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Five finalists announced for 2016 Adams County Fair Queen Contest

The 2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen finalists include, from left, Molly Bauman, Jordan Crum, Sarah McFarland, McKayla Smith, and Caitlin Young.
The 2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen finalists include, from left, Molly Bauman, Jordan Crum, Sarah McFarland, McKayla Smith, and Caitlin Young.

Queen will be crowned on fair’s first night, July 10 –

Adams County 4-H Press Release – 

Five finalists have been selected to compete for the title of “2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen.” These finalist will ride in the parade on Sunday afternoon, July 10, beginning at 5 p.m. and will be joined by as many as 49 of the Fair’s previous queens, dating back to the first Adams County Fair queen, Nancy Fields Shupert, crowned in 1966.
Final interviews, judging, and the announcement of the 2016 queen and her court will take place during the Fair’s Opening Ceremonies at approximately 7 p.m. that evening. The contestants will be interviewed by Don Bowles of C103 Radio. Finalists include Molly Bauman, Jordan Crum, Sarah McFarland, McKayla Smith, and Caitlin Young.

Molly Bauman, Otway, is 16 years old and is the daughter of Kent and Joy Bauman. She will be a junior in the CTC’s Engineering program in the fall and will continue to pursue post-secondary studies at Southern State. She is a member the Buckeye Barn Busters 4-H Club and Peebles FFA. Molly also serves as secretary of the Adams County Junior Fair Board.

Jordan Crum, 16, is the daughter of Jamie and Angela Crum. She will be a senior at Peebles High School in the fall and is a member of the Good, Better, Best 4-H Club, Peebles FFA, and the Adams County Junior Fair Board.

Sarah McFarland of Peebles is 16 years old and is the daughter of Steve and Susie McFarland. She will be a senior at Peebles High School in the fall. She is a member the Cannon Hill Kids 4-H Club and Peebles FFA.

McKayla Smith, Manchester, is 18 years old and is the daughter of Will and Amanda Smith. She graduated from Manchester High School this May and also received her Associates Degree from Southern State Community College. She plans to attend Shawnee State University this fall. McKayla is a member of the Manchester FFA.

Caitlin Young, Seaman, is 17 and is the daughter of Marla and Chris Young. She will be a senior in the fall, pursuing post-secondary studies at Southern State Community College. She is a member of the Unity Farmers 4-H Club and North Adams FFA. She is also a member of the Adams County Junior Fair Board.

Preliminary interviews and on-stage judging were held on Friday, June 24, when the candidate pool of ten was reduced to five finalists. Judges for the preliminaries included Amy Bush, Kelcie Pierce, and Aaron Hammond, all volunteers actively involved with the Junior Fair and Royalty program in Ross County.
Final interviews will be conducted by Don Bowles, C103, on the air during Opening Ceremonies of the 125th Adams County Fair on Sunday, July 10, in front of the main grandstand at approximately 7 p.m. Each candidate will be interviewed by Bowles and asked a final question. Judges will then confer, and the Queen and her court will be announced. Fair royalty will be actively involved in many of the Fair’s events and activities throughout the week, and they will represent the Fair at area festivals and events throughout the coming year.
A committee of Junior Fair Board members and adult coordinators is responsible for the 2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen Contest. Committee members include Rebekah McCarty and Joe Kimmerly. Ashley Clark, Crickett Crase, and Debbie Carrington serve as adult coordinators for this year’s Contest.

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