Acting as hostesses for the WV Freedom Festival 2015 will be festival queens Lindsay Ellis and Haley Mullins.
Ellis was chosen as Miss WV Freedom Festival Queen and Mullins was chosen as Teen Miss WV Freedom Festival Queen.
Ellis, the 16-year-old daughter of Scott and Kim Sampson Ellis, is a student at Logan High School where she served as chaplain of her junior class and a member of the National Honor Society. She describes herself as adventurous with a love for the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing, traveling, and spending time with her family. Ellis plans to pursue dentistry and specialize in orthodontics at West Virginia University. Born and raised in Logan County, Ellis says she is proud to call it her home and that she is honored to represent such a great community as the 2015 Freedom Festival Queen.
Mullins is the daughter of Tonya Mullins and Tommy Mullins of Whitman. She is also a student at Logan High School where is a member of the cheerleading squad and a softball player. Mullins plans to pursue a degree in physical therapy at Marshall University. She states that she is also honored to represent The City of Logan as the 2015 Teen WV Freedom Festival Queen.
Ellis and Mullins were officially crowned during a ceremony held June 9 at the Logan City Council meeting. Miss West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Lexi Farmer was present for the crowning along with reigning 2014 Miss WV Freedom Festival Queen Alyx Stover.
The festival begins today at 4 p.m. with a variety of activities and will end Saturday night following the fireworks display and Block Party.