LOGAN - The city of Logan crowned queens for its 2018 festival season during a special meeting of the Logan City Council on April 10.
The city will introduce two new festivals this year, the Hocus Pocus Festival and the Christmas Festival, as well as bring back the annual Freedom Festival.
Profiles of the queens from all three festivals were featured in editions of The Logan Banner.
Here are the girls representing Logan in the Christmas Festival:
Miss Christmas Festival: Carlee Miller is the daughter of Tim and Dena Miller of Chauncey. Carlee has one brother who is serving in the U.S. Army, Caleb Dowdy, as well as two sisters, Jenna Robinson and Jerrica Blackburn. Carlee is an honors student and a member of the National Beta Club at Logan High School, where she is also a cheerleader. She aspires to become a pediatric dentist.
Miller has been a student of Flip N Twist Gymnastics since she was 3 years old. She is also a current member of Cheeriffic Allstars and has held over 20 U.S. Finals Championship titles, three National Championship title rings and one international title. She also volunteers at Flip N Twist with the younger children in the organization.
Miller is a member of the West Logan Church of God, where she is the teen praise team leader, a member of the drama team and a member of the adult praise team. She has volunteered with the Matt Patterson Toy Drive and her church's food pantry. She served as Teen Miss Woods and Water Festival in 2017.
Teen Miss Christmas Festival: Jaylen Gillman is the daughter of Sara Fitch and Jason Gillman of Chapmanville. She is a seventh-grader at Logan Middle School, where she maintains a 4.0 GPA.
Gillman is an active member of Pecks Mill United Methodist Church. She plays soccer for Coalfield Youth Soccer League and competes with two Southern Elite Allstar cheer teams.
Junior Miss Christmas Festival: Isabella Propst is the 11-year-old daughter of Shawn and Johnny Propst of Holden. She is a member of the cheerleading squad, girls basketball and softball teams at Logan Middle School. She is also vice president of the prayer club.
Propst is a member at Central United Baptist Church where she is involved in the Central Silent Impact Mime Team. She plays for the 119 South Fastpitch travel ball team.
Nancy Peyton is a news reporter for HD Media. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @NPeytonLB.