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Sweetheart & Mascot Program

The Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Sweethearts help promote, support and represent the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo at various community events throughout the year including festivals, fundraisers, benefits and parades. In addition, they serve as public relations ambassadors for the Fair & Rodeo and volunteer a minimum of 100 hours of community service. Scholarship opportunities are also available!


  • You must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior in high school for the 2020-2021 school year.
  • You must have an 85 or above cumulative grade average.
  • You must be a resident of Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hill, Limestone or McLennan Counties.
  • You must be willing and physically able to serve as a volunteer for a minimum of 100 hours throughout the year of which 30 hours will be served during the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo October 8-18, 2020.
  • You must sell a minimum of $500 in tickets and/or sponsorship packages during the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Pre-Sale Campaign.

Applications and all required documents are due to the Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo office no later than 12 p.m. (noon) on Friday, January 31, 2020. Contact Melinda Moss at melinda@hotfair.com or 254-224-8276 for additional information about the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Sweetheart Program.

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Morgan Wray was crowned as the 2019 Miss Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo. Rebecca Heldenbrand was named first runner-up.

Morgan Wray is the daughter of Melissa Wray and Rick Bostwick and Krista and Michael Wray. She is currently a junior at Reicher Catholic High School where she is a member of the Varsity soccer and cross-country teams, National Honor Society, and Marketing Team. Outside of school, she volunteers for various political campaigns and associations and works as a counselor at Camp Longhorn. She is also involved in Symphony Belles.

In order to compete for Miss Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, each contestant must have at least 100 hours of volunteer service in the community and a minimum of $500 sold in pre-sale Fair & Rodeo tickets as well as participate in an interview process with five judges and give a short speech to the judges and audience. In addition to being named the 2019 Miss Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo, Morgan Wray will receive a $1,000 scholarship along with other prizes. She will make appearances in parades, schools, rodeos and be the hostess of the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo scheduled for October 3-13.

The primary purpose of the Sweetheart Program is to promote, support and represent the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo year-round in the community.

2019-20 Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo Sweethearts

Rebecca Heldenbrand Waco High School
Morgan Wray Reicher Catholic High School
Angel Ramirez Axtell High School
Britney Silva University High School
Amy Day Lorena High School
Hannah Herman China Spring High School
Hannah Crawford China Spring High School
Rylee Ritchie Lorena High School
Madison Gardiner Lorena High School
Marisa Due Bosqueville High School
Allyson Pechacek Mart High School
Krista Martinez Holland High School
Mara Hering McGregor High School
Savannah Keel Gholson High School
Lexy Ide Rogers High School
Bradie Jo Heaton Gholson High School
Haven Siler Lorena High School
Madison Lamb Mart High School
Jessica Reid Connally High School
Hannah Lewis Robinson High School
Macie Everitt Lorena High School
Aaliyah Jones Lorena High School
Aaliyah Dilworth Waco High School
Alexis Martinez Midway High School
Sydney Swearingin Valley Mills High School
Michaela Nelson-Reams McGregor High School
Meredith Short Axtell High School
Maria Snelson Aquilla High School
Iv'ree Westbrooks Mount Calm High School
Morgan Lary Bruceville-Eddy High School
Gabriella Galvan China Spring High School
Kassidy Patrick Cranfills Gap High School
Hayleigh Swinford Aqulla High School
Katlyn McLain China Spring High School
Delanie Butler Bruceville-Eddy High School
Caroline Traylor Midway High School
Marli Moore West High School
Bailee Barton Waco High School
Scarlett Vanek Mart High School
Ariel Gonzales University High School
Emiley Carnes Bruceville-Eddy High School
Brenda Garcia Bosqueville High School
Riley Cotyk China Spring High School
Breana Hernandez University High School
Yvette Alvarado Gholson High School
Kealey Witt Crawford High School
Elisabeth Paul China Spring High School
Vivica Carrizales Waco High School
Karoline Lynch China Spring High School
Hope Faith Aguilar Waco High School
Karoline Turner Robinson High School
Emily Hack Reicher Catholic High School
McKenzie McDonald Valley Mills High School
Kaitlyn Capps China Spring High School
Danielle Pennington Midway High School
Tatianna Clark Midway High School
Cora Owens Valley Mills High School
Cecelia Villa Crawford High School
Kylee Howard West High School
Caitlin Denton Moody High School
Esmerelda Castillo University High School
Kinley Schnizer Robinson High School
Alyssa Christian China Spring High School
Epiphany Salinas Velasco Waco High School
Anahi Rivera Waco High School
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