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4th of July royalty – Darian Meissner

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There are three candidates for this year’s Fourth of July royalty contest. They are Kayla Rooney, Jennifer Ludwigsen, and Darian Meissner.

Meissner is a 16-year old basketball player who just finished her sophomore year in high school.

KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with Meissner and her runner, Corey Goicoechea, about preparations for this year’s event. This is part of that interview.

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