Eight young Washington County women are candidates for Okawville Fair Queen. The judging and coronation will be held Friday, September 16 at 7 p.m. at Okawville High.
*Sebrenna Bodendieck of Hoyleton, daughter of Monica Pflasterer; sponsored by McDonalds of Nashville.
*Bryleigh Prest of rural Marissa, daughter of Brian and Debbie Prest; sponsored by Prest Agriculture.
*Grace Foster of rural Addieville, daughter of John and Michelle Foster; Sponsored by Klip N Kurl
*Abby Riechmann of Okawville, daughter by Keith Riechmann and Susanne Tobben; sponsored by Riechmann Bros. LLC
*Sevanah Hackstadt of rural Nashville, daughter of Neal and Angie Hackstadt; Sponsored by Hackstadt Farms
*Shaye Sawicki of Okawville, daughter of Brad and Beth Sawicki; sponsored by The Okawville Times.
*Grace Ruehl of Nashville, daughter of Scott and Rebecca Ruehl; Sponsored by Gateway FS
*Natasha Migliore of Nashville, daughter of Marisa Migliore and the late Reno Migliore; sponsored by Girolamo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria.
Fair Queen candidates are judged on stage presence, speech, and interview. Scores are based on beauty of face, physique and physical condition, interview, and stage presence.
The Queen receives a treasure chest of gifts from businesses, organizations, and individuals. She will compete in the Illinois County Fair Pageant in January.
Junior Miss candidates:
*Raelynn Frederking, daughter of Lucas and Meagan Frederking; sponsored by Sabrenna Bodendieck
*Meigha Segelhorst, daughter of William and Brittany Segelhorst; sponsored by Bryleigh Prest
*Kamdyn Paul, daughter of Skylar and Paige Paul; sponsored by Grace Foster
*Renley Sterrett, daughter of James Sterrett and Chelsey Sterrett; sponsored by Abby Riechmann
*Lilly Waltrip, daughter of Ryan and Julianne Waltrip; sponsored by Sevanah Hackstadt
*Avery Rabenort, daughter of Lance and Christine Rabenort; sponsored by Shaye Sawicki
*Wren Meinert, daughter of Jordan and Jolie Meinert, sponsored by Grace Ruehl
*Wren Lange, daughter of John and Olivia Lange; sponsored by Natasha Migliore.
The Junior Miss is selected by a vote of people attending the Pageant.