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New Wayne County Dairy Court Crowned

6/9/2012 7:00 AM

HONESDALE, Pa. — On Saturday, May 19, the 2012-2013 Wayne County dairy court was crowned at the Park Street Complex in Honesdale, Pa.

At the event, the junior court members were introduced and welcomed to the group. Princess-elect Jackie Chyle gave a speech on her family’s farming history, agriculture and her plans for the upcoming year. Last year’s dairy princess, Autumn Fasceski, presented each court member with their sash and crown, and Chyle was crowned. Following the coronation ceremony, the traditional auction took place, which funds the courts’ dairy promotions throughout the county.

New Dairy Princess Jackie Chyle is 18 years old and will graduate from Honesdale High School this year. She lives on her family’s dairy farm in Cold Spring, Pa. The farm has a herd size of 300 with 110 milking. Jackie owns 61 of those cattle. She also participates in track and field, soccer, 4-H, scrapbooking, showing cows and swine and flower gardening. Jackie is also involved in various community activities with her church and 4-H group. She is the daughter of Jack and Ella Chyle.

Dairy Maid Kayla Beth Jonas is 13 years old and attends Forest City Regional and will be in eighth grade. Kayla’s family farms are EllDay Farm and Cold Spring Farm in Pleasant Mount, Pa. She owns 4 of the 100 cattle on the farm. Kayla is the daughter of Donald and Karen Jonas.

Dairy Maid Brea Aliceson Rutledge is 12 years old and attends Damascus Area School. She will be in the seventh grade. Brea lives on the Rutledgedale Point Farm in Rutledgedale, Pa. She owns 1 cow, 1 steer and 2 swine on the farm. Brea is the daughter of Bruce and Melissa Rutledge.

Dairy Maid Jasmyn Marie Mead is 13 years old and attends Preston Area School. She will be in the eighth grade. Jasmyn’s connection to the dairy industry is through her brother who owns and leases dairy cattle and works on a dairy farm. Jasmyn is the daughter of Mark and Robin Mead of Starrucca, Pa.

Dairy Maid Autumn Lea Mead is 13 years old and attends Preston Area School. She will be in the eighth grade. Autumn’s connection to the dairy industry is also through her brother who owns and leases dairy cattle and works on a dairy farm. She is the daughter of Mark and Robin Mead of Starrucca.

Dairy Miss Paige Gill is 11 years old and attends Lakeside Elementary School. She will be in the sixth grade. Paige’s father works on a dairy farm and is very interested in learning more about the industry and sharing that knowledge with others. Paige is the daughter of Taylor and Connie Gill of Honesdale.

Dairy Miss Abigail Hynes is 11 years old. She attends Lakeside Elementary School and will be in the sixth grade. Abigail’s connection to the dairy industry is through her aunt Della Fasceski and cousin Paul Lamberton. Abby also promotes dairy at the cafe owned by her family in Honesdale. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Cindy Blair, Honesdale.

Dairy Miss Dalen E.C. Banicky is 10 years old. She attends Preston Area School and will be in the fifth grade. Dalen’s family owns Banicky Farm in Thompson, Pa., and owns three of the 125 head herd. She is the daughter of David and Shelia Banicky.

Dairy Miss Grace Mead is 10 years old. She attends Preston Area School and will be in the fifth grade. Grace’s connection to the dairy industry is through her brother who owns and leases dairy cattle and works on a dairy farm. She is the daughter of Mark and Robin Mead of Starrucca.

Dairy Miss Darcy Banicky is 8 years old. She attends Preston Area School and will be in the third grade. Darcy lives on her family dairy farm, Banicky Farm in Thompson. She is the daughter of David and Sheila Banicky.

Little Dairy Miss Channing Claire Rutledge is 5 years old. She will be in kindergarten at Damascus Area School. She lives on her family dairy farm, Rutledgedale Point Farm. Channing owns 1 cow and 1 swine. She is the daugher of Bruce and Melissa Rutledge.

This year the court will be busy promoting dairy throughout the county at parades, ag/dairy days, training camps, county fairs, jamborees and other community events.

If you are interested in having the dairy court at your event, please call 570) -224-4619.


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