Six vie to be Fort Bend County Fair queen

(Submitted Photo) Pictured from the left are 2016 Fort Bend County Fair queen candidates Alyssa Flowers, Kennedy Paige Johnson, Megan Lepovitz, 2015 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Hannah Eicke, Katie Koerth, Samantha Sebesta and Savannah Fernandez.

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Pictured from the left are 2016 Fort Bend County Fair queen candidates Alyssa Flowers, Kennedy Paige Johnson, Megan Lepovitz, 2015 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Hannah Eicke, Katie Koerth, Samantha Sebesta and Savannah Fernandez.

Six young ladies have registered to run for the 2016 Fort Bend County Fair Queen.

Alyssa Flowers, Kennedy Paige Johnson, Megan Lepovitz, Katie Koerth, Samantha Sebesta, and Savannah Fernandez will be vying for the queen’s crown, leather sash and their place in fair history. The young lady who is declared the winner will participate as an ambassador throughout the fair’s run from Sept. 23 to Oct. 2 and through the following year’s events. The contest awards several different scholarships to the queen and her court including a $2,000 marketing award scholarship.

On July 17 a meeting was held at the Safari Texas Ranch where the young ladies, their parents, board members and committee members gathered for tea and an explanation of contest rules.

The 2015 Fort Bend County Queen, Hannah Eicke, and several past fair queens attended to help present the rules and information of the contest.

The candidates attend schools from all over the county, including Ridge Point High School, Foster High School, and Lamar High School.

The Fort Bend County Fair Queen Scholarship Contest is based on ticket sales, a judged interview, style show performance and participation.

Beginning Aug. 1 the public will be able to purchase fair tickets online from one’s choice of the queen candidates.

For more information, contact the fair office at 281-342-6171 or visit www.fortbendcountyfair.com.

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