On July 1, 2017, Molly Matney, Miss Mammoth Cave
Area, was crowned Miss Kentucky 2017. Molly is the daughter of Rhonda and Avery Matney and hails from
Center in Metcalfe County. She is a 20 year-old Senior at Western Kentucky University majoring in
Molly's platform issue is "Farm Fit" a program that encourages consumers to develop their
bodies to be stronger and healthier by purchasing and consuming products found in their local farmers markets. For
talent, Molly sang the Beatles song "Oh Darling."
As Miss Kentucky, Molly serves as the spokesperson for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's
"Kentucky Proud" program which encourages consumers of all ages to purchase products produced in Kentucky and to maintain a healthy
and active lifestyle. She delivers this message to all age groups in schools throughout the commonwealth.
Molly will represent Kentucky at the 2017 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City on Sunday,
**To schedule Molly for an
appearance contact business managers Dana Peddicord or Janelle Tomes. They can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.