Six girls have been selected to serve as Little Maids in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCVII during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, April 26th through May 5th, 2024. They are Kiah Nicole Anderson, Audriana Michelle Cartright, Kinsey Virginia Feltner, Presley Jean Luebcke, Magnolia Elizabeth Murphy and Henlee Rebecca Pifer.
Kiah Nicole Anderson is the daughter of Cassie Marcoux and Gerald Anderson, both of Winchester, VA. She is the granddaughter of Shelly Cole of Winchester, Roger Marcoux of Okeechobee, FL and Zelda Anderson of Winchester. She is a fourth-grade student at Garland Quarles Elementary School. Kiah plays short stop and catcher with the Swarm Softball Organization and basketball with Winc City Assault.
Audriana “Audri” Michelle Cartright is the daughter of Alexis LaPorte and Rylan Banks of Stephenson, VA and Margo and Danziel Cartwright of Portsmouth, VA. She is the granddaughter of Michelle LaPorte and Steven Sabol of Winchester and Nikki and Richard Greaux of Leesburg, VA and the great-granddaughter of Willa Banks of Winchester. She is a fourth-grade student at Jordan Springs Elementary School where she is on the All-A honor roll. She is a member of her elementary school choir and received a good citizenship award last year. She plays basketball with Frederick County Parks and Recreation. Audriana is a member of Abundant Life Church.
Kinsey Virginia Feltner is the daughter of Stephanie and Joshua Feltner of Winchester. She is the granddaughter of Deborah and Barry Carper and Melanie and Jeff Feltner, all of Winchester. She is a third-grade student at Evendale Elementary School where she is on the All-A honor roll. Kinsey participates in Girls on the Run and plays volleyball with Frederick County Parks and Recreation. Her mother was a Maid of Honor in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXXVII, Cydney Cathalene Chase. Her maternal grandfather is a past president of the festival, serving in 2019 and 2020.
Presley Jean Luebcke is the daughter of Carrie and Christopher Luebcke of Stephenson. She is the granddaughter of Jean and Ben Hallam of Stephenson, Henry “Took” Kern of Winchester, Lois Mitchell of St. Augustine, FL and Nick Luebcke of New Windsor, NY. She is a fourth-grade student at Jordan Springs Elementary School where she sings in the choir. Presley is a member of the Shenandoah Tumblers Xcel Silver gymnastics team and a Ballet and Musical Theatre student at Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy. Her maternal grandmother was a Maid of Honor in the court of Queen Shenandoah XLI, Barbara Anne Eisenhower. Her mother was a Princess in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXVI, Elizabeth Noelle Dienert.
Magnolia “Maggie” Elizabeth Murphy is the daughter of Amye and Daniel Murphy of Stephenson. She is the granddaughter of Mary Beth Harrison of Man, WV, Richard Ours of Stephens City, VA, and Karen and David Murphy of Titusville, PA. Maggie is a fourth-grade student at Red Bud Run Elementary School. She plays Hockey with TOP of Virginia Hockey Alliance and enjoys LOGO’s at Opequon Presbyterian Church. Her mother was a Princess in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXXVII, Cydney Cathalene Chase.
Henlee Rebecca Pifer is the daughter of Katie and Brandon Pifer of Winchester. She is the granddaughter of Kim Keyser of Middletown, VA, Danny Keyser and Diane and Richard Pifer, all of Winchester. She is a fourth-grade student at Frederick Douglass Elementary School. Henlee plays soccer with Blue Ridge United and is a member of Girl Scouts. Her father was a page in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXVI, Elizabeth Noelle Dienert, and an escort for Queen Shenandoah LXXVI, Katherine Elizabeth Short.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of springtime and the apple blossoms in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley through events and initiatives that enhance community spirit and showcases our local agricultural heritage.