Grange Fair Queen Contest set for Aug. 20
The Centre County Grange Fair will celebrate its 140th anniversary this year. It also marks the 11th year of the Centre County Grange Fair Queen Contest.
Six young women have entered the contest.
Carly Wojtaszek of Centre Hall is the daughter of Bryan and Angela Wojtaszek. A 2014 graduate of Bellefonte Area High School, she is attending PSU majoring in hospitality management. Wojtasek has attended Camp Cadet, likes to cook and outdoor activities.
Alissa Woomer of Howard is the daughter of Todd and Lisa Woomer. She will be attending Empire Beauty School. Woomer participated in the National Poultry Judging Contest, placing second in the nation, and has participated in many projects at The Grange Fair through 4-H and FFA.
Emily Allegar of State College is the daughter of Mary Beth and John Allegar. She attends State College High School and plans on attending college to major in agricultural management. Allegar is also involved in The Seeing Eye Puppy Project.
Makayla Dreibelbis of Centre Hall is the daughter of Lisa Dreibelbis. She is attending Penns Valley Area High School and plans on becoming a pediatric oncology nurse. Deibelbis became a certified nursing assistant after attending CPI. She also works for a photographer.
Halee Wasson of State College is the daughter of Ron and Candy Wasson. She is attending PSU and studying agriculture science. She is involved in 4-H, FFA and is a member of Victor Grange. Halee wishes to pursue a career in agriculture.
Nikaelin Pacella of Bellefonte is the daughter of Sherry Ebeling. She hopes to attend college to become a pediatric psychiatrist. She is involved in 4-H, FFA and is a member of ski patrol at Tussey Mountain.
This year’s pageant will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Southside Stage beginning at 7 p.m. Maddison Kaufman, Centre County’s 2014 Grange Fair Queen will crown her successor.