Durand Railroad Days Queen & Attendant

2020 Miss Railroad Days Queen Candicates 

Sponsored by: Randy Wise of Durand                                 



           Sophia Clayton                


Sophia Marie-Mshiimin Clayton is the daughter of Christina Coleman of Durand and Swane Clayton of Clarkston. She is 15 years old and a sophomore at Durand Area High School. Sophia is involved in many school activities like Cheer, Track and Cross Country. She is also a part of FCCLA and Independent Art. Sophia has lettered in academics and received multiple awards for getting silver at state for FCCLA. After Sophia graduates, she plans on attending either Johns Hopkins University or The University of Michigan to become an OBGYN. Jim’s Pizza sponsors Sophia.




           Katelin Dine            


Katelin Dine is the daughter of Amy and Vincent Dine of Durand. She is 17 years old and is a senior at Durand Area Schools. Katelin volunteers for Welcome Home Veterans and enjoys singing at the Welcome Home Assisted Living. She is very involved in many high school activities such as the Durand High School Madrigals, the senior leading the 8th and 5th grade choir students, and varsity volleyball. Katelin has received awards for both district and state solo and ensemble soloist and has received academic honors. In her immediate future Katelin plans to study cosmetology at Douglas Jay in Lansing, but her ultimate goal is to become a business owner. YoWay Frozen Yogurt & Donuts sponsors Katelin.




           Aleshia Frederiksen            

Aleshia Frederiksen is the daughter of Amy Roman and Jesse Frederiksen of Durand. She is 18 years old and a senior at Durand Area High School. Aleshia likes to volunteer her time at the Shiawassee Humane Society, donating blood through the Red Cross, and helping at Make A Difference Day. She has many activities that she is involved in like the Durand FFA, National Honors Society, Health Occupations of America, Art Club, Independent Art, and the Marching Band Prop Crew. Aleshia has made many accomplishments which include a FFA Greenland degree in her 8th grade year, an FFA Chapter degree, FFA Silver Academic Award, Friends of the Arts Award, Art Heart Award, and multiple gold ratings for FFA competitions. She has also been accepted into the National Honor Society. Aleshia’s future plans include pursuing a doctorate degree in Pediatric Anesthesiology and forensic nursing at Oakland University. Riverside Market sponsors Aleshia.





           Hannah Johnson            

Hannah Johnson is the daughter of Holly and Brian Johnson of Durand. She is 18 years old and a senior at Durand Area High School. Hannah has volunteered at a teen heart screening through Hurley Medical Center and at the Crim in the Medical tent. Hannah is currently the president of the National Honors Society and an active member of the FFA. She is also involved in student government, the suicide prevention program, and is on the golf team, dance team, and tennis team. Hannah has been on the honor roll for all four years of high school, earned the greenhand award for FFA, been student of the month, and earned second team all-conference for golf as well as making state. She plans on attending the nursing program at the University of Michigan Flint and then move on to becoming a certified Physician’s Assistant. Shaw’s Pharmacy and Gifts sponsors Hannah.





           Maddison McMillin            

Maddison McMillin is the daughter of Jerry and Kathy McMillin of Durand. Maddison is 17 years old and is a senior at Durand Area High School. Maddison enjoys volunteering at the nursing home in Owosso and the VFW during bingo. Her social activities include varsity volleyball, varsity tennis, student government, National Honors Society, Spanish Club, Yearbook Club, SOS, and YAC. Some of the awards that Maddison has received are student of the month, being on the honor roll all four years of high school, and was on the first team All-Conference for volleyball. Her future plans are to attend University of Michigan to study Nursing. Dietrich’s Flowers Shop sponsors Maddison.





           Riley Vandendries            

Riley Vandendries is the daughter of Jim and Shelly Vandendries of Lennon. She is 17 years old and is a senior at Durand Area High School. She is involved in FFA, NHS, Student Government, Madrigals, varsity volleyball, varsity basketball, and varsity softball. Riley has received many awards which include an Academic Excellence for all 4 years of high school, Academic All-State for volleyball in 2019, and Team Academic All-State for volleyball in 2018 and 2019. Riley plans on attending Eastern Michigan University to study Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Stomping Grounds Café sponsors Riley.





Past Miss Railroad Days Queens


     2019 Emily Hartzel
     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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