2009 King and Queen crowned at Arnoldsburg
The 42nd WV Molasses Festival has a new king and queen, selected last night at Arnoldsburg from a number of Arnoldsburg Elementary School contestants.
The new king is Ethan Jarvis, son of Travis and Felicia Jarvis of Chloe.
The new queen is Shelby Clawson, daughter of Richard and Brenda Clawson of Arnoldsburg.
2009 Royalty (L to R) Hunter Schoolcraft (2nd runner-up); Jaron
Hall (1st runner-up); Ethan Jarvis (King); Shelby Clawson (Queen);
Autumn Siers (1st runner-up); Savannah Falls (2nd runner-up)
The annual event is an Arnoldsburg Elementary School PTO fundraiser, this year raising $9,430.99.
Royalty selections are made by donating money to a favorite candidate, which goes to Arnoldsburg school improvements.
Candidates for King - Jaden Swearingen, Bryson Montgomery, Jaron
Hall, Brady Fox, David Marks, Wyatt Gainer, Trevor Stickler, Jason
Burford, Michael Murphy and Hunter Schoolcraft and Ethan Jarvis;
Candidates for Queen - Darla Harrison, Cameron Smith, Ashley Sears,
Shelby Clawson, Madison Westfall, Autumn Siers, Makayla Jones,
Sheyla Hall, Nakia Phillips, Tori Carpenter and Savannah Falls
Large crowd attends royalty selection