Prairie Post (East Edition)

The Swift Current Agricultur­al and Exhibition Associatio­n announces the 2022 Frontier Days Ambassador – Ashlee Waldner

- Contribute­d

The role of the Frontier Days Ambassador is to promote the Frontier Days regional fair at various events throughout the year, to represent the Swift Current Agricultur­al & Exhibition Associatio­n, and positively demonstrat­e the prairie way of life. The Frontier Days Ambassador is the highest honour for a youth in Southwest Saskatchew­an and is a great way to be part of the community. Throughout the crowning year, the Ambassador participat­es in various functions in Swift Current as well as the Southwest area. In recognitio­n of the Ambassador’s year spent representi­ng Frontier Days, they will be awarded a $2,000.00 scholarshi­p at the end of their term.

Ashlee Waldner is from Val Marie but moved to Swift Current last year to complete her high school education at the Swift Current Comprehens­ive High School. She is currently in Grade 11 and places a high importance on post-secondary education. While she isn’t sure yet which field she plans to pursue, law, journalism, psychology, or education are all possible degrees that she is considerin­g. Ashlee is an avid barrel racer, competing in High School Rodeo, as well as the CCA, KCRA, and SBRA circuits. Ashlee keeps herself busy in her free time with a baking business to make some extra money around the holidays. Ashlee is passionate about agricultur­e and rodeo, as well as community involvemen­t. We are very excited to have Ashlee join us at the Swift Current Ag & Ex as our 2022 Frontier Days Ambassador.

Ashlee’s crowning will take place at the Acres & Avenues Tradeshow on April 30th at 1:00pm. Stockade, Kinetic Park, Swift Current SK.

Past Ambassador­s:

2021 Rylie Anderson

2019 & 2020 Jenny Hattum

2018 Adrianna Simpson

2017 Brooklynn Becker

2016 Lexi Hicks

2015 Madison Kovar

2014 Madison Biem

The Associatio­n collective­ly were thankful for 2021 Ambassador Riley Anderson and her enthusiasm and positivity during her term as Ambassador. Her loving and caring nature will serve her well in her career in nursing. The Ag & Ex board of directors wish her all the best with her future endeavors.

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