GRAVETTE -- Kaitlyn Loyd, Miss Gravette 2021, and Shealee Jensen, this year's Miss Teen Gravette, added to their honors Saturday night, Sept. 25, when they captured the titles of Miss Benton County 2021 and Miss Benton County Jr. Queen 2021 in competition at the Benton County Fairgrounds.
Kaitlyn Loyd, the new Miss Benton County, is the 21-year-old daughter of Jason and Tammie Loyd and is a graduate of the Career Academy of Hair Design. Shealee Jensen, the 2021 Miss Benton County Jr. Queen, is the 16-year-old daughter of Corey and Brenda Jensen and is a sophomore at Gravette High School.
Both Kaitlyn and Shaelee are attending the 2021 Benton County Fair this week, helping with different events throughout the week. They will also be competing at the Miss Arkansas State Fair competition to be held in Little Rock with preliminary competition on Tuesday, Oct. 19, and finals Saturday, Oct. 23.