Battle Ground — Larissa Marini has been crowned the 2012 Miss Vancouver Rodeo. The honors graduate from Battle Ground High School qualified for state competitions all four years she was in school there. She is attending Clark College and wants to transfer to Central Washington University as a pre-veterinary sciences major. She also was a 2011 Clark County Fair Court Princess. Marini will be on hand at the Vancouver Rodeo on July 4-7 at the Clark Count Saddle Club in Brush Prairie. Visit http://vancouverrodeo.com.