Erica Gabriela Walker of Elkview has been appointed a princess in the 77th Royal Court of the Mountain State Forest Festival by West Virginia Sen. Corey Palumbo. Princess Erica is the daughter of Gary and Gabi Walker of Elkview. She is the granddaughter of Ron and Edwina Strickland of Clendenin. She has two sisters, Ashton and Paelin Walker.
Princess Erica graduated from Herbert Hoover High School with the class of 2011 with honors. She attends West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she is majoring in both secondary education and English. She is in the honors program at Wesleyan and is a member of the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Education Association and Student Athlete-Advisory Committee. Erica is a member of the Bobcat cross-country and track and field teams and is an Academic All-American DII Cross-Country Athlete. She finished first in the women's division of the 76th Mountain State Forest Festival Collegiate Cross-Country Invitational.
Erica Gabriela Walker