From left to right: 2nd Attendant, Sydney McManus; Queen, McKenna Hales; 1st Attendant, Kassadee Jo Jones. Photo: Whitney Thomas Photography

The Lehi Round-Up royalty is the “face” of the Lehi Round-Up Rodeo. They represent our rodeo at various rodeos, parades, and other public events, and provide information about the history of our rodeo, animal welfare, the City of Lehi, and any other Lehi Round-Up related topics.

The 2016 royalty was chosen from a field of five contestants.  After a full day of interviews, modeling, impromptu speeches, and horsemanship competition, three highly qualified ladies were chosen.

McKenna Hales from Morgan, Utah, is Miss Lehi Round-Up Rodeo 2016. She is the daughter of Ron and Becky Hales. McKenna is a graduate of Morgan High School where she was active in many organizations. She was also active in high school rodeo, where she competed and won many titles in queening, pole bending, and cow-cutting. In 2014 she was selected as the Silver State International Rodeo Queen. McKenna is currently a student at Brigham Young University, majoring in Nursing. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, and snowmobiling.  She is honored to be representing the Lehi Round-Up Rodeo.

Kassadee Jo Jones, daughter of Darin and Kellie Jo Jones, was selected as the first attendant.  Kassadee Jo is a native of Lehi and has been involved with the Lehi Round-Up Celebration her entire life. She is currently a junior at Lehi High School where she is active in FFA, participates with the Lehi Longhorn Rodeo Team, and has deemed herself the “cupcake queen.” She loves everything to do with horses and the Lehi Round-Up Rodeo and Celebration. In her spare time she enjoys playing the piano, four-wheeling in West Canyon, and of course, making cupcakes.  Kassadee Jo invites you to make the Lehi Round-Up Rodeo your family tradition.

Sydney McManus is the daughter of Ted and Donna McManus. She will represent the rodeo as the second attendant. Sydney is from Heber, Utah, and is currently an Elementary Education major at the University of Utah. She has been active in both English and Western disciplines, including hunter jumpers and trail riding. In her spare time Sydney enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending rodeos, fishing, camping, reading, and DIY crafts. She is excited to join the tradition of the Lehi Round-Up Rodeo and serve the City of Lehi as an ambassador for the sport of rodeo.

The Lehi Round-Up royalty invites you to join us for the “Greatest Show on Dirt!” The 79th Lehi Round-Up Rodeo will be held June 23-25, 2016. Thursday is Family Night. Tickets are $12.00 each for adults and $5.00 each for children 11 years old and younger. Friday night tickets are $12.00 each. Saturday night is “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Night. All tickets are $13.00 each, and are available now at www.lehirodeo.com.  They will also be available for purchase at Kohler’s and the Lehi Macey’s beginning June 1.

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