On Oct. 21, Monica Stewart, 20, daughter of Mike and Connie Stewart, Marshfield, was crowned Miss Ozark Rodeo Association 2018. During the competition, Monica competed in photogenic, horsemanship, interview, speech, modeling and impromptu question. Along with taking home the title of Miss ORA 2018, she also won the horsemanship and appearance awards. She currently attends Missouri State University, where she is studying Agricultural Communications. She has an internship with RIDE TV and does various interviews for the Pepper Stewart Show (viewable on Facebook). Monica will spend the coming year traveling across the state of Missouri with the Ozark Rodeo Association, promoting rodeo and the western way of life. To follow her reign or for more information on the pageant, go to Facebook page ORA Queen Pageant or email firstname.lastname@example.org.