Past State Sweethearts

sweetjewelThe following women have served Pennsylvania DeMolay as State Sweetheart. They are presented here, beginning with the most recent first. The year listed before each name represents the year of completion. The name of the home Chapter follows each name.

  • 2017 – Caitlin Gresham – Templar
  • 2016 – Sarah Sellers – Elizabethtown
  • 2015 – Alicia Daniels – Reading
  • 2014 – Brooke Spence – Elizabethtown
  • 2013 – Sabrina Steed – Reading
  • 2012 – Marian Wiggins – Northeast
  • 2011 – Lauren Nace – Lorraine
  • 2010 – Kristi Rowles – Elizabethtown
  • 2009 – Mary Noble – Elizabethtown
  • 2008 – Marie Pashel – Steel City
  • 2007 – Crystal Hunt – Friendship-Bray
  • 2006 – Tori Robertson – Ellizabethtown
  • 2005 – Ashley Tennis – Pilgrim
  • 2004 – Allison Stains – George Washington
  • 2003 – Krista Bortz -Reading
  • 2002 – Erin Brown – Lorraine
  • 2001 – Jennifer Knapp – Pilgrim
  • 2000 – Meg Perla – Friendship-Bray
  • 1999 – Carrie Carnahan – Elizabethtown
  • 1998 – Shanna Coe – Elizabethtown
  • 1997 – Lauren Hampton – Elizabethtown
  • 1996 – Jennifer Fasnacht – Elizabethtown
  • 1995 – Jona Hoover – Elizabethtown
  • 1994 – Janelle Rodgers – Templar
  • 1993 – Karla Smith – Elizabethtown
  • 1992 – Lynn Bliss – Fayette
  • 1991 – Lisa Petrille – Somerton
  • 1990 – Julie McCrary – Lancaster
  • 1989 – Kristine Smith – Lancaster
  • 1988 – Donna Arnst – Lancaster
  • 1987 – Stephanie Cole – Continental
  • 1986 – Jacqueline Jameson – Lancaster
  • 1985 – Tracy Griffith – Carlisle
  • 1984 – Lori Fisher – State College

The State Sweetheart program was discontinued after 1963 and reinstated in 1984.

  • 1963 – Marlene Mahners – Duquesne
  • 1962 – Sue Nelson – al-Aksa
  • 1961 – Mary Kay Cherry – Chief Logan
  • 1960 – Unknown
  • 1959 – Unknown
  • 1958 – Unknown
  • 1957 – Unknown
  • 1956 – Unknown

The State Sweetheart program was suspended in 1941 due to World War II.

  • 1941 – Jane Drew -Unknown
  • 1940 – Unknown
  • 1939 – Joyce Clifton – Coraopolis
  • 1938 – Ruth Willock -Templar
  • 1937 – Ursula Parleton – New Kensington

Sweethearts from 1937 to 1941 were known as “Miss DeMolay of Western Pennsylvania.”