There are three candidates vying for the title of 2018 Moree Showgirl.
Mekayla Maher (20), Daniella Stewart (20) and Bronte Marshall (22) were presented for judging at Moree Town and Country Club on Saturday, April 14.
Each girl was interviewed by a panel of three judges before mingling over a delicious afternoon tea.
Reigning Moree Show Society Showgirl Kate Lumber was in attendance to share her amazing experience as a finalist in The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition at the recent Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Kate, who has a love for all things agriculture, encourages all young people to get involved in their local show society and gave some great advice to this year’s candidates.
Mekayla, Daniella and Bronte will meet up again on the first day of the Moree Show on Friday, April 27, where they will be involved in the day’s events before the winner is announced the next day.
The 2018 Moree Showgirl will be announced at the Show’s official opening ceremony at 2.30pm on Saturday, April 28.
Meet your 2018 Moree Showgirl candidates
NAME: Mekayla Maher
ABOUT: Mekayla is a stockperson involved in a local business with a passion for livestock.
She is a member of Moree Pony Club and loves participating in campdrafts and equestrian sports. She also plays touch football and water sports.
Mekayla hopes to improve her personal and social skills through the Showgirl competition and would love to become a voice for rural and remote areas.
NAME: Daniella Stewart
ABOUT: Daniella is a dentistry student at Charles Sturt University and aspires to achieving a rural position and one day her own rural dental clinic.
She works part-time at a local food outlet, and asisst her parents with their laser-leveling business.
Daniella plays a number of sports including netball, touch football, tennis, frisbee and state-level swimming.
Since commencing her studies, she feels a little detached from the local community and sees the Moree Showgirl experience as an avenue to again becoming involved.
NAME: Bronte Marshall
ABOUT: Bronte is an executive assistant with Hunter New England Health.
She is involved with physie and dance, tennis, swimming, touch football, softball, rowing and is a member of the Boomi Thespian Society.
Bronte loves spending time with her family and reading and is interested in music, art and fashion.
She believes the Moree Showgirl competition would allow her to become more involved in the community and develop great rural networks.