MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — It’s a bittersweet weekend for two titleholders as their reign comes to an end. On Saturday, a new Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia Outstanding Teen will be crowned in Martinsburg.  Jaelyn Wratchford is the reigning Miss West Virginia. On Friday, she reflected:

Jaelyn is a student at Shepherd University pursuing degrees in Business Administration and Psychology. She dedicated her year of service to Youth Empowerment. “Every child should have a robust and meaningful support system as they grow,” according to her biography. Her message: an investment in young people is investment in West Virginia.

Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen Olivia Travis is a Martinsburg High Student entering her senior year. She said one of the highlights of their year of service was when she and Jaelyn traveled to schools all across the state:

Olivia’s social impact platform was developed through years of volunteerism:

Olivia says the two did their first media appearance on Panhandle Live last year and on Friday, they did their farewell appearance:


The Miss West Virginia Pageant will be held at Airborne Church’s event center at 172 Creative Way in Martinsburg
Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m.

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