Crowning achievements: Hancock, Kerbs named fair royalty

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Jennifer Hancock (right), of Leadership 4-H, was named 2005 Vernon County Youth Fair Queen Tuesday, beating out seven others for the honor. Elise Sommer, of Milo-Oakdale 4-H, was the runner-up. Other contestants were Lindsay Baldwin, Millenium 4-H; Caressa Blankenship, Rinehart 4-H; Zephre Green, West Point 4-H; Brittany Hagerman, Bronaugh 4-H; Ashley Leininger, Sheldon 4-H and Emily Zolgmann, Nevada FFA. Katherine Kerbs (left), of Bronaugh 4-H, was named 2005 Vernon County Youth Fair Princess. Kerbs also faced competition from seven others. The runner-up was Audrey Daniels, of Clayton 4-H. The other princess candidates were Bailee Bybee, Schell City 4-H; Kayla Messer, Leadership 4-H; Mary Jo Osman, Sheldon 4-H; Lauren Phillips, Richards 4-H; Brooklyn Swait, Ellis 4-H and Amanda Wolf, Nevada Jr. FFA. A photo of both runners-up are on Page 5.

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