One of this week’s finalist is 17 year old, Hope Petry. Hope recently graduated as her classes’ Valedictorian of Hudson Community School and was secretary of the school’s National Honor Society chapter. She was a National High School Rodeo Association Finals qualifier in 2011 and 2012 by competing in the Iowa High School Rodeo Association. In Iowa, she was the IHSRA Queen in 2011 and 2012 and the association’s president in 2012 and 2013. Hope was very involved in her local FFA chapter by serving as secretary, chapter president, and earning team and personal honors in the Iowa FFA State Convention three times. Good luck to Hope!