Born and raised in the small town of Olalla, Washington, 2023 Miss Teen Rodeo Washington Patty Lynch is the 18-year-old daughter of Kris and Brendan Lynch, and a recent graduate of South Kitsap High School.
Proudly representing her local Silver Spur Saddle Club as a lifelong club member and royalty representative from 2019-2022, Patty’s love for her community has resulted in rewarding volunteer work and blossoming friendships with other youth involved in agriculture.
Patty began her riding career at the age of three and jumped headfirst into all things horse related. With her equine partner Legacy, Patty spent long summers and cold winters competing in pole bending, barrel racing, keyhole, and drill team for the South Kitsap Washington State High School Equestrian Team. Patty competed in and qualified for state three times with the drill team and went all the way to regionals in her final year with the team.
In her free time, Patty enjoys multiple art mediums, swimming and is an avid reader. In the next year, she plans to attend college to pursue an accounting degree. Patty looks forward to representing and inspiring the youth of the Evergreen State and promoting the great sport of rodeo throughout her home state of Washington. Follow her journey @missteenrodeowashington