ELKINS — Mountain State Forest Festival Director Robbie Morris has announced the nominations of Kayla Virginia Harris, Sarah Ashley Lipscomb, Daniel Webster Hardy III and Kyle Liam Warner as Royal Scouts for the 84th Mountain State Forest Festival.
Kayla is the daughter of Dr. Scott and Christina Harris of Elkins. She is the granddaughter of Philip and Ann Harris of Elkins and Pete and the late Frances McLaughlin of Marlinton. She has a brother, Andrew, who was crown bearer for the 78th Mountain State Forest Festival.
Kayla will be an eighth grader at Elkins Middle School in the fall. She danced for eight years for West Virginia Highland Dance, is a blue belt at Davis Karate Academy Chi Do Kwan Karate, plays flute in the Elkins Middle School band, and is a member of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts BSA.
Harris is a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoys singing, drawing, reading, writing, and doing arts and crafts. Kayla has been a Girl Scout for seven years representing Troop 51432.
Sarah is the daughter of Hollis and Jennifer Lipscomb of Elkins. She is the granddaughter of the late Elmer and Charlotte Lipscomb of St. George, and Tommy and Judith Cochran of Buckhannon. She has a brother, Daniel.
Sarah will be an eighth grader at Elkins Middle School in the fall. She is an honor roll student, member of the Girl Scouts, BSA Scouts, Alliance Church Youth group, Seneca Soccer, plays clarinet in the Elkins Middle School band, and enjoys drawing and running.
Sarah has been a Girl Scout for seven years representing Troop 51432.
Daniel is the son of Daniel Hardy II and Cynthia Hardy of Elkins. He is the grandson of Harry and Carolyn Hardy of Parsons, and Howard and Constance Davis of Beverly. He has two brothers, Janson and Lance, and a sister, Rhianna.
Daniel is homeschooled and will be entering seventh grade in the fall. He is an assistant patrol leader for Troop 66, a member of the Izaak Walton League Youth, and enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and earning Scout merit badges.
Hardy works to become an Eagle Scout. Daniel has been a scout for a year and represents Troop 66.
Kyle is the son of Bryan and Stephanie Warner of Elkins. He is the grandson of Carl and Janie Warner of Circleville, and Chip and Vera Lewis of Elkins. He has two brothers, Josh and Cameron.
Kyle will be entering ninth grade in the fall. Warner swims for the Elkins Otters and RAYS swim teams. He is a member of the Ski-Hi 4-H club and Boy Scout Troop 88.
Kyle has been a scout for seven years representing Troop 88.
Please join the Royal Scouts and the Royal Court of Maid Silvia LXXXIV as they descend Coronation Hill during the Coronation of Maid Silvia on the 84th on Friday 7th October, at the open air amphitheater on the campus of the Davis & Elkins College. For more information on the Mountain State Forest Festival, please visit www.forestfestival.com.