photo by Phinney Photography

first published in the June 2021 Equiery

Evie Stettin of Washington, DC, was recently named this year’s Washington International Horse Show Youth Ambassador. Stettin previously served on WIHS’s Junior Committee for two years and was a social media content creator for WIHS in the past.

For the 2021 show, WIHS has added two new youth positions: Social Media Ambassador and Regional Show Ambassador. Charlotte Bassow of Washington, DC, has been named Social Media Ambassador while Abbie Olmstead of Potomac will act as Regional Show Ambassador.

In addition to the above ambassadors, the 2021 WIHS Junior Committee consists of 39 local teens from Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC making the class of 2021 is one of the largest Junior Committees since the program began in 2009.

  • Charlotte Bassow, Washington, D.C., School Without Walls High School
  • Isabella Bertozzi, Leesburg, Va., Independence High School
  • Virginia Bonnie, Upperville, Va., Foxcroft School
  • Samantha Bourque, Glenwood, Md., Glenelg High School
  • Emilia Cayelli, Herndon, Va., South Lakes High School
  • Barbara Colster, Fairfax, Va., Franklin Middle School
  • Abby Cole, Ashburn, Va., Riverside High School
  • Abby Dix, McLean, Va., Langley High School
  • Olivia Doughtery, Arlington, Va., St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School
  • Elsa Eastment, Chevy Chase, Md., Holton-Arms School
  • Chloe Fagan, Bethesda, Md., Walter Johnson High School
  • Nora Fotuhi, McLean, Va., Langley High School
  • Sophia Fox, Great Falls, Va., The Madeira School
  • Noor Golesorkhi, McLean, Va., Connolly School of the Holy Child
  • Caroline Green, Gaithersburg, Md., Quince Orchard High School
  • Abby Griffith, Vienna, Va., Dominion Christian School
  • Caty Hogan, Washington, D.C., Maret School
  • Elle Grace Hogan, Chevy Chase, Md., Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
  • Claire Jones, Herndon, Va., Herndon High School
  • Julianne Karol, Alexandria, Va., St. Stephens and St. Agnes School
  • Elizabeth Lowham-Ruzzo, McLean, Va., St. Stephens and St. Agnes School
  • Gabrielle Morin, McLean, Va., Holton-Arms School
  • Ali O’Brien, McLean, Va., Herndon High School
  • Abbie Olmsted, Potomac, Md., Winston Churchill High School
  • Natalie Paley, Germantown, Md., Northwest High School
  • Katherine Pugliese, Malvern, Pa., Conestoga High School
  • Catie Ries, Reston, Va., South Lakes High School
  • Carly Roberts, South Riding, Va., Freedom High School
  • Lauren Satola, Fulton, Md., Reservoir High School
  • Kendall Schuler, Great Falls, Va., Connelly School of the Holy Child
  • Lola Schumpert, Washington, D.C., Woodrow Wilson High School
  • Lauren Seib, Germantown, Md., Seneca Valley High School
  • Evie Stettin, Washington, D.C., School Without Walls High School
  • Katie Triantos, McLean, Va., Flint Hill School
  • Beatrice VanSant, Middleburg, Va., Highland School
  • Natalie Wasson, Oakton, Va., Flint Hill School
  • Hannah Weingast, Vienna, Va., Cooper Middle School
  • Lauren Wiermanski, Fairfax, Va., South County High School
  • Ava Wolfe, Burke, Va., Bishop Ireton High School