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Isabella Reffit, Miss River Days 2021

Hello everyone!! My name is Bella Reffit. I am the daughter of Hector and Jennifer Reffit and the younger sister to Eli Reffit and Tori May. I attend Minford High School and am a member of National Honors Society, Varsity volleyball, Varsity basketball, SOS (student support group), Spanish Club, and Bible Club. After high school, I plan to further my education in college (undecided) to earn my bachelors degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography and become a Sonographer. My favorite thing about River Days is that I have made 14 new best friends and two of them are my sister queens! I’m excited to travel to each festival while representing Portsmouth and getting know other queens as well! 

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Madison Brown, 1st Runner-Up

Hello everyone! My name is Madison Brown and I am the daughter of David and Kimberly Brown and the younger sister of MacKenzie Brown. I am your new 2021 Miss River Days 1st Runner-Up. I am a member and captain of the varsity volleyball and softball team, as well as a member of the varsity cheer squad. I am also a College Credit Plus student at Shawnee State University, member of Key Club, and a member of OMUN (Ohio Model United Nations). After high school, I plan to attend Shawnee State University in hopes of majoring in Biology and Chemistry, working to become an Orthodontist in the future! My favorite part about River Days is definitely meeting all of the wonderful new people and giving back to my community!

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Madison Russell, 2nd Runner-Up

Hello everyone!! My name is Madison Russell. I am the daughter of Amy Tindall and Thomas Russell. My blended family consists of 5 brothers and 1 sister. Bryce, Caleb, Trenton, Madalyn, Trevor, and Brennen. Caleb is no longer with us, but will forever be a part of our family. I am a senior at Portsmouth West High School that takes a full schedule at Shawnee State University with College Credit Plus (CCP) courses to obtain college credit hours toward my degree while maintaining above a 3.8 GPA. I am a member of the National Honor Society, Talented and Gifted (TAG), BETA Club Member (Treasurer)-back to back State Math Division I Champion, OMUN, HPAC, Key Club, prom committee, and a varsity cheerleader. After graduation I plan to continue attending Shawnee State University in the Fall and work toward my degree in Biomedical Engineering. My favorite part about River Days is advocating for my platform and gaining an experience of a lifetime with the other reigning queens. I am forever grateful to get to travel to festivals to share information about the Portsmouth community and the wonderful opportunities here as well as meet new people. 

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