Megan Grant was named the 2019 Vinton Dogwood Queen on April 27. She was
crowned by Coach Jeff Highfill (right), one of the Dogwood Parade Grand Marshals. Vinton Mayor Brad Grose presented her bouquet.

She was one of 10 seniors at WBHS nominated by members of the faculty for the honor— all exceptional students who also demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and dedication to community service. Other 2019 nominees were: Olivia Ard, Hallie Chewning, Megan James, Kathryn Letz, Anna McSherry, Maggie Steuart, Emily Wheeler, Emily Anne Woods, and Megan Wu. Th e young women met with a panel of judges on the morning of the Dogwood Festival Parade, who then selected the Dogwood Queen— not an easy task this year, according to the judges.

Grant was crowned by parade Grand Marshal Coach Jeff Highfi ll; her bouquet was presented by Vinton Mayor Brad Grose. Grant is the daughter of Brad and Lori Grant. Her high school activities include varsity softball and varsity basketball. She belongs to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) where she serves as treasurer, and is a member of the Senior Council and Beta Club. Her hobbies…

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