Director General of the Mountain State Forest Festival, Cricket Leary, has appointed Jenna Lea Hanifan to the 77th Royal Court. She is the daughter of Anita Hanifan and Tom Hanifan both of Elkins. She has one sister, Cynthia Hanifan.
Princess Jenna graduated from Elkins High School with the class of 2009, where she was a member of the Tigerettes.
She is presently a senior at Davis & Elkins College, where she is majoring in hospitality and tourism management with a business minor.
She is a member of the student assembly, vice president of the Squirrel Squad/Henry the Squirrel and treasurer of campus activities board.
She and her family are members of the Elkins Family Worship Center. She enjoys dancing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
After graduation, she plans to attend the Graduate Intern Program at Walt Disney World.