Six candidates will vie for the title of 2013 Emmet County Fair Queen and Princess-Leslie Brandt, Becky Cronk, Brianna Enerson, Mariajose Rodriguez, Amber Schacherer and Rebecca Lair.
Interviews will be conducted this Sunday, July 22 with the contest held at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 25 at the fair. The Emmet County Fair Queen will receive a $100 savings bond from Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative and an expense-paid trip to the Iowa State Fair to compete in the state fair queen competition. The county fair is July 25-28.
Leslie Brandt is the 18-year-old daughter of Lennon and Mary Brandt of Swea City. She is a member of the Iowa Lake 4-H'ers. This year Leslie graduated from North Union High School where she participated in county council, band, choir, show choir, musicals, large group speech, individual speech, Supporting Players, National Honor Society, student council, class officer and FCCLA. She also volunteers at her church, Patent Pending Players Children's Theater, Armstrong Public Library and the North Union High School Library.
Becky Cronk is the 18-year-old daughter of Brian and Jackie Cronk of Armstrong. She is a member of the Iowa Lake 4-H'ers 4-H Club. Becky graduated in 2013 from North Union High School where she was a member of National Honor Society, dance team, golf, choir, musical, band, show choir, speech, Supporting Players, North Union FFA and National Soils Judging.
Brianna Enerson is the 17-year-old daughter of Arvin and Anna Enerson of Estherville. She will be a senior this fall at Estherville Lincoln Central High School where she is involved in cross country, track, summer running camp, drama, speech contest and band including marching band, jazz band, pep band and concert band. She also is in 4-H, FFA and volunteers at youth programs at church all year.
Mariajose Rodriguez is the 16-year-old daughter of Jose and Alma Rodriguez of Estherville. She is a member of Girl Scouts Troop #302 and HUG Puppets. She is also a member of the ELC Cross Country and Track teams.
Amber Schacherer is the 18-year-old daughter of Jerome and Barb Schacherer of Estherville. She is a recent graduate from Estherville Lincoln Central High School. Amber is a member of swim team and is a wrestling and football cheerleader. She also was a member of the tennis team, Purple Cord and National Honor Society.
Rebecca Lair is the 17-year-old daughter of Russ and Tammy Lair of Estherville. She will be a senior this fall at Estherville Lincoln Central. Rebecca is a member if the 12 Mile Lakers 4-H Club, the Estherville FFA Chapter and the First Christian Church in Estherville.