Durand Railroad Days Queen & Attendant

2022 Miss Railroad Days Queen Candicates


Sponsored by: Randy Wise of Durand



           Emma Warren                


Emma Warren, Miss Railroad Days Queen 2022 is the daughter of Tori and Brent Winiarski of Corunna and Steve Warren of Harbor Springs. She is 16 years old and a Junior at Durand Area High School. She has four siblings: Bradyn, Chase, Rachel and Carli. Emma is involved in many school activities including Varsity Volleyball, Varsity Tennis and Student Links where she helps to mentor other students. Emma is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Government Vice President, won a Voice of Democracy writing competition and has earned an Academic Excellence award. Emma enjoys hanging out with friends and family, supporting her peers at sporting events and volunteering in her spare time. She has volunteered in the past for food drives, cleaning at St. Mary’s Church and assisted with a breakfast with Santa at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. She also has volunteered for Adopt a Family, made blankets for homeless shelters, assisted with Toys for Tots, babysat for the Bertha Neal PTAC and worked at the concession stands and lock ins at the school. After Emma graduates, she plans on attending Grand Valley State University studying Sonography or Physical Therapy. Emma is sponsored by Jim’s Pizza of Durand..





           Shianne Root            


Shianne Root, Miss Railroad Days Attendant 2022, is the daughter of Monica Ellsworth and Adam Briggs of Gaines. She is 15 years old and a Sophomore at Durand Area High School. She has three siblings: Hailey, Madison and Andrew. She also has four horses and three dogs that she enjoys taking care of. Shianne is involved in many school activities including FFA, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Track, Powerlifting and Spanish Club. Shianne is on the honor roll and has received an Academic Achievement Award and a Visual Arts Honorable Mention Award. She received her varsity letter as a freshman and has earned a Greenhand FFA degree. Shianne also enjoys volunteering for the Old News Boys with the Durand Eagles and working with local horse rescues. Some of her hobbies include painting, babysitting and weightlifting. After Shianne graduates, she plans on attending Michigan State University. Her future plans include returning to the town of Durand after college to help with the youth sports programs. Shianne is sponsored by Ellsworth Construction in Gaines.
These young ladies will represent the Railroad Days Festival and the Durand Community in various parades and community functions throughout the year. Miss Railroad Days and her Attendant are sponsored by Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep & Ram of Durand. Photos are provided courtesy of A&R Portraits of Durand.








           Callie Rochefort            


Callie Rochefort is the daughter of Christopher and Amber Rochefort of Durand. She is 16 years old and a Junior at Durand Area High School. She has one sister named Kaelin. Callie is involved in many school activities including Varsity Soccer, Indoor Arena Soccer, and Varsity Golf. Callie has volunteered at the VFW and Golden Gate Rescue Center golf outings and helped with concessions and lock ins at the school. She has gathered donations for the residents at Durand Senior Care and assisted with Daisy Scout Meetings and camps. Callie has received her varsity letters in Golf and Soccer. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, painting, photography, snow skiing, water skiing, traveling, and hunting. After Callie graduates, she plans on attending Central Michigan University and majoring in Elementary Education. Callie’s goal is to someday return to Durand to serve the community as a kindergarten teacher. Callie is sponsored by Nick’s Hometown Bar and Grill of Durand.








           Allison Zdunic            


Allison Zdunic is the daughter of Levi and Theresa Zdunic of Durand. She is 15 years old and a Sophomore at Durand Area High School. She has two siblings: Haley and Nick. Allison enjoys participating in the FFA through Durand High School and has served as FFA Treasurer. She earned a Greenhand Degree through the FFA program and an academic award in school. Allison has danced at Kathy’s School of Dance since the age of 3 and has been on the competition team for the past 10 years. She likes to find ways to be more involved in the Durand community, and in the past has helped teach the little kids during classes at the dance studio. She also enjoys being able to participate in the Shiawassee County Fair every year, making new friends, and gaining leadership and confidence skills through her involvement with the FFA. Allison plans on attending Texas A&M after graduating from Durand to study Agribusiness and hopes to return to Durand to help run her family’s farm. Allison is sponsored by Shaw’s Pharmacy of Durand.







Past Miss Railroad Days Queens


     2022 Emma Warren
     2021 Shelby Leydig
     2020 Hannah Johnson
     2019 Emily Hartzell
     2018 Haley Zdunic
     2017 Adrianna Hammer
     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


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