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Amelia Miller Crowned Grange Fair Queen

by on August 16, 2018 12:09 PM

A Bellefonte Area High School student was crowned 2018 Centre County Grange Fair Queen on Wednesday night.

Amelia Miller, of Howard, will wear the crown for the next year, succeeding 2017 queen Megan Royer, of State College.

Miller, 17, is involved in 4-H, violin, orchestra club and drama club. She plans on attending college and majoring in foreign affairs or international relations. She is the daughter of Randy and Lisa Miller.

As queen, Miller will preside over this year's fair, which runs through Aug. 25., and will compete for Pennsylvania State Fair Queen in January. 

Morgan Bair, of Centre Hall, was named runner-up. The 16-year-old attends Centre County Christian Academy and is involved in piano, singing and soccer. The daughter of Jason and Christine Bair, she plans on on attending school to become a physical therapist.

Also comprising this year's court are Destiny Vonada, 16, of Spring Mills; Kaleigh Cunningham, 17, of Julian; Kelly Beck, 20, of State College; and Lily Woodring, 17, of Spring Mills.

Grange Fair queen contestants are between the ages of 16 and 20 and submit an essay, participate in interviews and give a speech before the coronation. In the role, the queen appears and speaks at meetings, special events and festivals and schools throughout the year, as well as attending events throughout the current Grange Fair.

Miller and Bair will receive $500 and $300 in prize money, respectively, and the four other contestants will each receive $100.

Geoff Rushton is managing editor for Contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter at @geoffrushton.
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