Delegate William "Bill" Hartman has appointed Makinsey Breanne Cochran as a princess in the 76th Mountain State Forest Festival.
Cochran is the daughter of Greg and Brenda Cochran of Dunmore, and she is the granddaughter of Shirley Adams, Nancy Curry, Harper Nelson and Edna Webb, all of Marlinton. She has two brothers, Kellyn Cassell and Ty Cochran, and two sisters, Tausha Grim and Courtney McClung.
Cochran graduated from Pocahontas County High School in 2012, and she attends West Virginia University. She plans to pursue a degree in graphic design. While in high school, she was senior class secretary and was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Tribe and Spanish Club. Her hobbies include pottery, painting and drawing. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Cochran will join other princesses along and the rest of the Mountain State Forest Festival's royal court descending coronation hill Oct. 5 on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. More information is available by visiting www.forestfestival.com.