Junior Committee 2013

Meet the Members of the 2013 Junior Committee!

Name Age About
 Elizabeth Kruse  16 Chair, Junior Committee. 2013 WIHS Youth Ambassador. Attends Langley High School. Competed at WIHS for the first time last year. Was a member of the 2012 Junior Committee.

 Mary Eizabeth Cordia

 15

Attends St. Stephens & St. Agnes School, started riding on her 7th birthday. She won the Laura Pickett Trophy for Excellence in Horsemanship in 2012.

 Terry Daniels  16

Attends KIPP DC: College Prep. He started riding three years ago and also loves trying new foods. This is Terry’s third year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Jessica Diaz

 17

Attends The Keystone School. She has been riding her whole life and is originally from California. This is Jessica’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Miriam Dupree  15

Attends The Potomac School. She started riding at 3 years old, and loves hiking and traveling.

 Emily Lunsford  16

Attends Tuscarora High School, started riding when she was 8, and she also loves photography.

 Olivia McCarren  13

Attends Westland Middle School and started riding when she was 7. This is Olivia’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Caroline McGranahan  16

Attends Langley High School. She started riding about age 10 and is a huge Washington Nationals fan.

 Rachel Michael  14

Attends The Madeira School. She started riding when she was 6 and this will be her third year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Alexis Mozeleski  16

Attends Washington International School. She began riding at age 7 and she loves writing. This is Alexis’ second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Madeline Poss  16

Attends Poolesville High School. She started riding at age 5 and she loves to go to the beach. This is Madeline’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

 Hanna Powers  16

Attends The Madeira School and is excited for a second year on the WIHS team. Hanna was the 2012 Youth Ambassador.

  Natalie Ralston  15

Attends Langley High School. She started riding at age 7 and has been playing the flute since the first grade.

  Gaby Ruff  16

Attends Thomas Edison High School. She started riding at age 12 and she loves macaroons. This is Gaby’s third year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

  Casey Schmitz  16

Attends Stone Bridge High School. She began riding at age 5, and likes to go fishing and anything chocolate!

  Jenny Searles  14

Homeschooler. She started riding at the age of 7. In November she will represent the state of Maryland in the 4-H Eastern National Horse Bowl competition in Louisville, Ky.

  Chace Simmons  14

Attends Colonial Forge High School. She started riding at 5 and also likes art and architectural design.

  Isabel Stettinius  14 

Attends Foxcroft School. She started riding at age 5 and also enjoys playing tennis.

  Erin Suidikas  17

Attends WT Woodson High School and has been riding for ten years, working and training with professionals in several disciplines. This is Erin’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

  Natale Wachowiak  15

Attends South River High School. She started riding at age 6, competes at local shows and loves to make videos. This is Natalie’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.

  Madeline Zehner  18

Graduated from South River High School. She began riding at 4 and loves dogs. This is Madeline’s second year on the WIHS Junior Committee.