2021 Tulip Queen Crowning: Clymer Celebration

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The 2021 Tulip Queen Contestants (from left): Olivia White, Emma Woods, Kaylee Hodge, Mattie Heslink, and Grace Beckerink.

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Clymer Tulip Festival

Join us ONLINE or in person for the 2021 Tulip Queen Crowning on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 7pm!

With the event being held at Clymer Central School there are still NY Covid guidelines for schools; Seating will be limited the night of the Tulip Queen program

Please contact Mary Kate Ganske for tickets, 716-450-4597.

Admission is free and tickets are first come, first serve.


Grace Beckerink

Let us introduce you to Grace Beckerink

Daughter of:
Mike and Erin Beckerink

Sponsor:
Mike Beckerink Cabinetry

Talent:
Singing & Videography

Grade:
Junior

High School & Community Activities & Honors:
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), National Honor Society (NHS), All-County Chorus – Soprano, All-State Chorus – Soprano, High Honor Roll, High School Chorus, Glee Club, Cast and Company; Alma Mix in The Music Man, Footsteps Team – Leadership Team’s Small Group Leader, 5 & 2 Ministry Packing Volunteer, Vacation Bible School Volunteer, Compass Ministries: Praise Team for weekly worship service, AWANA Cubbie Leader

Hobbies:
Reading, baking, cooking, watching the sunrise, babysitting her favorite littles, singing and videography

Career Goals/Future Plans:
Attend college for Elementary Education


Mattie Heslink

Let us introduce you to Mattie Heslink

Daughter of:
Jonathan and Megan Heslink

Sponsor:
Clymer Volunteer Fire Department

Talent:
Singing and Playing the Piano

Grade:
Junior

High School & Community Activities & Honors:
National Honor Society (NHS), Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Student Council, High Honor Roll, Prom Committee, High School Chorus, Glee Club, Teens on Fire Youth Group, Edwards Chapel Praise Band, Vacation Bible School Volunteer, Scholar Athlete Award, Cast and Company; Annie, Nunsense, and Music Man, Klompen Dancing, Covered Ministry Volunteer

Hobbies:
Singing, spending time with friends, participating in musicals, and reading

Career Goals/Future Plans:
Attend college and pursue a career that involves helping people


Kaylee Hodge

Let us introduce you to Kayla Hodge

Daughter of:
Gordon and Michelle Hodge

Sponsor:
Neckers Farm

Talent:
Dog Training & Sewing Skit

Grade:
Junior

High School & Community Activities & Honors:
Varsity Cross Country, Varsity Track, National Honor Society (NHS), Future Farmers of America (FFA); Chapter Vice President, Team Food Science: 2nd Place in State, 3rd Place at The Big E, 4-H; President, 4-H Dog Program; State Fair qualifier for 8 years, State Reserve Champion in Obedience, State Reserve Champion in Grooming and Handling, 4-H Sewing; State Fair qualifier for 5 years, Prom Committee, Mentoring Program, Worked on Community Garden and Green House

Hobbies:
Reading, roller skating, running, 4-wheeling, camping, drawing, and biking

Career Goals/Future Plans:
Attend college for psychology, depression therapy or American Sign Language interpretation


Olivia White

Let us introduce you to Olivia White

Daughter of:
Kevin and Deborah White

Sponsor:
The Dutch Village Restaurant

Talent:
Exercise Through Time

Grade:
Senior

High School & Community Activities & Honors:
Varsity Volleyball, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), National Honor Society (NHS), High Honor Roll, Dean’s List, Cast & Company; Annie, Nunsense, and Student Director for Music Man, Volunteered and fundraised for the Clymer Summer Rec Program, Received the Franklin Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Award in 2019, Received the Community All Stars Award in 2020

Hobbies:
Working Out at least five days a week, Hiking, Traveling, Cooking

Career Goals/Future Plans:
Attend College for History Education


Emma Woods

Let us introduce you to Emma Woods

Daughter of:
Jon and Amy Woods

Sponsor:
Clymer Hardware and Home Center

Talent:
Singing

Grade:
Junior

High School & Community Activities & Honors:
National Honor Society (NHS), Students Against Destructive Decisions, Environmental Club, 9-12 Band, Chorus, Music Committee, Varsity Volleyball; Captain, Varsity Basketball, Scholar Athlete Award, High Honor Roll, Homecoming Court, Clymer Historical Society Event Volunteer, Church Choir, Vacation Bible School Volunteer, Cast and Company; Annie, Nunsense, The Music Man, All-County Chorus, Area All-State Chorus, Teens on Fire Youth Group, Footsteps Team, Groat Klompen Dancing

Hobbies:
Singing, acting, playing volleyball, spending time with friends and family

Career Goals/Future Plans:
Attend college and major in interior design or architecture