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Queen Kylie Willis and Princess Emily Ketscher broke the all time record in selling tickets before coronation. Their commission checks for this year’s 67th Annual Chief Joseph Days totaled $8,703.90. Kylie earned a check of $4,746.90, and Emily earned a check for $3,957.

2012 CJD Commission Award and High school Scholarships

From left to right: Directors John Hillock, Cammie Hale, CJD President Steve Rogers, Queen Kylie Willis, Princess Emily Ketscher, Rodeo Co-Chariman Terry Jones, Director Shelley Marshall, and Rodeo Co-CharimanTerry McArtor

Selling tickets is one of three parts in the competition to become Chief Joseph Days Queen.

This year’s recipients of the “Chief Joseph Days Scholarship $1000 SCHOLARSHIP” awarded to one senior student of each High school in Wallowa County are Baylee Shelton of Lostine (Wallowa High), Brooke Greenshields of Enterprise, and Trevor Lewis of Joseph.



2012 Chief Joseph Days $1,000 High School Scholarship Award Winners

From left to right: Director John Hillock, Baylee Sheldon from Lostine (Wallowa High School); Trevor Lewis, Joseph; and Brooke Greenshields, Enterprise.

Baylee Sheldon from Lostine (Wallowa High School) plans to attend Oregon State University to study pediatric physical therapy, Trevor Lewis, Joseph, plans to go to NW Limeman College to enroll in Journey Lineman Electrician, and Brooke Greenshields, Enterprise, will attend Oregon State University on a journey to become a veterinarian.