Caitlin Garcia is the 23 year old daughter of Cesar and Denise Garcia. She has one sibling, a twin sister, Brianna.
Caitlin is a 2017 graduate of Cheyenne Central Highschool where she was a member of the diving team, FBLA chapter and FFA chapter. Caitlin competed with Central’s FBLA chapter at three national conferences. Her senior year, she competed with the High Plains FFA chapter in veterinary science, where the team won the reserve national championship.
After high school Caitlin attended Laramie County Community College where she graduated with three associates degrees in animal science, equine science and equine training & management. Here she competed on the Ranch Horse team and Equestrian team. Caitlin is currently a senior at the University of Wyoming, where she is pursuing a bachelors of animal science with a concentration in equine science. While attending University of Wyoming she has been a member of the Ranch Horse Team, competitively showing versatility horses.
Caitlin’s first time in the CFD arena was at the age of 8, competing in junior barrel racing. She later continued to represent CFD across Wyoming and surrounding states for five years as a Dandy. When not in the arena, Caitlin can be found at the ranch moving cows, fixing fences, putting up hay or working any other aspect of the ranch.
“It is a true honor to be Miss Frontier 2024! I am beyond grateful for the opportunity to represent Cheyenne Frontier Days, rodeo, and the western way of life. To become my own childhood hero is an indescribable feeling! To know I have been chosen to represent 3000+ volunteers who are Cheyenne Frontier Days and continue the legacy of Cheyenne Frontier Days royalty is truly humbling! I hope to make each person proud and fill the boots of those who rode before me!”
Haylie Breann Turley is the 19-year-old daughter of Sherry and George Anadiotis and Scott and Crystal Turley. She has an older brother named Rylan; and three younger siblings, a sister named Haleigh, and two brothers named Brody and Tommy.
Haylie is a 2022 graduate from Cheyenne East High School. She dedicated her high school years to 4H cattle showing and FFA leadership and showmanship. She served as a FFA officer for four years with the last two years as President of the Cheyenne Frontier FFA Chapter. FFA afforded Haylie many opportunities resulting in numerous awards and honors such as Reserve Champion at State Convention for Employment Skills and 2021 FFA Chapter of the Year!
Proceeding high school, Haylie was elected as the 2022-2023 Wyoming FFA State 2nd Vice President of the Wyoming State FFA Association. She served alongside eight other individuals making them the infamous “Nine.” This powerhouse team traveled across the state inspiring FFA members, creating personal growth workshops, and delivering multiple speeches to 3,999 FFA members across the great state of Wyoming while attending Laramie County Community College full-time.
Haylie currently is in her second semester at LCCC and is pursuing a degree in nursing with a goal of transferring to the University of Wyoming to obtain her BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) and eventually a doctorate in nursing practice, which will allow her to further serve Wyoming.
It has been Haylie’s lifelong dream to be a part of Cheyenne Frontier Days. She has looked up to the men and women dedicated to the western lifestyle. When she started riding eight years ago, she realized this was her chance to be the next generation to live and breathe the brand. For Haylie was a CFD Dandy and a drill leader for four years. She also continued her volunteerism on the Parades Committee as a Mounted Marshall, assisting in the safety of spectators and participants on parade days.
“I have the utmost pride and honor to be the 2024 Miss Lady-in-Waiting! Representing Cheyenne Frontier Days is a timeless tradition that I am more than grateful to be a part of. I am beyond excited to represent and serve 3,000+ volunteers, the people of Cheyenne, and the legacy of rodeo. I hope to always put the best interests of the people, contestants, and volunteers first; as they are the heart and foundation of CFD. I promise as Miss Lady-in-waiting to do my best in educating and promoting this beautiful way of life. I hope to make every person proud who paved the way for me!”