By Robert J. Matthews
Kayla Rodgers, a 27-year-old high school guidance counselor from Hamilton, joins Season 28 of "The Bachelor" to vie for the affections of Joey Graziadei, a 28-year-old tennis pro from Hawaii.
A graduate of Hamilton High School in 2014, Kayla is described as outgoing, trustworthy, and unapologetic.
Earlier in the year, locals Taylor Pegg and Warrick Reider were on "The Bachelorette" alongside Graziadei, facing challenges in advancing on the show.
The London production of "Sunset Boulevard," featuring Wright State University alumna Nicole Scherzinger.
Scherzinger's performance in London has been described as outstanding and stripped-down, earning her acclaim for her portrayal of the faded silent film star Norma Desmond.
According to Deadline, Scherzinger intends to commit to a six-month run on Broadway, bringing the electrifying revival of "Sunset Boulevard" to a new audience.
There's speculation about Scherzinger potentially appearing in a film version of "Sunset Boulevard," depending on the reception of her Broadway debut.
Kayla's journey on "The Bachelor" adds a local touch to the popular reality show, with viewers rooting for her success in finding love with Joey Graziadei.