2022 SHERIDAN WYO RODEO QUEEN
Miss Sheridan WYO Rodeo, Reata Cook was blessed to grow up living every cowgirl’s dream; on a cattle ranch with an abundance of hard work, family fun, and a lot of riding. Her proud parents are Jay Cook and Kerri Parr. Reata is a 2019 graduate of Big Horn High School and is currently attending college to become an elementary educator. Her experience in rodeo includes Sheridan County Cowgirls rodeos, Wyoming Junior Rodeo Association, carrying flags with the WYO Wranglers, and earning the titles of WYO Rodeo Jr. Princess and Sr. Princess. During college, she was involved in Campus Ventures, a non-denominational Christian organization at the University of Wyoming, and inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, while earning a 4.0 and on the President’s Honor Roll. She has also been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and teaches an after-school program for elementary students in Sheridan.
Reata’s ambition to empower young ladies has led her to partner with Joey’s Fly Fishing Foundation to carry out her platform. She is heading up the Just For Girls program, where she will be educating the girls on how to empower themselves in the world we live in today through workshops and mentorship, in addition to helping with Joey’s Foundation classes. “This is such a meaningful experience, bringing me back full circle to Joey’s from when I helped out as WYO Rodeo Jr. Princess”, she says, “and what an honor to be able to use my rodeo queen title to help make a difference while representing the best rodeo around, Sheridan WYO Rodeo.”
2022 RODEO PRINCESS
2022 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Princess, Paige Craft, is the 15 year old daughter of Dave and Jennifer Craft of Sheridan. Paige was was born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming and has been riding horses since she was young child.
She is currently a sophomore at Sheridan High School. For the last five years, Paige has been a member of the WYO Rodeo Wranglers, the volunteer organization of horsewomen that carry flags in the WYO Rodeo. She is also an active member of Sheridan High School student council.
Paige is dedicated to her role as a Peer Helper, supporting students in adaptive education programs, which she began doing in junior high. She teaches life skills throughout the school year and is passionate about their annual student celebration, Prom of the Big Horns.
Paige is excited to represent the Sheridan WYO rodeo again after holding the Sheridan WYO Rodeo Jr. Princess title back in 2019. Her hobbies include exploring the outdoors, boating, camping, riding horses, hanging out with friends and playing with her many animals. When Paige completes high school she would like to pursue a degree in occupational therapy or speech and language pathology.
2022 RODEO PRINCESS
2022 Sheridan WYO Rodeo Princess, Vivian Morey. Vivian is the 16 year old daughter of Julie Boyd and Scott Morey. She is currently attending Sheridan High School where she is heavily involved in FFA, is enrolled in AP classes and on the A Honor Roll. As a long-distance runner on the Sheridan High School Cross Country team, she earned the right to compete at State in 2020, an honor for a Freshman.
As a member of the Varsity Track team, her specialty is the 400 and 800 meter race. Vivian has been playing hockey for 11 years; she plays defense for the 2021 U19 State Champion Sheridan Hawks girls hockey team.
She has been actively involved in the WYO Rodeo Wranglers for the last three years.
Her favorite hobbies include running, sports, riding her horses, and rodeo. Her horse Buck has been supporting her in year-round ranch job and as a flag carrier for the Wranglers.
Vivian plans to attend college and pursue a career in large animal veterinary medicine. She is excited for her year as WYO Rodeo Princess and is honored to represent the greatest sport; rodeo, at the greatest rodeo; Sheridan WYO Rodeo.