Royalty

Jodie Perkins – Royalty Director
Program Coordinator-Inclusion
Jodie’s passion for Eagle Rodeo began in 2002 when she was asked to organize the grand entry and to carry the Idaho State flag.  In 2012 she developed our Queen program.  Jodie continues to be Eagle Rodeo’s grand entry director show casing more than 30 flags representing our sponsors and enriching the lives of many young ladies.

Lori Cooper – Royalty Co-Director
Communication Specialist – Air St. Lukes
Lori’s passion for Eagle Rodeo began as a spectator many years ago but then began assisting with the grand entry 8 years ago.  In 2013 Jodie asked Lori to become the co-director with the queen program. Lori’s dedication and commitment shines through the young ladies that have been our past and present queens. There’s true grit in Lori and the Western Way of Life she lives.

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The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2017 royalty...

Kate Reinke

Hi!  My name is Kate Reinke and I am the 2017 Eagle Rodeo Senior Queen.  I am the 14 year old daughter of Jay and Lisa Reinke of Meridian, Idaho.  I have a 17-year old brother, Drew, and I am currently a freshman at Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian.

I have been a member of the JC Riders 4H Club for six years and am the current chairman of the community service committee.   I have competed at the Western Idaho Fair for the last six years in various horse events and in 2016 I received the Reserve High Point Western award and the palomino breed award.  I really love soccer and played soccer for several years, including goalie for two years; however, I gave all that up for horses and queening.

Last year I won my first title as the Western Riding Club Junior Queen and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  I have learned so much about the sport of rodeo and am looking forward to learning more.  I have met many wonderful people and been able to experience so many different things.  I’m very excited about the upcoming year and am looking forward to representing  the Eagle Rodeo to the best of my abilities and sharing wonderful adventures with Jodie, Lori and of course, Cearra.  Being a part of the Eagle Rodeo court and a representative of the PRCA Eagle Rodeo  is definitely a dream come true for me.

 

Cearra Henderson

Hi Rodeo Fans!! I am Cearra Henderson the daughter of James and Paulette Henderson. I am 11 years old and attend Crimson Point Elementary. I have 4 siblings Pamela, Lane, Kenny and my identical twin sister Taylor. But, I am older by 3 whole minutes.

I love to go buzz at rodeos, sign autographs for rodeo fans. fishing, trail riding, reined cow horse, and talking about Eagle Rodeo. I am involved with 4H and I’m in the JC Riders club. I show my horse Wayne’s Old Doller “Blackjack” in western classes and do playdays.

I love all aspects of rodeo; my favorite event is bull riding. My time is split with my horses, Blackjack and Bay Charles. Bay is my reined cow horse and we are learning this new to us sport together. My biggest goal was for me to carry a flag. Not only did I get to carry the Eagle Rodeo Flag but I was honored to carry the American flag at the 2016 Eagle Rodeo.

I will be seen representing at parades, rodeos, and community service events all over Idaho and Oregon. I am very excited to be with my new Sr Queen Kate Reinke and I hope to learn all kinds of new queening skills as I spend my year with this wonderful group of ladies. I am very excited to work with Jodie Perkins and Lori Cooper again. They made my year as the 2016 Jr. Queen very memorable. We have had so many great memories together. I have known these two beautiful ladies since birth and am excited to have fun with them again this year making more unforgettable memories. I couldn’t think of two better queen directors to have this great experience with.

With the support of Eagle Rodeo as my sponsor I will continue my queening career promoting Rodeo and the Western way of life and will be competing for Miss Rodeo Junior Idaho in 2018.

My motto “Don’t practice ‘til you get it right…practice ‘til you can’t get it wrong” I’m looking forward to seeing all the great rodeo fans, dignitaries, friends and family as I spend the next month’s promoting Eagle Rodeo and the great Western Way of Life.

The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2016 royalty...

Cearra Henderson

Cearra is the daughter of James and Paulette Henderson. She is 10 years old and attends Crimson Point Elementary.  She has 4 siblings Pamela, Lane, Kenny and her identical twin sister Taylor.

Cearra loves going Fishing, trail riding, reined cow horse, and rodeo. She is involved with 4H and is in the JC Riders club. She shows her horse Wayne’s Old Doller “Blackjack” in western classes. In 2015, she competed in a trail classes taken first, 3rd in showmanship and places in all he classes at Fair winning Hi Point breed award for her Blazer horse Blackjack. She took first place in working ranch winning her age group buckle.

Cearra loves all aspects of rodeo, though her favorite event is bull riding. Her time is split with her horses, Blackjack and Bay Charles. Bay is her reined cow horse and they are learning this new to them sport together. She is excited to join a youth drill team this year and learn new skills there. Her biggest goal for the year is to learn to carry a flag.

Cearra and Blackjack with Bay helping out here and there, are very excited to represent the Eagle Rodeo as the Jr. Queen this year. “Mom this is going to be the best year ever!!!” Cearra will be seen representing at parades, rodeos, and community service events all over Idaho and Oregon. Cearra is very excited to be with her new Sr Queen Halie and hopes to learn all kinds of queening skills as she spends her year with this wonderful group of ladies. She is very excited to work with Jodie Perkins and Lori Cooper. She has known these two beautiful ladies since birth and is excited to have fun with them this year.

If Cearra had one wish come true, it would be to cure all cancer and let people live cancer free. Cancer has touched her life at a very young age with her older brother Lane fighting Cancer for over 2 years.

The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2015 royalty...

Taylor Riker

Taylor is the daughter of Dan and Michelle Riker. She is 18 years old and will be attending Treasure Valley Community College in the fall. She plans to major in Dairy Nutrition which will be fully obtained at the University of Idaho after two years at TVCC. Taylor has been doing rodeo for three years. After her family bought their first house in April of 2010 her love for horses was sparked. In 2012, she decided she wanted to become a Rodeo Queen. That year, Eagle Rodeo held their first Royalty Contest and she tried out of Jr. Queen. She was announced as the 1st runner-up! With this placement, she was encouraged to work hard. Trying out for other titles and learning all there was to learn, she came back in 2015. On June 13th after a long hot week of sponsor promotion, horsemanship, speeches, modeling, and interviewing, she was crowned the 2015 Eagle Rodeo Sr. Queen.

Taylor grew up an only child with two very supportive parents. She was a competitive swimmer for seven years. Taylor loves camping, fishing, jet boating, trail riding, and rodeo. She shows and sells pigs at both Canyon County and Western Idaho Fair for the Nampa FFA. She has been very active in the FFA for all four years of high school serving as the Tractor Raffle Chairman.

Taylor enjoys all aspects of horses, though her favorite event is Team Roping. Taylor is currently improving her header skills with a trainer. She and her dad spend almost every weekend working on their horsemanship and roping skills.

Taylor and her horse Petey, a Black and White Paint are very excited to represent the Eagle Rodeo as the Sr. Queen for this year. “We are excited for the parades and rodeos. Petey and I are a great team and know we can make the best of everything that is going to happen.” Taylor plans to represent at parades, rodeos, and community service events all over Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Lastly, Taylor stated “One night of every rodeo, I will be wearing pink in support of our co-director, Lori and her fight with breast cancer and dark blue in support of our royalty directors mom, Donnis and her colon cancer.”

Jamie Craig

Jamie is the daughter of Tandy Teldeschi and Chad Miller. She is 15 years old and attends Centennial High School, where she is involved in a lot of community events. She has 3 siblings Arin, Lloyde and Tiana.

Jamie loves going to the family cabin, trail riding, and rodeo. She is involved with 4H and is in the JC Riders club. She shows her horse Sparkle Plenty “Babe” in western classes. In 2014, she competed in a trail challenge. She took first place in working ranch and 2nd and in gymkhana class. She nailed it with taking high point, a great accomplishment for her and Babe.

Jamie enjoys all aspects of rodeo, though her favorite event is barrel racing. Her time is limited with her horse, Babe. She does find quality time with working on queening skills and carrying flags. She loves to have fun and put big smiles on people’s faces.

Jamie and Babe, a sorrel and white paint are very excited to represent the Eagle Rodeo as the Jr. Queen for this year. “We are excited for the parades and rodeos. Mostly, getting to carry flags when the opportunity presents itself.” Jamie plans to represent at parades, rodeos, and community service events all over Idaho and Oregon. Lastly, Jamie stated “I am excited to be working with Taylor, our Sr. Queen and hope to learn all kinds of queening skills from her experience as a previous queen. I am also excited to work with Jodie Perkins. Not only as the royalty director but she was instrumental in starting to help me become a better rider on Babe when I was only 10 and continues to help me now”

If Jamie had one wish come true, it would be to cure all cancer and let people live cancer free as she supports her co-director Lori battle breast cancer.

The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2014 royalty...

Halie Lambrecht

Hello, I'm 16 years old and have lived in Idaho all of my life. I attend Mountain View High School as a junior. My parents are Jim and Jodie Lambrecht, and I also have an older sister Ashlie Lambrecht. I love the summer, as it's the best time of the year for non-stop riding. My horse I ride is a registered paint horse. Her name is “Bella” My other hobbies are hunting, swimming, archery and chilling with my friends. I've been riding ever since I was about five and have loved it ever since. When I was old enough I joined 4-H. My horse Bella and I are looking forward to seeing everyone in parades, waving to the crowd during my queen runs and having fun being the 2014 Eagle Rodeo SR Queen. I have watched our Rodeo since I could remember and now I look forward to being part of this tradition and wonderful community event. I believe that when it comes to rodeo, horses, and life for that matter, knowledge is never-ending. Armed with a passion for helping others and words of wisdom from my mother, “Do something that makes you happy and something that makes a difference,” I am forever grateful to my friends, family, and sponsors that have helped me on this journey. Every little bit of your time and efforts are precious to me and I am ever so thankful. I am absolutely elated for my year as Eagle Rodeo Sr. Queen. I hope to see you all along the rodeo trail and I look forward to meeting everyone at our 2015 Eagle Rodeo.

Ashley Kerby

Hello Rodeo Friends and family, I am the 13 year old daughter of LeRoy and Quyann Kerby. I have one brother, Zack. I am very proud to be an official ambassador of the sport of rodeo. I have a future aspiration to be a rodeo competitor myself; I look forward to promoting and educating others about the sport I have grown to love. I attend Lake Hazel Middle School where I play basketball and am on the Pride Committee. Besides riding horses I love arts and crafts, showing rabbits, my horse “Jynx” and swine in 4h. My first rodeo queen pageant involvement began at age 12 as a contestant in the 2013 Eagle Rodeo Pageant. Unknown to me at the time was how valuable my pageant experience would prove to be. I’ve gained confidence through public speaking, poise through modeling, and increased her knowledge of my community and the sport of rodeo. As the Eagle Rodeo Jr Queen, I hope to inspire others to enter their local and state rodeo queen pageant so they too, will benefit from the experience while building confidence and achieving dreams.

The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2013 royalty...

Nicole Jordan

ICA Eagle Rodeo Senior Queen, Nicole Jordan, is the 17 year old daughter of Curt and Danielle Yanskey. She is a Boise, Idaho native and attends Renaissance High School in Meridian where she is on the high honor roll, a member of National Honor Society and Vice President of the Leo’s Club.

Nicole is an active member of the JC Riders Horse 4H club and has held every club office over the past nine years. She is 2014 club president and is headed to the National 4H Horse Team Demonstration competition in Oklahoma City this summer after winning the top spot in the state of Idaho with her partner last year.

Meeting rodeo fans young and old and sharing her love of rodeo, horses and the western way of life is Nicole’s favorite part of being a rodeo ambassador. She also enjoys helping her community as she represents Eagle Rodeo as their Senior Queen this year.

Hollie Carlson

Hello Fellow Rodeo Fans! My name is Hollie Danielle Carlson. I am the 16-year-old daughter of Stacey and Deonna Carlson. I was born in the frigid town of Anchorage, Alaska; however I moved to Idaho with my family when I was a year old. I currently live in Meridian, Idaho, and I am going into my senior year of high school. During my junior year in high school, I also began attending College of Western Idaho, obtaining dual credits for my freshman year of college. With an academic scholarship to whatever college of my choice in Idaho; yes, I guess you could call me a bit of a nerd!

My college goal will be to major in business management with an emphasis in agriculture, along with a major in public relations and a minor pastry arts. The pastry arts is definitely purely for fun! Maybe someday, I might have my own cupcake bakery - who knows!

It was absolutely a dream come true in June, 2013 to be crowned your Eagle Rodeo Jr. Queen for 2013. I have relished in every opportunity I have been presented to promote Idaho’s largest ICA rodeo. It has been exciting to attend all sorts of different parades and rodeos in places like Twin Falls, Vale, Pendleton, Nyssa, and of course all over the Treasure Valley. Everywhere I went, I was able to not only educate those about our great Eagle Rodeo, but also proudly display the true Western way of Life. In the words of the late-great Will Rogers, “If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.”

I have 5 people I look up to as role models. Normally, people have just one, but I strive to emulate the qualities of all these people in myself. I want to be like my Mom, understanding, and calm. Mrs. Donnis Mager, who has helped polish me into the young woman I am today. I would like to be as successful at training Reigning horses as Nathan Kent, and ride as well as Chris Cox! Finally, I’d like to be as kind, compassionate, and classy as Miss Freya Ford-Walton, Miss Rodeo Idaho 2009.

The Eagle Rodeo is proud to present our 2012 royalty...

Megan Charrier

My name is Megan Charrier, I am the 17 year old daughter of Rich & Jodi Charrier. I live in Meridian, Idaho where I attend Mountain View High School.

My family is very important to me and I love sharing my passion for horses with them. When I am not taking care of my three horses, I love to find time to read, travel with my family, and spend quality time with my friends.

I am actively involved with my 4-H club, where I am the president elect of the JC Riders, and compete through Ada County Horse 4-H in both horse and non-horse contests. This last year I competed in Senior Team Demonstration where I placed first at state, and qualified for the Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up in Kentucky, the largest youth contest in our nation. Where I represented the state of Idaho placing first.

Being Rodeo Royalty has taught me responsibility, and determination and it is with those learned qualities that I embrace the opportunity to be the first ICA Eagle Rodeo Senior Queen. Giving me the opportunity to serve as an ambassador for the sport of rodeo and the community of Eagle, while representing those who are invested in this rodeo. I believe it is vitally important to reach out to all rodeo fans, young and old, with a positive attitude, as an example of character, responsibility, and the western way of life.

Sarah Jane St. Michell

My name is Sarah Jane St. Michell and I am the 12 year old daughter of Robert and Lora St. Michell. I live with my supporting family in Meridian, Idaho. My life has been wrapped up in the love of horses even before God gave me my first black Shetland pony, Shorty, when I was seven. Public speaking, riding my horse and sharing the joy of life with people have always been some great passions of mine. Representing the sport of rodeo as the 2012 Eagle Rodeo Jr. Queen and making people happy is a great pleasure. I want to thank God and my family for loving me and helping me reach my dreams no matter how high my goals are.