Apple Blossom Maids of the Court announced
WINCHESTER – The 2018 Apple Blossom Festival has announced four young women from the Winchester area to serve as Maids of the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCI during next year’s event. The maids are Trilby Rebecca Brown, Taylor Ann Heishman, Virginia Katherine Helm, and Madison Lynne Myers.
Trilby Brown is the daughter of Tami and Jerry Brown of Winchester. Trilby is a freshman at Virginia Tech, where she is double majoring in marketing and hospitality tourism management at the Pamplin School of Business. She is a 2017 graduate of Middleburg Academy, where she was a four-year varsity letter recipient for field hockey, and was MVP and captain her senior year. Trilby was Miss Historic Manassas Teen 2015, Miss Apple Blossom Outstanding Teen 2016, and Miss Virginia Teen USA Ambassador 2017.
Taylor Heishman is the daughter of Melanie and Tim Heishman of Winchester. Taylor is a freshman at William and Mary majoring in kinesiology, and a Division I volleyball player, where she started in 17 games her freshman year. She graduated from James Wood High School in 2017. She was named 2015 MVP middle blocker while playing for Northern Virginia Volleyball Association. She was also a four-year varsity letter recipient for volleyball. She was a member of the National Honor Society, DECA, Key Club, and a James Wood Scholar.
Virginia Helm is the daughter of Karen and Richard Helm of Winchester. Virginia is a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in nursing. She is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority and a volunteer at the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center in Richmond. She is a 2017 graduate of Episcopal High School.
Madison Myers is the daughter of Kathy Myers of High View, West Virginia and Michael Myers of Woodstock. Madison is a sophomore at Virginia Tech majoring in psychology and human development. She was a member of the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech in 2016. She is a 2015 graduate of Mountain View Christian Academy where she was valedictorian of her class.
The Maids will participate in the Coronation Ceremony of Queen Shenandoah XCI at John Handley High School and will ride on the queen’s float in the Grand Feature Parade.