The 13th Annual Big Sky State Games National Anthem Contest winner is Kayla Botkin of Missoula. Botkin is a 2022 graduate of Frenchtown High School and will be attending Carroll College to pursue a career in the healthcare field. She will sing the National Anthem at the 37th Annual Big Sky State Games Opening Ceremonies on Friday, July 15 in Billings.
Botkin has been singing as long as she can remember, and performed her first National Anthem in third grade at a football game. She is an active musician who leads worship at her church and sang in her school’s honor choir. In addition to be being a talented artist, Botkin is an athlete and participated in track and field throughout her high school career.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium.