Queen Elyse Villaseñor
Elyse is the 17-year-old daughter of Jonathan and Isela Duarte of Kennewick, and Ruben Villaseñor of Benton City. She is a senior at Richland High School and will graduate with the Class of 2018. She plans to attend CBC and Eastern Washington University to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy. Elyse grew up on the back of a horse and began training her own performance horses in 2014. She has participated in 4-H, WAHSET and other equine competitions for many years, and served as the Central Washington Pony Club Queen.