Texas Honey Queen

Texas Honey Queen, Hope Pettibon acts as the official spokespersons for the Texas Beekeepers Association to promote all aspects of the Beekeeping Industry. The Texas Honey Queen is available for interviews, personal appearances, and are prepared to give presentations to local community groups.

To arrange for the Texas Honey Queen to visit your area, contact:
Rachael Seida, Texas Honey Queen Chair
(214) 578-3477 or email texashoneyqueenchair@gmail.com


Texas Honey Queen – Hope Pettibon

The 2016 Texas Honey Queen, Hope Pettibon, and lives in the DFW area on a small ranch with her 10 siblings and parents. Hope served as the CCHBA 2014 Honey Princess, and CCHBA 2015 Honey Queen. She loves to spend her time outside gardening, farming, and has helped her family raise honey bees since 2004. Recently, her honey won 3rd place in the black jar tasting contest at the Texas State Fair. Hope is currently attending a one year Bible college in south Texas and has future aspirations to be an EMT. During her free time, she enjoys reading, playing the piano, cooking, and crafts.

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Texas Honey Princess – Willow Lanchester

Willow Lanchester lives in the North Texas area with her family, and is the oldest of two children. Willow is a sophomore in college and plans to one day pursue a law degree. From a young age Willow has been enchanted by honey bees and in 2013 she began beekeeping through the East Texas Beekeepers Association Youth Scholarship program. Willow has enjoyed beekeeping and telling others about bees ever since. In addition to beekeeping, Willow is a budding artist in painting, graphite, charcoal, and collage. Willow loves to use her artwork to promote the honey bee as well as other social issues. In her free time Willow also enjoys reading, cooking, costuming, and hiking.

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Previous Honey Queens

The Texas Beekeepers Association and its members cannot begin to show their gratitude for the personal sacrifices and service that our previously crowned Honey Queens have provided to our association.  Their tireless efforts, miles traveled, children educated, presentations given, and honey recipes crafted would exhaust the normal person.  Please provide a donation to their Texas Honey Queen Fund if you agree.

Scroll through the photos of these magnificent and beautiful ladies to the right.  Think about how you can continue their efforts today.

Small wild plum, March 2, 2011, Terry Fender

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