Sonora, CA — 19 year old Jessica Daisy Hedges is the second candidate vying to serve as queen of the 2008 Mother Lode Roundup.
The 19 year old Sonora High School graduate is currently employed by Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.
During her high school career she was the manager for the football program for four years. In addition she was a part of the Leadership Program for three years and was involved with the R.O.P. Nursing Program for two years.
She is hopeful of someday making a career in the field of working with special needs children.
Hedges admits that even if she doesn´t win the competition to serve as the queen of the 51st annual Mother Lode Roundup, she will still be a better person for all she has learned and experienced through the entire process.
Written by Bill Johnson