Candidates for Spring Hill Fall Festival Queen take a moment to pose for a photo before returning to the interview process on Sept. 15. The queen will be crowned at this weekend’s festival. Back: Lindsey Mateer, Ashleigh Burgess, Erika Davidson, and Chelsea Carpenter. Front: Victoria Mossman, Katie Masters, Samantha Bennett, Sarah Hinkle and Megan Meyer. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson


Megan Meyer
Sponsor: Meyer Truck Center
Age/grade: 17 years old (12th grade)
Parent(s): Randy and Mary Meyer
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Captain of SHHS cheerleading squad, Students Against Drunk Driving, 4-H, Student Council
Hobbies: Cheerleading, drag racing
Goals: To obtain a degree in business marketing/public relations
Erika Davidson
Sponsor: Electric Sun Tanning
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Bob and Leslie Ober
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Basketball, Students Against Drunk Driving
Hobbies: Basketball, fishing and photography
Goals: To become a social worker or K9 handler
Lindsey Mateer
Sponsor: B.S. Building Management
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Randy and Jenny Mateer
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Debate, drama, softball
Hobbies: Competitive softball
Goals: To become a physician’s assistant

Samantha Bennett

Sponsor: Bigg Rigg Fund
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): David and Janet Bennett
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America, Advisory Board, Scholars Bowl
Hobbies: Baking, painting, pottery
Goals: To be a writer or graphic artist
Victoria Mossman
Sponsor: Apple Bus Co.
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Lee and Keni Mossman
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Soccer, basketball and baseball manager
Hobbies: Scrapbooking and drawing
Goals: To be a first-grade teacher
Sarah Henkle
Sponsor: Whitesell Optometry
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Craig and Becky Henkle
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: LINKS, softball
Hobbies: Reading, Sudoku, swimming
Goals: To have a career I enjoy
Chelsea Carpenter
Sponsor: Woodland Dental Lab
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Marc and Stacy Carpenter
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: LINKS, girls golf
Hobbies: Hunting, camping
Ashleigh Burgess
Sponsor: Perfect Details
Age/grade: 16 years old (11th grade)
Parent(s): Bob and Pam Burgess
School: Spring Hill High School
Organizations: Football manager, Natural Helpers
Hobbies: Camping, fishing, playing basketball
Goals: To be a pediatrician