MISS RODEO KENTUCKY 2024 PAGEANT
NOVEMBER 9-11, 2023
2024 PAGEANT RESULTS
Non-Category Awards (open to all pageant age divisions):
Sales Award: Miss Rodeo Fayette County, Sydney Cannon
Rising Star Award: Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County, Addisyn Gillum
Community Spirit Award: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
Miss Congeniality: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
Miss Photogenic: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
Peoples' Choice: Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County, Addisyn Gillum
Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2024: Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County, Sophia Cecil
1st Runner Up: Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County, Addisyn Gillum
Appearance: Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County, Addisyn Gillum
Personality: Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County, Sophia Cecil
Horsemanship: Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County, Sophia Cecil
Speech: Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County, Addisyn Gillum
Written Test: Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County, Sophia Cecil
Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky 2024: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
1st Runner Up: Miss Teen Rodeo Boone County, Olivia Davis
2nd Runner Up: Miss Teen Rodeo Floyd County, Molly Boyd
Appearance: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
Personality: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
Horsemanship: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
Speech: Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County, Reagan Webb
Written Test: Miss Teen Rodeo Floyd County, Molly Boyd
Miss Rodeo Kentucky 2024: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
1st Runner Up: Miss Rodeo Fayette County, Sydney Cannon
Appearance: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
Personality: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
Horsemanship: Miss Rodeo Adair County, Zoey Norris
Speech: Miss Rodeo Fayette County, Sydney Cannon
Written Test: Miss Rodeo Fayette County, Sydney Cannon
MEET THE CONTESTANTS
MISS RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:
Sydney Cannon | Lexington, Kentucky
Miss Rodeo Fayette County
Sydney is a 25-year-old resident of Lexington, Kentucky. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Kentucky, working on a Master's degree in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering. After completing her education, Sydney plans to pursue a PhD program and continue working with the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys hiking and riding her horse, Mojito. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Sydney said, “Being able to represent the state of Kentucky in this manner would mean, to me, representing a place of opportunity, where it is encouraged to try new things and safe to fail until you succeed… Being a Miss Rodeo Kentucky Titleholder would also mean representing the industry that welcomed me to the other side of the fence with open arms, and representing every little girl who wants to try something for the very first time”.
Zoey Norris | Breeding, Kentucky
Miss Rodeo Adair County
Zoey is a 22-year-old resident of Breeding, Kentucky. She has completed her junior year at the University of Kentucky, majoring in Animal Science. In 2020, she was a recipient of the Kentucky Equine Education Scholarship. Zoey is a partner in a waste management business, promoting recycling and providing driveway-safe dumpsters to local Kentucky residents. In her spare time, Zoey enjoys kayaking, leather crafting, hiking, barrel racing and exercising Thoroughbred racehorses. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Zoey said, “In a world with so many challenges, I long to take the "Blinkers Off" campaign and use my voice to expose how the emotional connection with horses can be healing… Joining the Miss Rodeo America Family will increase my visibility allowing me to uplift others and spread more joy. It is my mission to teach others to embrace the American spirit of rodeo, promote the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, and encourage increased participation in agriculture at a local and national level”.
MISS TEEN RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:
Molly Boyd | Allen, Kentucky
Miss Teen Rodeo Floyd County
Molly is the 19-year-old daughter of Dr. Lee and Sandra Boyd. She resides in Allen, Kentucky, with her parents. Molly is currently attending Morehead State University, where she majors in Biomedical Science. After completing her education, Molly plans to follow in the footsteps of her father by attending dental school. In her spare time, she likes to play volleyball, show horses and spend time with friends. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Molly said, “ I want this title to make a difference. This title would give me a chance to represent the excellent state of Kentucky and show people what the agriculture and rodeo aspect is like in Kentucky. I would love to see the rodeo industry grow in the state of Kentucky. Outside of the rodeo industry alone, I would love to make A difference in Miss Rodeo Kentucky and help it grow”.
Olivia Davis | Union, Kentucky
Miss Teen Rodeo Boone County
Olivia is the 17-year-old daughter of Jeff and Penny Davis. She resides in Union, Kentucky, with her parents. Currently, Olivia is a senior in high school and after graduation plans to attend Colorado State University to major in Equine Science. She has served as the President of the Boone County Elite Drill Team for two years. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys photography, concerts and gluten-free baking. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Olivia said, “I want to be a Miss Rodeo Kentucky Title holder because I want to show people what the organization can do for others and how being a title holder can impact not just their lives but the lives of anyone that crosses paths with them. The title can be used to bring attention to any number of important issues”.
Reagan Webb | Morehead, Kentucky
Miss Teen Rodeo Rowan County
Reagan is the 19-year-old daughter of Michael and Michelle Webb. She resides in Morehead, Kentucky, where she is currently a freshman at Morehead State University. In 2019, Reagan was fortunate enough to be a member of the gold medal winning USA Young Riders Saddleseat Team. In addition, she is the Ohio Junior Rodeo Association 2022 Barrel Racing Champion and 2023 Queen. In her spare time, Reagan enjoys dancing, riding horses and cheerleading. When asked why she wanted to be a Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Reagan said, “It would be an honor for me to represent Kentucky and the rodeo community. Kentucky has always been near and dear to my heart as I have spent a great deal of time in this beautiful state competing in every sort of horse competition imaginable. I knew upon graduation that I would find my way to what I feel is my home state”.
JUNIOR MISS RODEO 2024 CONTESTANTS:
Addisyn Gillum | Greenup, Kentucky
Junior Miss Rodeo Greenup County
Addisyn is the 11-year-old daughter of Brad and Amanda Gillum. She resides in Greenup, Kentucky, with her parents. Addisyn is currently in the fifth grade and excels in her academic endeavors, receiving all A’s for the 2022-2023 school year. After she completes her primary and secondary education, Addisyn plans to attend Morehead State University to become a teacher. In her spare time, she enjoys showing horses and cheerleading. When asked why she wanted to be a Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Addisyn said, “I want to be Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky to be able to impact people in a positive way. I have many role models and they have helped me achieve many things already as an 11 year old. My cousin is my role model and after seeing her spend the year as Miss Rodeo Kentucky it became my dream too. If I was to win the title I would use my year to travel across Kentucky and be a role model to younger girls, just like me”.
Sophia Cecil | Burlington, Kentucky
Junior Miss Rodeo Kenton County
Sophia is the 11-year-old daughter of Greg and Sarah Cecil. She resides in Burlington, Kentucky, with her parents. Sophia is currently in the sixth grade and prides herself on being a straight A Honor Roll student. After completing her education, Sophia's goal is to become a professional barrel racer. Outside of school and volunteering with her church, Sophia enjoys spending time riding and caring for her horses. When asked why she wanted to be a Junior Miss Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, Sophia said, “Since my friend, Abby Williams won Miss Teen Rodeo Kentucky titleholder, I have been thinking that it would be an honor to be a titleholder as well. Abby has inspired me to reach for my goals personally and my equestrian goals. If I am honored with Miss Junior Kentucky Rodeo, I hope to inspire others to reach for their goals”.