Princess Katy West is the 19 year old daughter of Clay and Mary West of Athena where she graduated from Weston McEwen High School active in volleyball, basketball, rodeo and FFA. Katy’s extended family members have been longtime volunteers with parades and Happy Canyon. Her mother, grandmother, Carleen Krebs West, and several cousins have served as members of the Round-Up Court. She has been a pennant bearer herself for three years and last year was a parade volunteer. “I will be the fourth generation of my family to be involved with the Round-Up,” Katy said. “It all started with my great grandfather, Jack French, who was a Judge for the Northwest Bucking Contest.” Her family has deep roots in Umatilla and Morrow county livestock industry as prominent ranching pioneers.