Miss Keystone State Rodeo 2021 - Marisa Gilliland
Name: Marisa Gilliland
Hometown: Granville Summit, PA
Marisa Gilliland is a 22-year-old cowgirl who has been in love with the sport of rodeo since she attended her first rodeo at the age of six. She started riding horses at the age of 14 and started competing in rodeos at the age of 15. She came across a Facebook ad in 2016 about becoming a rodeo queen which sparked a new drive in her heart. Marisa has held the titles of Miss Teen Rodeo Pennsylvania 2017 and Miss Rodeo Pennsylvania 2019, where she traveled near and far representing rodeo for two years. Marisa is an avid barrel racer and a beginner at breakaway roping. Marisa has four horses and a red heeler named Bandit that she travels with. Marisa is also the owner of a small leather earring business called The Bling Bandit. She works as an in-home care aid for the mentally disabled, teaching them life skills and helping them live life to their highest ability! In the future Marisa plans to attend a vocational school to become a certified LPN along with starting a boarding facility on her farm.
Jr. Miss Keystone State Rodeo 2021 - Marissa Woodward
Name: Marissa Woodward
Hometown: Honey Grove, PA
Marissa is a 16-year-old, American-made cowgirl who lives in a little country town called Honey Grove on the Diamond W Ranch. Never having a fear of horses, she began riding lessons at the young age of three. Her love of not only horses and rodeo, but also agriculture, grew from there. Along with barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying, and roping, Marissa started exhibiting livestock both nationally and internationally. She has future plans to become a veterinarian specializing in equine, as well as own an off-track thoroughbred rehabilitation center.
Miss Teen Keystone State Rodeo 2021 - Cordelia Williams
Name: Cordelia Williams
Hometown: Fredonia, PA
Cordelia was born in 2006 in the small town of Fredonia, Pennsylvania and was raised on a Quarter Horse breeding farm. This is how she found her butt on the back of a horse before she found her feet on the ground. This led to her love of all things horses and rodeo. She formerly held the title of Miss Sundance Arena. She attends Lakeview Middle High School where she plays sports and is enrolled in honors classes. She resides with her mother, step-father, three sisters, and brother.