration, she didn't not hesitate in giving her answer.
"My mom has been the most motivated, determined and persistent person I know. I am the lady I am today because of her and I am so thankful for that."
Devon is a 2011 graduate of Zephyrhills High School and is now majoring in Animal Science at St. Petersburg College. She has held numerous titles and modeled for a plethora of different companies.
As Miss Rodeo Florida 2014, Devon is working to promote her platform, Diabetes Awareness, which is a close personal issue to her and her family. She has worked alongside 8 Time PRCA World Champion Joe Beaver in promoting his Bold Enough To Wear Blue campaign, which helps to raise diabetes awareness.
It's clear that Devon has already carved a bright future and we can expect big things from her. When asked what she envisions for her future, Devon makes it clear that she is focused on God, family and success. She strives to embrace the western lifestyle daily and is always true to her values and ideals. Throughout her year of service, she will work to inspire adolescents and adults alike about the great sport of rodeo. Read more ...