Dana Heltzel (front, center) was crowned the 2020-21 Blair County Dairy Princess on June 26. Behind her is Vannika Rice, the outgoing Dairy Princess and Alternate Dairy Princess. Gathered at the pageant were (from left): Front row: Jordan Smith and Drew Heltzel, Dairy Ambassadors; and Emma Biddle, Dairy Maid. Middle row: Norah Bechtel, Danielle Heltzel and Anna Longenecker, Dairy Maids. Back row: Maddison Benfer, Dairy Ambassador; Kathryn Longenecker, Blair County Alternate Dairy Princess; Elizabeth Frederick, outgoing Blair County Alternate Dairy Princess; and Darcy Heltzel and Rylee Stultz, Dairy Maids.
Dana Heltzel was recently crowned the 2020-21 Blair County Dairy Princess by the outgoing Dairy Princess and State Alternate Dairy Princess, Vannika Rice.
Heltzel is the 17-year-old daughter of Jennifer and Andrew Heltzel of Martinsburg and will be a senior at Central High School in the fall. She works on her family's dairy farm, Finey-Mar Farm.
Heltzel is a member of the Central Cove FFA chapter, through which she participates in public speaking and is a member of the National FFA Band. She serves as drum major for her school's marching band and plays the flute in concert band.