Durand Railroad Days Queen & Attendant
                                                                       

Durand Railroad Days Queen & Attendant                              

  

                    

        Adrianna Hammer                                              Tierra Barren

 

Two young ladies vie for the title of Durand’s Miss Railroad Days Queen 2017 and Attendant.  Miss Railroad Days Queen and her Attendant, the Princess, and Prince will be announced on Friday March 10th, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at a Crowning Ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Durand Union Station.  This year’s contestants are Tierra Barren and Adrianna Hammer.

    

Adrianna Hammer is the daughter of Malissa Hammer.  She is 17 years old and is a senior at Durand High School.  Adrianna is active in softball, cheerleading, and the Durand Spanish Club.  In the past, she has enjoyed helping coach the middle school’s competitive cheer team and being a part of the Durand Church of God’s Dance Team.  Adrianna is hoping to play softball at Mott Community College.  She would also like to be an interpreter for the deaf along with learning occupational therapy.  Adrianna is also interested in getting into sports management.  Adrianna is sponsored by Papa Joe’s.

 

Tierra Barren is the daughter of Elizabeth Barren.  Tierra is 18 years old and is a senior at Durand High School where she is currently holding all A’s.  Tierra is active in the Madrigals Choir, Spanish Club, and Drama.  She is a teacher’s assistant where she is working with sixth and seventh grade students.  Tierra’s hobbies include making music, helping others, and learning new things in cosmetics.  She also enjoys baking, reading, observing anything scientific, and watching the weather.  Tierra does a lot in the community, which include making warm blankets for the homeless, singing at the Depot, the Senior Care Center, and Genesys, helping with school fundraisers, and helping tutor her peers.  Tierra’s plans include going to college to become a nurse.  She is hoping to be accepted to U of M and to audition for their Chamber Choir.  Tierra is sponsored by Greyson’s Spa.    

 

Candidates for Miss Railroad Days Queen and Attendant will be interviewed by a panel of judges and will be rated on their introduction, clarity of speech, poise, presentation, personality, and answers to questions posed by the judges.  The contestants as Miss Railroad Days Queen will receive a $500 scholarship plus various gifts.  Her attendant will receive a $350 scholarship plus gifts.

    

Miss Railroad Days Queen, Attendant, Princess, and Prince will represent the annual Railroad Days Festival on May 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st the weekend after Mother’s Day.  They will appear in various parades and community functions throughout the year.

    

Photos of the Miss Railroad Days candidates are provided courtesy of A&R Portraits.

  

Past Miss Railroad Days Queens

    

     2016 Sophie Pawloski

     2015 Tatianna Fraley
     2014 Anna Dietrich
     2013 Sara Dudzik
     2012 Madison Atkinson
     2011 Lauren Tovar
     2010 Jennifer DeClerg
     2009 Katelynn McKay
     2008 Krystyn Guzniczak
     2007 Emily Ryder
     2006 Regan Hurlburt
     2005 Erica Hoffman
     2004 Kelsey Baker
     2003 Jodi Lang
     2002 Kimberly Edwards
     2001 Penny Horcha
     2000 Melissa Buck
     1999 Jennifer Chapman
     1998 Heather Gervais
     1997 Melanie Scheiter
     1996 Jacquilyn Hanson
     1995 Jennifer Bausick
     1994 Julie Heiple
     1993 Racheal Cromwell
     1992 Georgette Domby
     1991 MaryKay McKenney
     1990 Laura Bramlet
     1989 Erica Holek
     1988 Amy Austin
     1987 Michelle Fuja
     1986 Debbie Spike
     1985 Jamie Tucker
     1984 Kim Fuja

 
Professional portraits for the Railroad Days Queen are courtesy of


A&R Portraits